Lydia Hekman

As the Sales Manager for Austin Moms, Lydia works with our amazing advertising sponsors who enable our site to continue to flourish and grow! She loves to help businesses spread the word about their products or services and how they can support Austin Moms. Lydia has been married to Scott for almost 13 years, and she is Mom to Violet, Ezra & Sylvia. She loves serving local Moms as a part of this Austin Moms team, but also separately as a birth doula. She and her family are partners of the Austin Stone Community Church where her husband Scott is an Executive Pastor & Elder. Lydia also loves going out to eat, vacationing in Michigan and spending time with her friends and family. 

Shopkins Live! Show Coming to Austin!

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! and coming to Austin at Dell Hall at The Long Center on...

The Perfect Day: A Visit to SpaSocial

The Perfect Day: A Visit to SpaSocial What could be better than a spa day for a Mom? Relaxing and unwinding while getting pampered and polished are not everyday activities for most Moms I know....

The DOC Band®, An Experience With Cranial Technologies

The DOC Band®, An Experience With Cranial Technologies After a complicated pregnancy, emergency c-section and 5-day NICU-stay, the last thing I wanted to hear about my newborn baby was that there were further complications from...

100% Chiropractic: For Every Mom

100% Chiropractic: For Every Mom What Mom wouldn’t want to have perfect posture and back strength through-out her pregnancy and/or the toddler-carrying years and beyond? I sure would, but I usually consider proper posture or...

You Need A Budget and I Do Too!

You Need A Budget and I Do Too! Between the unending need for diapers/wipes, not to mention SNACKS, unexpected must-have next-size ballet shoes, doctor’s office co-pays, after-school activities, toys, (did I mention FOOD?), summer camp...

Guide to Fitness Studios in Austin

  Did you make a New Year's Resolution to get fit or improve your health in 2016? It's likely that the majority of Austin Moms did, and we are so fortunate to live in a...

How to find the BEST Babysitters

How to Find the Best Babysitter I vastly underestimated how difficult, and yet important, it is to find a great babysitter. Not just any babysitter. But a great one who could be available and consistent...

What IF You Breastfeed Beyond 12 Months?

Are you thinking about breastfeeding longer than you maybe expected, and worried about what will happen? I was. Long story short, my firstborn had a lot of difficulty breastfeeding for the first few months...
Austin Moms BLog | 10 Ways to Sneak in the Veggies

10 Ways to Sneak In Veggies

We could go on and on about all the various parenting techniques that help our children eat well and not be picky at the table. And while I am interested in reading about and...

15 Things Moms MUST Know About Skin Cancer

Getting diagnosed with skin cancer a week before Christmas was surely not what I had in mind for the holiday season last December. Long story short, my dermatologist biopsied a spot on my calf...