Jaki Milakovic

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Jaki was a mom working in the HR field turned to stay at home mom for two years, turned back to working mom, back to stay at home mom. (Whew!) She now spends her days trying to be the best mother to her daughters, Madi (4/2017) and Gwen (5/2019), while squeezing in relationship time with her husband, Zane. Their 3 rescued pups complete the crazy family. Together they live right on the border of Austin & Pflugerville. She loves Harry Potter, sci-fi, hiking, reading, being a vegan foodie, traveling, learning more about the HR field, figuring out how to homeschool the Montessori way, and writing about her adventures. Check out her blog at https://medium.com/nerdy-together

My Postpartum Anxiety

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Having my daughter was the best thing that had ever happened to me. Then postpartum anxiety took hold and withdrew me into a world of constant panic, trouble sleeping, and restlessness. I hadn't realized...

We Bought a Bigger Home….Then Backed Out

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I told my husband, Zane, that we were pregnant with kiddo number two. After his initial happiness he looked me right in the eye and said, "We need a bigger house." Personally I didn't agree....

Why We Love Tumbles the Learning Playground

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Tumbles the Learning Playground opened their doors to the Round Rock/Austin community January 12, 2019.  I've been lucky enough to spend a LOT of time there with my kid and I want to share...

I’m So Glad My Kids Are The Same Gender: Here’s Why

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In preparation for this post I did a quick search on the net to see what other parents have said about having children of the same gender. Some of these parents had 5 girls...

Moms: Get in the Frame!

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The night before my grandmother's rosary my sister, mother, and I were up at midnight looking at old photographs. Reminiscing about the life we'd just lost and the memories we treasured. I'll never forget...

You Can Ask Why I’m Having A C-Section

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I was standing in the checkout line at the grocery store. My 2 year old was asleep in my arms and I was apologizing to the cashier because I could not help her bag...

Sometimes I’m Not Okay And That’s Okay

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The first thing that pops into my mind when I think of the phrase "I'm not okay" is My Chemical Romance. Gerard Way covered from head to toe in black with his emo hairstyle...

Best Food Trucks In Austin!

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Best Food Trucks In Austin! Do you have people visiting Austin for the first time? Or are you in need of some new food trucks to put into your exploration rotation? Look no further! Below...

Should Paternity Leave Be Mandated?

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Should Paternity Leave Be Mandated? I think we can all agree that having a baby changes your life completely. There is so much focus on moms needing more paid time off from work to bond...

Finding My Purpose Again After Becoming A Mom

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Finding My Purpose Again After Becoming A Mom What is our purpose? That's a pretty deep question that I'm sure we've asked ourselves more than once. Those of us who are decisive and quick have...