Summer Crafting: Beating Those Dog Days Of Summer The Crafty Way

Summer usually starts out with a bang – full of great plans and even greater intentions. But what’s a parent to do when the plans have been used up and the heat outside makes...

How I Read 200 Books In A Year (And How YOU Can Read More...

Summer is upon us, and for book lovers everywhere, that means one thing: the year’s best reading season is under way! I’m a lifelong bibliophile: some of my happiest childhood memories revolve around books, and...

We’ve Got The Laundry. Relax.

Hey Mamas! Treat Yourself! Ian’s Dry Cleaning and Laundry delivery service is a life saver to moms all over Austin.  We come and whisk your dirty laundry away only to return in a few days...

How Being a Middle School Teacher Helped Me To Parent A Toddler

I was a middle school teacher for seven years before I had my son and became a stay at home mom. Now that my son is one month away from being an official threenager,...

Meet Mackenzie Irick Milks

Hello everyone!  I’m Mackenzie Irick Milks, and I’m an Austin transplant by way of Atlanta, Georgia, and originally from Stamford, Connecticut.  I come from a large Bermudian-American family, and spent my childhood traveling back...

The Reverse To-Do List: Putting Self-Care First

Before I had children, my go-to technique for getting things done was “delay of gratification.” Essentially, as a way to motivate myself to get unappealing things done, I would always have a reward in...

Boobie Business: Tips And Tricks To Help With Breastfeeding

If you decide it’s right for you, breastfeeding is a wonderful way to feed your baby. But it’s not always easy. I thought I was totally prepared for breastfeeding—after taking a short class and...

Sometimes I’m Not Okay And That’s Okay

The first thing that pops into my mind when I think of the phrase "I'm not okay" is My Chemical Romance. Gerard Way covered from head to toe in black with his emo hairstyle...

What Type of Mom Friend Are You?

Or should the real question be what type of Mom friend do you want to be?  Imagine that you are running out the door with a messy bun, black leggings, a graphic t-shirt, a little...

Baking Recipes With Sneaky Greens And Smiles!

Getting our kids to eat well can be a daily struggle, Right? As much as I’d love for my four and six year old children to crave vegetables every day, as I do, it...

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