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AMB-Your Guide to Nailing Iphone Photography

Your Guide To Nailing iPhone Photography, From A Photographer

Your Guide To Nailing iPhone Photography, From A Photographer  Before purchasing my first DSLR this winter, I was convinced that the only thing I needed to snap gorgeous photos was my iPhone. After all, portrait mode was the most amazing new invention ever, and combined with a bunch of terrific free editing apps, why would […]

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AMB-Life After HELLP

Life After HELLP

Life After HELLP I should still be pregnant.  The weight of that statement falls on me like an anvil.  This was not the plan.  I love being pregnant, from the sickness to the flutters to the kicks, it is the most magical thing I have ever experienced. I was thrilled when we got pregnant with […]

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Family Friendly Food In The ‘Burbs

Family Friendly Food In The ‘Burbs Round Rock Restaurants Perfect for Kids I’ll be honest and admit that my kids are not great in restaurants.  Eating out for us can be really stressful (and potentially embarrassing) if the restaurant isn’t super kid friendly.  In a nutshell, my kids are just LOUD.  They’re funny and nice […]

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AMB-Where to Buy A Unique Baby Gift in Austin

Where To Buy A Unique Baby Gift In Austin

Where To Buy A Unique Baby Gift In Austin At this stage in my life, it seems like I’m always searching for a baby gift for at least one expectant mama friend. I usually get one or more items from the registry, but I also like including another, more thoughtful gift to add a personal […]

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Project Nursery: Babying On A Budget

Project Nursery: Babying On A Budget Cribs, rockers, changing tables, books, toys, blankets, diapers, OH MY! Designing a nursery can be overwhelming. There is alot that you need to shove in a room while making it comfortable, relaxing, and functional for your new bundle and yourself. In my profession, I get alot of work designing […]

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First I’m ME, Then I’m Mama

First I’m ME, Then I’m Mama   Listen, I eat, sleep, and breathe #momlife. I’m all Mama, all day, everyday. But let’s get one thing straight, before there was “mama”, there was me… and I’m not willing to lose that.   Like many of you, I feel like being a mom is my calling. As […]

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

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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