MLK Day: Let’s Never Forget

January 18th, 2021 marks the official day we celebrate, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr known as MLK Day. His legacy, however, stretches far beyond a single day. His activism and tenacity to never...

Teaching Children to Celebrate Differences

Everyday I am reminded that the world my daughter is growing up in is completely different than the world I grew up in. While there have been so many things that have happened in...
New Year

Simple Living in the New Year

If I have learned anything from 2020, it is to enjoy the small things and practice gratitude each day. At the end of each year, I plan how I want my upcoming new year...
New Year's Eve

13 Family-Friendly Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Austin

No matter how you choose to spend your New Year’s Eve this year, there’s a family-friendly event somewhere in Austin just for you. From virtual parties to noon-time balloon drops, this incredibly family-friendly list...

12 Classic Comfort Food Ideas + Recipes

We know this year's holidays are going to look completely different this year, but we can still pull out some of those classic comfort foods to get in the holiday spirit! There is no...
Stocking Stuffers for Kids

10 Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids

For the last few years, our family Christmas gifting tradition has been this: open presents from each other on the 23rd, extended family 'white elephant' game on the 24th, and then dive in to...

What do the lonely do at Christmas?

I was never a huge fan of that song by The Emotions. The thought of someone being lonely at Christmas was just so sad to me. As an empath, this song always had me...

25+ Must-See Christmas Movies

We’ve made it to the end of 2020, we’ve done the Thanksgiving thing of finding the few bright spots in a crummy year, and now it’s time to amp up the Christmas spirit to...

8 Organizations to Support, Adopting a Family for the Holidays

Due to the pandemic, more families than usual are facing financial hardships this holiday season. The unemployment rate in Austin was 5.1% this October, up from 2.6% last year. One great way to help...

Santa, Holiday Lights, Tree Lightings, Fun Runs and More in Austin this Holiday Season

The Holidays are Here! Can you feel the excitement? Austin never disappoints in making the holidays so much brighter with all of the lights and festivities it has ALL OVER TOWN! This year there...