Destiny Harris

Destiny Harris
Destiny is a Sooners fan who happened to marry a Longhorns fan and they live happily ever after 8 months out of the year. As a first first-time mom to a 6-month-old baby girl, she is currently focusing on surviving the teething stage and functioning on 3 hours of sleep a night. She considers herself a reality TV connoisseur and Bravoholic who tries to live every day like Andy Cohen is watching. You can follow her motherhood journey on Instagram @thenoninstamom.
toddler tantrums

I Thought I Knew My Parenting Style, But Tantrums Changed Me

Toddler tantrums. Let’s talk about it. We are officially in the tantrum phase and let me tell you, it has challenged every single parenting philosophy I thought I believed in. Before you become a...
black expectant mother

The Importance of Advocating for your Health as a Black Expectant Mother

High maternal mortality rates, disproportionate infant mortality rates, disparities in medical care, and lack of healthcare access are all part of the conversation when discussing pregnancy outcomes for black expectant mothers. With the amount of...

Teaching Children to Celebrate Differences

Everyday I am reminded that the world my daughter is growing up in is completely different than the world I grew up in. While there have been so many things that have happened in...
frustrated children

Are We Raising Frustrated Children?

As soon as I became a mother, I became a statistician, okay not really, but the amount of numerical data you must keep track of is incredible. I was expected to track everything my...

Thank you, Heroic Essential Workers of Austin

Today is a thank you to the heroic essential workers of Austin... They say you never forget where you were when you experience a traumatic or life-changing event and for me, that is 100%...

My Experience As A Black Mom In Austin

While there are many shared experiences that unite most first-time parents, the preparation for parenthood felt a little different for me and many of my friends who are raising black children in Austin. Not only...

Meet Destiny Harris :: The Non-Insta Mom

I would like to think of myself as the Bear Grylls of motherhood, but instead of surviving in the wild I’m surviving motherhood. Quite honestly, being a mom is a never ending adventure into...