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Spring Cleaning | 5 Ways To Declutter

March 22, 2017 0

I would consider my home pretty simple and not overflowing with objects, but I still feel like I have too much stuff. For me the less stuff I have, the less I have to clean. […]

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Balancing Sick Kids + Work

February 1, 2017 0

You’re going through your day at work…meetings, calls, planning and then you get the call from school. Your child is SICK. AHHHHHH!!!! You feel bad for your child, and then you immediately think, “What the […]

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5 Ways to Quickly Save for Holiday Gifts!

November 28, 2016 0

If you’re like me you haven’t bought any Christmas presents for family and friends, and you haven’t saved any money for them either. It’s usually the week before Thanksgiving when I freak out and think…holy […]

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Why My Dream Job Changed After Having Kids

October 26, 2016 1

Prior to having kids I dreamed of being a high powered marketing executive living in New York City or abroad. I dreamed of working my way up the ladder and traveling the world for my […]

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A day at Catch Air Austin

August 9, 2016 0

A rainy day weekend for parents with young kids can be a horrible thing, at least for me that’s the case! So, on a rainy Sunday a few weeks ago my son and I decided […]

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Girls’ Night Out in Round Rock

May 11, 2016 0

It’s no surprise that everyone needs time to relax, eat well, drink well and socialize. If you are Mom, you know the importance of these nights for your sanity.  A time to laugh, vent, NOT […]

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TX Destinations for a Weekend Girls’ Trip

May 3, 2016 0

When was the last time you escaped with your best girlfriends for a weekend getaway? It can be extremely hard as a busy parent to take time away from your family, but if you have […]

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Choosing to Take a Step Back From Your Career

April 18, 2016 0

When I was a teenager I dreamed of living abroad, becoming a high powered marketing executive and wearing sophisticated and stylish J. Crew suits every day to work. I did study abroad, I did get […]

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Why Your Family Needs Your Neighbors

April 5, 2016 0

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “IT TAKES A VILLAGE”. Well, I’ve experienced raising children with a small village (family a few hours away) and a large village thanks to my neighbors. And let me […]

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How I Learned to Stop Saying “I’m Sorry”

December 17, 2015 0

If you are a woman, I’m assuming you’ve struggled with apologizing way too often for things that are not your fault. Do you use “sorry” as a filler word in awkward situations? Do you say […]

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How I Find Balance As A Mom

November 12, 2015 0

I’ve been asked how I balance working full time, being a mom, writing my personal blog as well as contributing to other blogs, and planning blogger events. Here are five thoughts on how I stay […]

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Why Your Family Should Host An Exchange Student

October 8, 2015 0

Growing up, my parents hosted exchange students, and I myself traveled to Poland for a year as a Rotary International Exchange student. I’ve known since then I wanted to host a student one day, but […]