DIY High Bun: Think Jennifer Lopez Style

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Is anyone else an American Idol fan? Maybe a Jennifer Lopez’s high bun fan? Well I’ll admit I’m a HUGE fan of both! I’ve tried and I’ve tried to achieve the high bun look and...

Close Calls and Cruise Ship Directors!

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  I recently made the discovery that mothers are the cruise ship directors of emergency situations. We must keep our kids calm, safe, AND entertained even when our own hearts are racing in panic.  This post...

Worth It Wednesday: DIY Dryer Sheets

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About a month or so ago I decided to get my money saving pants on and try a new DIY project. I already make my own laundry detergent, baby wipes, and dishwasher detergent so...

PMS + Pinterest = Organized Casa De Barry

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"Pinterest is the new Google." I'll never forget when someone told me that.  I was with my friend Lauren Kimmel (owner of Dallas Moms Blog) at a MOPS sponsored Girl's Night Out and there...

Baby Daddy Spotlight On Brandon

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What was your initial reaction when you find out you were going to be a daddy (the first time, Ashlee)?   I had a lot of different emotions, fear and surprise mostly. Since it was...

Love and Logic Tip #3: Enforceable Statements

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Bribery.  Almost all parents have relied upon this parenting “technique” in one situation or another.  Here’s a few: getting loaded into the car, eating vegetables, leaving the park, grocery shopping.  Then there is the...

Weekly Recap

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Howdy Austin Moms Blog Mamas!  We had a lot of fun with the blog this week and we have some exciting news to share.  Effective...soon...we will be launching a brand new look and logo...

Divide & Conquer: Weekend Road Trip

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Today our family is road tripping it to the Frio River "area". We aren't actually "Frio"ing it this weekend but our family ranch is in Leakey and most people know the area as The...

How To “Seem” Cool To You Child-Less Neighbors & Friends

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I had planned on writing a blog about food aversions for today. I was one paragraph in with all my woes regarding feeding a 20 month old, but Wesley and I had a date...

Facebook Shout Out and Contagious Daddy Issues

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Strange title for the blog, right?  Well, the question for the day is....can a child catch daddy issues from a mommy? Walkin' Solo Down the Aisle For the larger part of my life there hasn't been...