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Hi, I'm Heather. I'm a thirty-four year old SAHM. I live in North Austin with my husband Chris and our four kids. I'm a Louisiana native, but I've been in Austin almost five years. I love crafting, reading, keeping up with my kids' crazy lives, and I live on coffee!

Tips for Easing the Frustration of Car Rider Lines

“I love dropping off and picking up my kid in the car rider line…”                                           ...

Concussions in Children – What You Should Know

When my oldest son was in fourth grade, I got the dreaded school nurse phone call.  Fearing vomiting or an injury requiring stitches, I was initially relieved when the nurse told me why she...

Letting Go….When Your Last Kid Starts Kindergarten

Recently I met a mom at a park, who eyed my large brood and asked if we were ready for school to start.  As we chatted, she told me that her son would be...

The Season of Being a Middle Mom

Have you heard the term “middle mom”? I hadn’t until a friend recently explained it to me.  As soon as I heard what it meant, a lightbulb went off in my head.   “That’s it!”, I thought. ...

Self Care Tips During Pregnancy

Self care for any mama can feel like an impossible task, yet another thing to put on the never ending to do list.  Just thinking about self care can make us feel guilty, because...

Best Cheese Recipes for Every Meal

This mama loves cheese.  Like, way too much.  There could be candy and chocolate, tacos and margaritas, and I would still choose cheese over all.  So I have scoured the internet and come up...

When It’s More Than Morning Sickness…

One of the more challenging aspects of pregnancy for many women is morning sickness.  The nausea, dry heaving, actual vomiting, never vomiting but always feeling as though you need to...it is rough.  Fortunately for...

Do Teenagers REALLY Need Bedtimes?

Globally, teens are facing an alarming new health crisis, and most parents are unaware.  It’s not vaping,  social media, or screen addiction. It’s sleep deprivation. Researchers have reviewed over 800 studies to propose optimal teen sleep...

Best Spring Birthday Party Themes

When it comes to birthday parties, half of the fun is in the theme! We've found some of the best trending party themes for your little ones this spring.  From classic, to vintage, to...

Mom’s Guide to Unclogging the Garbage Disposal

Ah, the kitchen.  A place of warmth, comforting food, familiar smells, family time, laugher….dirty dishes, dried up crusty food, fingerprints on all things stainless, and my least favorite contraption ever- the garbage disposal.     I...

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