Cheryl Black

Austin Moms Blog | 7 Pregnancy Scenarios to Prepare you for Work + Pregnancy

How to Get by When You Are Pregnant & Working

As if creating a human inside your uterus wasn’t enough, many of us have to do it while holding down a job. What gives?! I say that mostly in jest. I worked while I was...
Austin Moms Blog | Breast Cancer Resource Center

Beating Cancer :: Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas

"In 2015, there will be an estimated 231,840 new breast cancer cases diagnosed and 40,290 cancer deaths in the US." ~ American Cancer Society When I was in college, my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She...
Austin Moms Blog | 50 Shades of Babies

50 Shades of Babies: 50 Things You Didn’t Know About Parenthood

Every baby is different. You’ll hear it at least 1000 times...this week. And sure, it’s true (if monotonous to hear). That’s why when I started writing this piece on what 50 things new parents...

Is Pumping Your Way of Breast Feeding?

Not to be a Debbie Downer, but I’m just going to say it: exclusively pumping breast milk sucks, and I’m not just talking about the pump sucking. When I was prego, I always planned on...
Austin Moms Blog | 10 Must Have Baby Registry Items

Baby Registry Must-Haves

Let’s assume you have a crib (or cradle or bassinet or whatever) and a carseat. Because frankly if you don’t have those or at least a plan for those yet, you need to square...

Working Moms & Business Trips

“Plan to be in DC for next month’s meeting.” Nine simple words that took this working mama by surprise and caused a minor freak out. After I recovered from the shock, it was time to get...

10 Tips to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

2015 could be the year you actually achieve your new year’s resolution. Here are 10 tips to get you there. Set the right goal. Your goal could be “lose 20 pounds” but is that REALLY what...

12 Kid-tastic Christmas Ideas That DON’T Require Pinterest

I love Christmas but I am not a domestic diva. Like not a domestic diva at all. My husband cooks (and well I might add) and one of my new year’s resolutions is to spring...

Bring Back Date Night

Last Sunday two of my (kidless) girlfriends commented on how hubs and I are still “real people” even though we have a small human, specifically that we still have couple time. I told them,...

Holiday Spirits: Three Cocktail Recipes

Tis the season for festive cocktails! The temperatures are dropping in Central Texas and the holidays are just around the corner {literally}. Warm yourself, your spouse and your friends up with the holiday spirit(s).   Morning Glory One...