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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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 […]
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 […]
Dear Father-In-Law, In your early years of parenthood, I was probably a distant thought from your mind. You didn’t know me then, but your efforts then have brought such joy into my life now. All of my husband’s experiences and lessons he learned with YOU, led him to ME. Watching you, he learned responsibility and […]
I’m going to be honest. There is no secret formula or quiz that will give you the correct number of kids you should have. I can share with you the reasons that we’re using to help us and hope that it helps you and your significant other decide how many kids can fit in your […]
Dear Susan, Although I’ve known and loved you for years, I don’t think I ever FULLY appreciated you until I had a son of my own. Now, here I am with an almost two-year-old boy who is a splitting image of your son (also known as my husband). I love your son more than ever […]
When I started thinking about this subject I was immediately transported back to 6th grade. It was always such a fun challenge to come up with something new to show everyone each Wednesday in Mrs. Leingang’s class circa 1996. My very favorite “show and tell” item I ever brought to show my class was a […]
After the pregnancy test confirmed my suspicions there were so many decisions I needed to make. When do I tell my husband? Should I get a doula? What type of birthing classes did I want to attend? Do I go back to work after having the baby? The one constant that I never wavered on […]
I can’t believe that April Fools’ Day is already around the corner. It’s the best day of the year for pranks, but this year it also happens to fall on Easter Sunday. That makes the list of possible pranks almost endless. If you have a fun (and evil) side, I dare you to try some […]
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Lucy Dacus, Kyle Craft, U.S. Girls, and Red Yarn will perform live for Austin kids and families at the 6th annual MyMusicRx + YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids at the FADER FORT’s new location on Thursday March 15.
The YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids is a family friendly, morning concert that benefits MyMusicRx, the flagship program of the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA). MyMusicRx bedside and online music medicine programs deliver the healing power of music to hospitalized kids across the country.
Since 2014, YOU WHO! shows have cultivated a devoted following of more than 2,500 influential Austin moms, dads, and kids, treating them to up-close performances from artists like Shakey Graves, Sara Watkins, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, The Zombies, Best Coast, Heartless “Bathtubs”, Tacocat, Aloe Blacc, and Les Claypool. YOU WHO! has raised nearly $80,000 to fuel MyMusicRx programs.
MyMusicRx has served more than 180,000 children along with their families, caregivers, and medical professionals across the country including through a local in-hospital concert partnership with Dell Children’s Medical Center. In 2018, MyMusicRx will launch its bedside service at St. David’s Children’s Hospital. To ensure long-term, sustainable program growth, CCA has assembled a local advisory board comprised of community members and executives from leading Austin businesses and firms. Proceeds from ticket sales will support MyMusicRx’s local programs.
YOU WHO sponsors include: FADER, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Austin Motel, Birds Barbershop, Cornerstone, Do512, Do512 Family, Epiphone, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Sonos, and YETI.