What’s In Your Diaper Bag?

My diaper bag is an ever-evolving thing. I am an enneagram type 1/ type A personality so lists are my best friends, and I started a list of what I’d need in my little...

The Best Thing I Did Today

Everyone is tucked into their beds and the only sound I hear is the gentle hum of my ceiling fan spinning. Around and around. The clock blinks 9:42 pm and I think back on...

5 Tips For Successfully Breastfeeding After A NICU Stay

I have been told that there are women out there who have no trouble with breastfeeding. That it just came natural and simple. I don't know these unicorns and unfortunately was never one (although...

The Importance of Breastfeeding

Before I get into this topic for Breastfeeding Awareness Week, I want to mention that not every mom gets the luxury of breastfeeding. Whether it’s because of physical, personal or financial reasons, sometimes breastfeeding...

13 Products to Help You Gear Up for Baby #2

When I was pregnant with my first child, building my registry was a daunting and painstaking process. I researched everything to death, trying to curate the perfect list of items that would ease the...

I’m Going To Miss The Baby Stage

"It's your turn," I blearily mumble to my husband. Except, since I'm still exclusively breastfeeding my almost-6 month old, it's always my turn. There are times, of course, when she wakes up at night...

Brain Basics, Part One: Your Brain Is Complex!

Have you heard of Interpersonal Neurobiology?   It is the emerging science of how the brain develops in response to our relationships.  As mammals, we literally cannot survive without relationships. And subsequently, the kinds of...

Leave Home Without Sunscreen

Before you slather yourself and your kids with sunscreen this summer, let’s talk about sunscreen. Sunscreen is a multi-billion-dollar industry, yet there are no studies that prove that the use of sunscreen protects us from...

My Postpartum Anxiety

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...

Swimming Lessons in Austin and Surrounding Areas

With the heat creeping up and the kids getting restless, it’s time to start heading towards the water (if you are not already there now)! Whether you are splashing at the pool, diving in...

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