Allison Hall

Allison Hall
Dr. Allison Hall, PT, MPT, DPT is part of tight knit party of five plus two rescue dogs. All three of her children were born in London, England during her family’s great decade abroad. She and her husband both grew up in Texas and returned in 2013 after purchasing a home after seeing it only via webcam. She finds joy in walking in nature, traveling almost anywhere, learning new things, pondering life intensely, caring for others deeply and doing anything that makes for a good laugh with family and friends. She is a pediatric physical therapist and the CEO/Founder of My Kid Blooms (, a digital resource for parents to find pediatric/OBGYN health-related information and professionals that match the needs of their families.

What To Do With The Christmas Cards AFTER Christmas?

While living in a digital world, I have begun to appreciate cards in the mail in a special way. I like seeing "punny" cards and the families that show their realness by leading with...
Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

30+ Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

Many parents are holding space for conversations about racial injustice with our children in order to educate, foster empathy and promote an anti-racist future world. We know that our children are hearing our conversations,...

Sometimes being told to stay-at-home puts families in danger-at-home

Between March 16 and April 5 of this year, SAFE had 41 child abuse/parenting related calls. Last year during the same timeframe, SAFE had just 17 calls. Our social media feeds are now filled with...

Glamping Guide Close to Austin

For the past five years, my family has “glamped” in several places within a four-hour drive of Austin. It is one of the highlights of our year and something our kids look forward to...

I Can’t Marie Kondo My Kids’ Books

Even before my children have had head control, we have been reading with them. As babies, we read together before we put them down for a nap or for bed. Once they could crawl, they...

Why is Katie Sowers Unique?

The 2020 Super Bowl was inspirational for so many reasons. Kansas City won for the first time in 50 years. Latinas were on the main stages. And, Katie Sowers was in the arena. She is the first...

When You Can’t “Choose Joy!”

I was in a yoga class the other day, and the teacher said, “You can choose how you feel.” As I stood there in my Warrior 2 with my gaze locked over my right hand,...

Kindergarten Prep: Gross and Fine Motor Skills

Kinder Round-Ups are happening and parents may start to think: “Is my kiddo ready for all this?!” There is an emotional and cognitive aspect to readiness along what is expected of a child physically....

Why Is Chrissy Teigen’s Baby Wearing A Helmet?

Why Is Chrissy Teigen’s Baby Wearing A Helmet? Chrissy Teigen tweeted on December 3, 2018: “baby miles getting fitted for a little helmet today for his adorable slightly misshapen head. so if you see pictures, don't...

Easy, Non-Toxic Indoor Plants For The Family Home

Easy, Non-Toxic Indoor Plants For The Family Home   I love watching things grow and bloom. Hence, I adore kids. . .and plants. The value of our rainforests, trees and plants in the ecosystem is well-known and...