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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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Awesome Austin Splash Pads You Won’t Want to Miss this Summer

It’s once again that glorious time of year, also known as Splash Pad Season! If you’ve made it through at least one Austin summer – or even early fall – then you know how hot it can be. You’ll also remember how much your little ones still wanted to be outside. The splash pad is the […]

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The ABCs and 123s of Kindergarten

Whether you’re a #KinderMom newbie or veteran, here are 20 Kindergarten tips to establish a sparkling start to your child’s first year of school: Teach your child to verbalize needs. Understanding our kids’ needs is intuitive as parents. However, expecting teachers to magically “know” this is beyond Superwoman stuff. Boost communication through reading, speaking, listening, […]

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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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Should You File Your Own Taxes This Year?

The dreaded yearly filing of the taxes. It is a guarantee must-do and this year the deadline falls on April 17. Somehow, my husband and I – because I’m not taking all the blame here – always put it off until the last minute. We’ve had years where we’ve hired someone to help file and […]

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The Reality of Spring Break with Little People in Tow

We have had a rough year and were VERY excited for a little reprieve for spring break. A getaway…change of scenery… breathe in some mountain air…escape the day-to-day schedule a little bit. The funny thing is my husband and I get so excited about these trips and we EASILY forget what the reality is like […]

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