The Mayfields

Meet Lori Mayfield: Travel Writer Meets Motherhood + Multi-Generational Living

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Kindergarten and college were the last times I lived in Austin until my son, Ames (now 13) and I relocated here in August of 2018 from Colorado. My college “town” I remember is hardly...

Meet Dana Thompson :: Headstrong Single Mother + Career Woman Overcoming Storms

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Headstrong. Obstinate. Wild. Like the heroines of my favorite novels. Reflecting on the woman I continue to become, I would liken myself to Jo March of Louisa Mae Alcott’s ​Little Women​. I am the gull,...

Meet Janina Roberts :: Military Brat Turned Professional Mama Who Loves To Plan A...

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Hello Austin Moms! I am Janina Roberts, a busy working mom of two. Born in Louisiana in the early 90s, I was a Southern girl through and through. My grandfather and I would spend...

Meet Julie:: Professional At Play + Overconfident Juggler

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Hi new friends. My name is Julie May. For so many years, I have turned to this Mom network for support. Sleep schedules, recipes, new parks to explore, surviving toddler tantrums, meetups, validation... you...

Meet Keocha :: Louisiana Country Girl Turned Texas Business Savvy Mama

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I never imagined it would be so difficult to write about myself especially because no one knows me better than I do.  However, I’ll give you the Reader’s Digest version of who I am...

Meet Dionne :: Go-Getter Extraordinaire

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I’m a dreamer and a go-getter. I always have been. I don’t feel comfortable unless I’m slightly over committed. I’ve been this way for as long as I can remember. It’s part of my...

Meet Stephanie Harris :: Chiropractic Practicing Mama Of A Cancer Survivor

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Stephanie was born in Ohio and raised there by many generations of Ohioans, but found her way to Texas via her heart. The summer after her first year of college, she followed her high...

Meet Sally Blue :: Small Business Owner + Middle School Mama

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Becoming a mom was one of the biggest transitions of my life. My understanding of priorities, my ability to function with low low reserves, my tolerance for the grossest of bodily functions – so...

Meet Cat :: Veteran Mom + Grandmom Extraordinaire

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So, here’s the thing about introductory posts… they terrify me. Hiding under the bed with every child’s imaginary monster and a hungry T-Rex sounds infinitely more comfortable than writing about myself. These things are who...

Meet Jaime :: Recovering Perfectionist Turned Purposeful #girlmom

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Cheers Austin Moms Blog friends! I’m Jaime Germany Terry, new to Austin Moms, and I am an encourager! I was born and raised in the great state of New Mexico, also known as the...