Toddler Life

AMB-10 Educational Shows

10 Educational, Entertaining Shows (That Won’t Drive Parents Crazy)

10 Educational, Entertaining Shows (That Won’t Drive Parents Crazy) These days I am watching more kid shows than adult shows…granted I am not always watching, but they are on for my little darlings when I need to have some quiet time, get the kitchen cleaned up, prepare foods, etc etc etc. I am not a […]

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Set Your Children Up For A Successful Future | Austin Independent School District

Sponsored By:: Austin Independent School District Set Your Children Up For A Successful Future | Austin Independent School District Did you know that enrolling early in school helps children get a head start and improves their chances for a successful future? More than 30 Austin ISD schools now provide half-day pre-K to children as young […]

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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-Two Introverts and a Baby

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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AMB-the myth of balance

The Myth Of Balance

The Myth Of Balance   I’m not sure I have ever had balance in my life. My Type A personality is mostly to blame for this. I’m typically an all or nothing type. If I commit to something or someone, I tend to give it my everything. 110% of me. This has been both a […]

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AMB-Family-food-burbs

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-First I'm ME, then I'm Mama

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-20 Restaurants in Austin with Playgrounds

20 Restaurants In Austin With A Playground

20 Restaurants in Austin With a Playground 1. Hat Creek Burger Company (Burnet) 2. Hat Creek Burger Company (Westlake) 3. Hat Creek Burger Company at the Domain  4. Phil’s Ice House (South Lamar)  5. Phil’s Ice House (Burnet) 6. Phil’s Ice House (North 183) 7. Mandola’s (William Cannon) 8. Central Market (North Lamar) 9. Doc’s Backyard  10. […]

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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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AMB-Tips for a Zero Waste Summer

5 Tips For A Zero-Waste Summer

5 Tips For A Zero-Waste Summer It’s summer! For most families this means trips to the beach, camping, exploring a new city, or enjoying a stay-cation. No matter what adventure awaits you and your family this summer, take up the challenge to be zero-waste. What is zero-waste? It means doing your very best to ensure […]

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