Separate But Equal Isn’t a Thing | Having a Child on the Spectrum

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What’s one of the hardest things about having a child on the spectrum? I tear up at this question every time. The deep and heated anger wells up in the pit of my stomach....

Meet Yuri Kendrick, Texas-born and bred

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Hey Y’all, I’m Yuri Kendrick. Texas-born and bred. My soul is fed with laughter, music, oh… and bread! Cornbread, Sweet bread, Garlic bread, you get it! Blessed to have been able to hear it...
White Privilege

How To Talk To Your Child About White Privilege/Privilege

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As a parent of a black or brown child, the conversation of racism is a must that we will have to have at a young age with our children regardless of how uncomfortable it...

We Will Never Skip Family Pics Again & You Shouldn’t Either

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Last year I used the excuse that I was just too busy to pull family photos together or send out Christmas cards. And because I pretty much make those types of things go round...

Impact Austin Awards $40,000 Social Innovation Grant to Black Mamas ATX

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Impact Austin Awards $40,000 Social Innovation Grant to Black Mamas ATX We are pleased to announce that the members of Impact Austin voted to award this year’s Social Innovation Grant (SIG) in the amount of...

What is Tik Tok? What Moms Need To Know About This Potentially Scary Social...

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What is Tik Tok Tik Tok is a video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos. The...

Gucci Beauty names new 18-year-old model with Down syndrome

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Ellie Goldstein, an 18-year-old model with Down syndrome has starred in a Gucci Beauty campaign, which has been featured online by Italian Vogue. We are absolutely obsessed with this story and couldn't be more excited for Ellie...
Amplify Austin

I Live Here I Give Here – Amplify Austin 2021

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Like so many other “Austinites”, my husband and I transplanted here with our tiny-sized family in hopes of capturing some of that hill country goodness in an exchange for “big city” living. Traffic and...
Motherhood

5 Things I Wish Women Would Share About Motherhood

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The picture we often get of motherhood is either one of rosy homesteading where children are nothing but a joy, or one of constant sacrifice where children are nothing but a burden until it’s...

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Resort is Opening First Texas Location in July

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Get ready to take a trip to Margaritaville, Texans! The Lone Star State is getting its own Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville Resort on Lake Conroe near Houston, Texas. The new location is set to open on July 1, 2020. The...