Moms Guide to (Naturally) Inducing Labor: Helpful Tips

Early in pregnancy I decided I wanted to attempt natural/unmedicated labor and birth. As a physical therapist, I'm well aware of the complications that can occur with an epidural; I knew I did not...

Nickelodeon Creating ‘Baby Shark’ Animated TV Series

Hey hey mamas, get ready to have the "Baby Shark" song permanently stuck in your head, again and again and again. Nickelodeon has announced it is developing an animated TV series for preschoolers based on...

Fresh 48: Why Every Family Needs These Photos

What is a Fresh 48 Session? A Fresh 48 session for most photographers is a lifestyle shoot that occurs between 24-48 hours post-delivery.  What makes these photos amazing you might ask?  Post labor sweat combined...

My Favorite Books For New And Expecting Mothers

In a time when you may be hungrily seeking parenting advice, let me suggest another option.  You don’t need parenting advice (and anyway, you’ll get more unsolicited advice than you will ever want from...

Boobie Business: Tips And Tricks To Help With Breastfeeding

If you decide it’s right for you, breastfeeding is a wonderful way to feed your baby. But it’s not always easy. I thought I was totally prepared for breastfeeding—after taking a short class and...

Austin Moms Blog’s Bloom Event

On April 13th we hosted our 5th annual Bloom, for new & expecting parents event at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Lakeway! Austin mamas swooned over swag, giveaways, enjoyed food from Hat Creek...

Why I Only Feed My Kids Full-Fat Milk

I suffered from post-partum depression after my first son was born. I didn’t realize how bad I was suffering until I ended up, hospitalized. He was just 6 months old and because of the...

Actual Worries About Baby Number Two

Actual Worries About Baby Number Two When you tell people you’re onto the second kid, common responses seem to linger around money, sleep and gender. While those are real considerations, they’re actually the least of...

How to Raise A Book Lover

How to Raise A Book Lover “Few children learn to love books by themselves. Someone has to lure them into the wonderful world of the written word; someone has to show them the way.” (Orville...

Naptime Is for Me, And I Can’t Survive Without It

  Nap-time Is for Me, And I Can’t Survive Without It It’s 1:45 p.m. My son is supposed to be napping, and I’m supposed to be eating bonbons on the couch, right? (Or tackling my to-do...

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