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Therapist Approved Teethers For Multiple Developmental Levels

Therapist Approved Teethers For Multiple Developmental Levels Teething can be rough! And, many parents have been left wondering what to do for their babies with painful, swollen gums after many frequently used teething gels (e.g. Orajel) have recently been pulled off store shelves following the US Federal Drug Administration’s warning about the drug in teething medications […]

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Top Non-Profits In Austin For Moms

Top Non-Profits In Austin For Moms I live here, I give here. This statement is powerful, and it shows that we can make a difference with our money, time, and talent in the city we love so dearly. I’ve rounded up 12 of my favorite nonprofits for moms in Austin. I chose these because they […]

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AMB-Why Teethers Are For More Than Just Teething

Why Teethers Are For More Than Just Teething

Why Teethers Are For More Than Just Teething Parents often go to the store in a rush to buy a teether once their baby starts showing some of the signs of teething: drooooooling, disrupted sleep patterns, decreased appetite and/or increased nursing, diaper rash/diarrhea, grabbing ears, red cheeks and the most obvious sign of red, swollen, […]

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Easy, Healthy & Frozen Treats

Easy, Healthy & Frozen Treats Beat the Dog Days of Summer (and… Texas Fall) with these yummy, cold treats. Summer may be winding down, but here in Austin we know the weather is going to keep on steaming right into Autumn.  Love it or hate it, we’ve got to find a way to beat it.  I […]

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Why I Choose Not To Wear Makeup

Why I Choose Not To Wear Makeup When I wake up in the morning, my routine is quite simple. I go to the bathroom, brush my teeth and hair, wash my face, and get dressed. That’s it. This process takes me about 5-8 minutes. No mascara, no foundation, no concealer, not even lip gloss. I […]

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Two Introverts And A Baby

  Two Introverts And A Baby When my husband and I were expecting our baby, we talked a lot about how our lives were going to change. We were prepared to sleep less. We also knew we wouldn’t be able to be as spontaneous as a couple—no more going out for margaritas on a whim […]

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3 Reasons Why I Still Like Pamela Druckerman’s Book Bringing Up Bébé

Reasons Why I Still Like Pamela Druckerman’s Book: Bringing Up Bébé I only read one parenting book while pregnant with my first child and it was Pamela Druckerman’s 2012 best-selling book, Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting. Druckerman writes about all-things motherhood, from pregnancy to childrearing and even the […]

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Beast Mode: Motherhood

Tonight I came to the conclusion, that we as moms are total beasts. All the moms I see in my circle endure SO much, all of the time. Rarely do I hear complaints, I just see these moms rolling up their sleeves and going after what needs to get done. It makes me so proud […]

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Blueberry Eyes for Mother’s Day

It is around this time of year that I reminisce about my first daughter’s birth, she was born a week before Mother’s Day. The daughter that made me a mother. The daughter that made my dreams come to fruition. All my life my mom told me that I carried around baby dolls and wanted to […]

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