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AMB-How to Make Your Kid Party EXTRA

How To Make Your Kids’ Parties EXTRA!

How To Make your Kids’ Parties EXTRA! Parties should be a celebration; a celebration of life, of accomplishments, of others. I love planning events and parties because it is a creative outlet (which brings me joy) and because it brings joy to others. As an experienced event planner, here are my top ten ways to […]

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No Good Very Bad Day? Be Here Now, Not There!

No good Very Bad Day? Be Here Now, Not There!  I quickly wipe tears away from my swollen eyes as my daughter leaps in for a giant embrace. She is truly the most empathetic creature I have ever met.  She is always the first to comfort her baby brother, and well in this moment, me.  I […]

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AMB-Insta-worthy Austin Murals

Insta-worthy Austin Mural Guide

Insta-Worthy Austin Mural Guide One of my most favorite things about living in Austin? The artsy, counter-culture vibe. We have this incredible opportunity to teach our kids that weird is okay, that different is good, and that art and music are to be celebrated. You see, where I grew up, it was only the “weird […]

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AMB-The Must List for International Travel With Kids

The Must List: International Travel With Kids

The Must List: International Travel With Kids “I will NEVER get on a plane with this child again.” We had just flown across the country with our then 6-month-old son, and it had been a kicking (literal), screaming (literal) nightmare. Between the time zone swap and the unfamiliar crib, he’d hardly slept a wink, and […]

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Back To School Around The World

Back To School Around The World

Back To School Around The World For most American parents, the closest thing we have to a “Back to School” tradition is slapping “First Day of 2nd grade” on a piece of paper/Etsy chalkboard, snapping a pic of our kiddo fidgeting in their new school clothes, and posting that gem to Instagram. With our kiddos […]

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Importance Of Early Childhood Education | Little Sunshine Playhouse & Preschool

Sponsored By:: Little Sunshine Playhouse Importance Of Early Childhood Education | Little Sunshine Playhouse & Preschool Mamas, the years from birth to age 5 are incredible years in children’s lives. During this time, our littles begin to express their personalities, which can be adorable, hilarious and even embarrassing at times (as nearly every mama can […]

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AMB-Why I Choose Not To Wear Makeup

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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AMB-The Best Place to Donate

The Best Places To Donate Kids Items (That Do The Most Good)

The Best Places To Donate Kid Items (That Do The Most Good) With back to school, the early fall can be a great time to round up the kids and go through the items in their bedrooms and play rooms that are no longer providing value. Donating your new or gently used children’s items to […]

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