Join the Austin Moms Team! Open Call for 2022 Contributors

The Austin Moms Team is growing and we are currently looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested in sharing their stories! This is a volunteer position, but there...
Mom Hacks

6 Mom Hacks to Make Life Easier

I recently went back to work after eleven years as a stay-at-home-mom and let me tell you, life got really hard for a hot second. The trains were no longer running smoothly, things were...

Having Twins | Twice the Miracle- Twice the Mission

"Double-Double- This- This, Double- Double That-That" has so far proven to be the most accurate and timeless answer to "What's it like having twins"? None of us can deny that there seems to be an...

How Divorce Taught Me To Help My Children Process Emotions

Emotions are confusing especially when you don’t have a good grasp of how to understand or handle them. Especially when you throw in a divorce. For kids this is exceptionally difficult because they are...

Courage to Leave: A Mother’s Perspective

This is the second in a six-part series on domestic abuse and domestic violence. The new Netflix show, Maid, has brought attention to emotional abuse and the role it plays in domestic violence. The show...
Barton Hills Farms

Tips for Visiting Barton Hill Farms

Every fall since we moved back to Austin in 2014, we have made the 40-mile trek from Hutto to Bastrop to visit Barton Hill Farms, and every fall the farm gets better and better....

Addiction, Recovery, and Motherhood

This is my sister's story. A story of addiction, recover, and motherhood. As I write this, I’m at the airport, waiting for a plane to bring me back to Austin, having spent the last...

3 Simple Steps: Meditation For Busy Moms

3 Simple Steps: Meditation For Busy Moms | If I had to guess, you’re on the toilet or lying in your bed before going to sleep soaking up the few precious minutes you have...

Practical, Sustainable and Affordable Fashion Finds

With warm Texas weather upon us (finally!), we are ready to venture back out into the world with some fun fashion flair that had been hiding in our dark closets. After being a homebody...

No Mama, You DON’T Need to be Productive During Naptime

Fellow moms, let’s take a moment to talk about unrealistic expectations even for the little things like naptime. If this pandemic world has taught me anything, it’s that we as a society put too...