Not Your Typical New Year’s Resolution Post

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January is often a time that many of us reflect on the past twelve months and set goals and intentions for the year to come. A lot of us view this new calendar year as...

How To Conquer Winter Blues in Austin

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It’s winter in Austin.  Cold. Grey. Wet. Albeit short lived - that’s why we live in Texas after all, the blessedly mild and brief winters!  Still, the crummy weather can get old and leave...

Why I Stopped Drinking Diet Soda

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Many moons ago, my drink of choice was Coke Zero. When I became pregnant back in 2011, however, I remember reading that I should avoid drinking diet soda. Not only does diet soda oftentimes contain...

Why Does Everything Fall Apart When Mom Is Sick?

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Let’s be honest. While our spouses are amazing and offer to help out when mom falls sick the entire household comes to a grinding standstill. No matter how hard our significant others try to...

Mom’s Guide to Motherhood Imposter Syndrome

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A recent New York Times op-ed has brought to light an important topic that many mothers, at one time or another, have experienced. In the op-ed, Casey Wilson, a mother of two, describes her experience...

20 Things To Do in 2020

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Happy New Year Y’all! I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and were able to take some time to recharge! I love this time of year. To me, the new year is...

How Learning About the Enneagram Has Helped Me Heal

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My hands trembled as I carefully copied the final sentence of my report onto a fresh sheet of lined notebook paper. In that bygone era when computers weren’t a household commodity, final drafts needed...

How Moms Can Adopt A More Realistic View Of Self-Care

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I’ve been planning my self-care staycation for months.  After celebrating Christmas with my husband, 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, I’ll spend two to three days doing things for, and by, myself. I’ve told myself that...

Mom’s Guide To CBD

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Have you tried CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) oil comes from cannabis (yes, marijuana) and it’s definitely having a moment, y’all. Here in Austin, CBD shops are popping up on every corner and CBD empires are being launched....

Laser Hair Removal? Here are 11 Things You Need to Know Beforehand.

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When all of my friends around me were raving about laser hair removal and getting their under arms, faces, legs, and way down under area hair removed, I just couldn't get behind it. I...