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...

My Favorite Lemon Recipes

I love lemons!! The smell, the fun, vibrant color, and most of all, the tart POP of flavor lemons add! Lemons just scream happy to me! They remind me of childhood. As children, my...

Brain Basics #3: Rhythm

Last time, I talked about the Four Fs: Fight/Flight/Freeze/Fawn, how we all experience them in response to stress, and how they can get out of control when we are chronically stressed.  For this post,...

Healthy Popsicle Recipes

As I scan the freezer section at the grocery store I’m overwhelmed with the selection of bright colored boxes of popsicles.  Of course, my kids want the fire engine red ones but I also...

How Integrative Medicine Saved My Life: My Personal Experience

Integrative Medicine engages both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership that addresses the root cause of disease or imbalance in the body; taking into account bio-individuality. Meaning no two people, and no two...

Brain Basics #2: The Four Fs

For this part of the series, we are going to look at the biological responses commonly known as fight/flight/freeze The brainstem is essentially in charge of our basic survival...and that includes our reactions to...

Self Care Tips During Pregnancy

Self care for any mama can feel like an impossible task, yet another thing to put on the never ending to do list.  Just thinking about self care can make us feel guilty, because...

Dear Husband, This Is What I Really Want

Here at Austin Moms, we love our husbands dearly, but, do you ever feel like your husband just doesn’t understand what you really want? Do you ever wish you could just give him a...

Best Cheese Recipes for Every Meal

This mama loves cheese.  Like, way too much.  There could be candy and chocolate, tacos and margaritas, and I would still choose cheese over all.  So I have scoured the internet and come up...

When It’s More Than Morning Sickness…

One of the more challenging aspects of pregnancy for many women is morning sickness.  The nausea, dry heaving, actual vomiting, never vomiting but always feeling as though you need to...it is rough.  Fortunately for...

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