In Praise of Stepping Away from Extra Activities

As moms, one of our primary job titles is Master of the Family Schedule or, in the words of counselor and educator Kim John Payne, “architects of our family’s daily lives.” In his book...

Dear Friends, BRB…….

Dear friends, Oh hey, it’s me. Remember? That girl who used to at one point like to have a good time. Who showed up to dinners and girls nights and shamelessly could handle a bottle of...

5 Surprising Must-Do’s for Mom Survival

Oh, Motherhood. It often feels like a daily fight for survival. But there are some ways we can make it easier on ourselves. I’ve collaborated with my friend and colleague, Dr. Sarah Griesemer, who...

Just Born® Launches Adorable Baby Clothing at Kohl’s

It doesn't get any more precious than this! Just Born® Baby Clothing has officially launched their New Fall Baby Collection at Kohls.com and select Kohl's stores. The collection consists of: bodysuits, gown and cap...

Guide to Austin Area Pediatricians

We know that finding the right pediatrician for your kiddos is a daunting task with dozens of options all around the city. To help, we’ve compiled all of our favorite pediatric practices in one...

Dad & Baby Bonding Tips

Mom and baby... goes hand in hand since day one. From breastfeeding to soothing sessions at 2am, and the list continues. But...daddy needs some love also! Some fathers tend to struggle with building the initial bond...

The Power of Mom’s Love :: Brain Dead Mama Gives Birth To Her Baby...

The power of a mama's love is something that is continually shown. Despite being brain dead, a mom in the Czech Republic gave birth to a healthy baby girl 117 days after the mother...

Tips For Leaving The House With A Toddler & Newborn

I thought I knew what I was doing the first time I ventured out to a doctor's appointment with my newborn and my toddler. I. Did. Not. During the doctor's appointment it was made...

The Newborn Phase: It’s Okay to Not Enjoy Every Moment

“Enjoy those moments. They don’t last forever.” That sentiment is expressed to new moms often. It’s also a comment on a photo my cousin posted about her newborn being in the anti-sleep club, how tough...

This Is Postpartum

This is postpartum. It's making the final push and finally seeing your newborn. It's that breathless questioning, "Is she okay? Is she breathing? Does she seem healthy?" It's holding your little one in your arms for...

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