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The What Ifs

The WhatIf Monster I recently bought my son a book called Jonathan James and the WhatIf Monster written by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. It came with a cute plush of the The Whatif (“what if”) Monster in the book. The monster is a symbol of our worries, fears and doubts that get stuck in our head.   The “what-ifs” in […]

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Quick Breakfasts

Easy and Quick Breakfasts for Kids

Even though I consider myself to be a morning person, I still struggle to figure out what to cook/reheat/unpackage for breakfast each day. Right now my go-to’s are usually convenient, not super creative, and could probably use a few more fruits and veggies. But all of that is about to change – I’m on a […]

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Favorite Parks In Austin

Spring has sprung!  And during these magnificent days, where shall we take the kiddo(s)? With all the amazing green space and proper park planning that Austin has done, this decision can actually be quite tricky. But no worries, I’ve gone ahead and narrowed it down to a few parks worth checking out, based on very […]

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Goose Meet Gage: A Few Simple Ways to Introduce Your Fur Baby to His New Human Sibling

There are so many things to think about when imagining being responsible for another one’s wellbeing. I have always been one to gradually work my way into responsibility. For instance, in my first solo apartment, I planted a bunch of succulents thinking they were easy for a beginner green thumb. Well, I had to replace […]

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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in communication, developmental language, and social interaction, combined with rigid and repetitive behaviors.   Autism is now called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because the symptoms range in severity. High-functioning autism, formerly known as Aspergers Syndrome, is at one end of the […]

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