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Family Dinners: Why Eating Together Is Important

Family Dinners: Why Eating Together Is Important I remember back in high school my ideal night was heating up pizza rolls, grabbing my cell phone and heading to the computer to chat on AOL with my friends. Sitting down to eat with my parents was the last thing on my mind. My parents continued to […]

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Traveling Tips For The Single Mom

Traveling Tips For The Single Mom I just recently flew from Austin, TX to Fort Lauderdale, FL with my four kids. We spent five days on Pompano Beach. It was a wonderful vacation. We did have  several hiccups on our vacation, but nothing devastating and I attribute that to the fact that I made conscious […]

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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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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Childhood cancer is so unnatural. It is abrupt and changes the lives of the patients and their families instantly. Children should never be burdened with the pain, fear, and the uncertainty of a cancer diagnosis. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which allows us to not only bring attention to childhood […]

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The Coolest Thing that Paul Simon’s Audience Taught Me about Parenting and Grandparenting

The Coolest Thing that Paul Simon’s Audience Taught Me about Parenting and Grandparenting I went to a Paul Simon concert with a friend who hasn’t quite tapped into the forties yet. She is one of the most present people I know. She listens carefully and responds openly. Her gaze sits right between us and her […]

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Family-Friendly Hike + Bike Trails In Austin

Family-Friendly Hike + Bike Trails In Austin One can never say enough about the planning behind Austin’s parks, trails and green space.  It truly is a one of a kind city that allows you to leave behind the hustle and bustle and find yourself on a lush, green trail within minutes.  Former Mayor Roy Butler, […]

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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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