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Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?!

Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?! My son’s chronic cough led us to a trip to the allergist for allergy testing. During our appointment, I was shocked to learn that on a list of 30 environmental allergens, cockroaches were the ONLY insect on the list along with grass and trees. This promoted me to do further research […]

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Why Instacart Continues To Be My Best Friend

Sponsored By :: InstacartWhy Instacart Continues To Be My Best Friend You know that friend that’s always there for you? Always listens? Remembers your likes and your dislikes? And just overall, takes care of you in times of need?  Well hello, Instacart, it’s Allison and you’re my best friend for life!  Y’all, this grocery delivery service […]

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12 Months Of Austin Activities In 2019

12 Months Of Austin Activities In 2019 Happy 2019! If you’re seeking a new year’s goal and/or you find yourself month after month, year after year, thinking of all the Austin things you’d like to do but seem to let slip off the radar, make 2019 the year to explore more of Austin. The city […]

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10 Ways To Detox

10 Ways To Detox The most important question for 2019 is: How can we best take care of ourselves? Yes, let’s put ourselves first. That’s a hard concept for me. Yet I know we absolutely cannot make the world a better place if we are depleted. And as I write this post, I am 100 […]

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One Mom’s Guide To Alternative Milk

One Mom’s Guide To Alternative Milk I’m sure you’ve heard about the variety of milk options that are now out there. A sharp rise in veganism, dairy intolerance, and preference in taste has had people turning away from cow’s milk. Now a days there are so many options available that it can be a little […]

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There Is Life After Divorce

There Is Life After Divorce I struggled with writing this blog for several reasons. One, I’m a single mom of four kiddos and life gets busy. Two, I’d start to write it and felt I was giving off an impression that I was some sort of super hero single mom who encouraged divorce, and I’m […]

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The Benefits Of Daycare

The Benefits Of Daycare Daycare. For the mamas who want to work. For the mamas who have to work. For the mamas who need a break during the week and are too afraid to admit it. This one is for you. I must say when our son was born I was scared to death. Staying […]

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Goal-Setting With The Family

Goal-Setting With The Family We are in 2019! Take a moment to reflect on the year gone by. How does it make you feel? Are there things you wish you had accomplished? What would you like to do more of, less of and maintain in this new year? Introspection is important because it helps us […]

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Parenting, A Different Kind Of Busy

Parenting, A Different Kind Of Busy Remember when you didn’t have kids and you were so busy? It was hard to get to the gym more than three times a week, to make it to all those social events, to get to the grocery store, to put away all the laundry. How dare anyone tell […]

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The Trick That Saved The Big Kid Bed Transition

The Trick That Saved The Big Kid Bed Transition Two years. You’d think that’s plenty of time to conquer the dreaded transitions. You hear more are on the horizon, but at this point, you’re a pro. Welcome to the big kid bed transition. I hear some people go through this phase flawlessly. I’m jealous. For […]

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Favorite Family Board Games

Favorite Family Board Games We are a total board-game-family. I can’t think of a single holiday or birthday growing up that didn’t include a board game or two at some point during the day (they go especially well with dessert in my opinion). This holiday season was no exception, and I’ve even bought a few […]

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Why We Started An Email Account For Our Baby

Why We Started An Email Account For Our Baby   October 14th is when the idea was birthed. A bit ironic….”birthed.” At this point in time we had been trying to get pregnant for a year. I thought getting pregnant would be easy. You stop your birth control and then…BOOM! A baby appears. Not necessarily. […]

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Holiday Appetizers

Holiday Appetizers Don’t fret this holiday season when it comes to cooking up something delicious and appetizing.  Do you have someone to impress…say a boss or in-law?  The appetizer can always start the night off on the right or wrong foot and needs to partner well with the beverages offered.  So, if you are tired […]

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