Tag: mothering

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,...

I Celebrate Me on Valentine’s Day

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This will be the second year I spend Valentine's Day as a widow. How's that for a downer? I lost my husband suddenly in October...

Meet Michelle Ozanus :: Capital Hill to Marathon Training Mama of...

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I’m so excited to be a new contributor to the Austin Moms team. I relied heavily on the AM when I first moved to...

Mom’s Guide To Conversations With Parents Of Medically Complex Kids

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When a child receives a complex medical diagnosis, it’s difficult to know the right thing to say to their parents. You want to be...

I Needed Jenny From The Block To Show Up For Our...

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Millions of families tuned in to see the Chiefs take on the 49ers in the ultimate show of talent, hard work and focus. For me,...

The Thing Our Kids Really Need

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Let’s face it. We’re living in a time and culture where needs and wants are kind of a blur. We have unprecedented access to...

Meet Alison Tierney :: The Top40 Radio Host Turned #boymom

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A few short years ago, I was waking up at 4am and it wasn’t to breastfeed. I hosted a morning show on Top 40...

Meet Jenny Dombroski :: the Volleyball Coach + Autism Mama by...

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Growing up in Austin and its surrounding suburbs most of my life taught me more than I ever learned in any classroom.  My upbringing...

When The 504 Meeting Doesn’t Go As Planned…

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As a special needs parent, I was not prepared for a LOT of things.  So many doctor appointments, battles with health insurance, the struggles...

The Way I Love My Husband Matters For My Kids

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I am sure we have all noticed the differences in our societal expectations when it comes to parenting. The never-ending list of expectations that women...