Busted! 5 Common Sports Injury and Recovery Myths

UT Health Austin sports medicine physician addresses common misconceptions surrounding sports injuries and recovery approaches It’s no secret that regular physical activity brings numerous health benefits to people of all ages; however, this can also lead...

Chasing Rainbows: The end of the fertility treatments road without a baby

Like many women who struggle with infertility, I always anticipated the happy ending. You know, the one where we have the bump and the baby and all the things? But, what happens when you’ve...

10 COVID Tips From a Single Mother

“Leave me alone. Please!” I hated saying it as soon as it left my mouth. At this point, I was begging my children to have mercy on me as I laid in excruciating pain....

Health Benefits of Pumpkin | Honoring National Pumpkin Day

Happy Fall Ya’ll! It’s pumpkin time! Yep, that’s me…shouting from the rooftops that fall is finally here (do you hear me Texas weather?!) and that means pumpkins! I’m not talking about those big, sit-on-the porch, kind...
ADHD Awareness Month

October is ADHD Awareness Month

October is ADHD Awareness Month. For those who have children diagnosed with ADHD or who have a diagnosis themselves understand how important it is to bring awareness, to this often, misunderstood diagnosis. Adhdawarenessmonth.org has a...
Dyslexia Awareness

Take note of early signs of Dyslexia for an earlier diagnosis

Take note of early signs of Dyslexia for an earlier diagnosis | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are hard for us. Not the actual meals. I have, what I call, the opposite of picky eaters....

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Did you know approximately 30% of early stage breast cancer survivors will have a recurrence as metastatic disease, even after completing successful treatment? 4 years and 5 months ago I was fighting to finish my...
Breast Cancer

Four Ways to Support Breast Cancer Awareness in Austin

By the time you finish reading this blog post, someone in the United States will have received a new breast cancer diagnosis. It happens every two minutes. One in eight women (and some men)...
A view of a Caribbean dish of curry chicken in a restaurant or kitchen setting

Delicious Caribbean Dish You Can Prepare Year Round

  In the creation of this wonderful Caribbean dish, I partnered with Shanon Murray, an author and fellow contributor of Austin Moms. Shanon learned her culinary craft from her late grandmother, Yvonne Murray, a native...

A New Kind of Bullying That You Couldn’t Fathom Exists

They've been piling up in my inbox for a while now. Quite honestly, with four children, in all three branches of our feeder pattern, I knew it was only a matter of time. Another...