Gretchen Pierce

Gretchen Pierce
Gretchen is a former communications manager turned stay-at-home mom to her son Shepherd, born in December 2016. She and husband Ryan moved to Austin in 2014 from the Washington, D.C. area after spending time at Ryan’s family ranch in the Hill Country and falling in love with the area. They also have two high-maintenance fur babies, Hank and Gracie. Gretchen enjoys tennis, creative projects, lake time, and finding kid-friendly fun in Austin with her active son.

Breastfeeding Didn’t Come Naturally, and I Wasn’t Okay

When my newborn son wouldn’t breastfeed, I completely unraveled: breastfeeding didn't come naturally. I had planned to nurse him for his first year and simply would not accept that this might not happen. The...
Gretchen Pierce

Meet Gretchen Pierce

  Hi y’all! I'm Gretchen Pierce and I’m so excited to be a new contributor for Austin Moms Blog. Here’s a little bit about me and my fam: Despite my (over)use of the word y’all, I...

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