Megan

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Born and raised in Southeast Texas, Megan is a small town girl, living in a big city world. Megan moved to San Antonio in 2016 with her husband and 2 year-old son. A few months later, they welcomed boy-girl twins and life became a fun, crazy blur. She has a degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University, and worked as a self-taught graphic designer until her twins were born. She is now the Owner of Rooted Birth , a San Antonio Doula Collective, where she is living her dream of serving and educating families as they transition to life with a new little one. She also enjoys reading, eating out, margaritas on patios, reality TV, and Jesus (but not in that order). You can find her on Instagram Favorite Restaurant: Cherrity Bar Favorite Landmark: Gustav's Geysers at The Historic Pearl Favorite San Antonio Tradition: King William Parade

What is MOPS? Five Things You Need to Know About This Mom’s Group

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One thing I’ve learned as I’ve gotten older is that making friends is so much harder now! Life after kids makes it harder to get everyone on the same schedule, and playdates where I...

You Might Be A San Antonio Mom If…

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This summer will mark my fifth year of living in San Antonio. I honestly can’t believe we’ve been here this long! We have had two babies (in addition to an older brother born in...

Meet San Antonio Mom Ayo Avworo: A Q+A with a Vaccine Research Expert

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Now that we’re more than a year into pandemic life and COVID-19 vaccines are widely available, we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief! This has been quite the year. I had the...

Ditch the Tampons: 5 Period Products You Need to Try

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Periods, menstruation, Aunt Flo, moon time, that-time-of-the-month…No matter what you call it, periods can be quite the hassle. They come when they want, and overstay their welcome, bringing with them moodiness, cramps, headaches, sore...

5 Binge-Worthy Shows on Netflix

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Okay y’all, I have a confession to make: I love TV. Like if I was making a top 5 dream job list, “TV critic” would be one of them. I love this podcast called...

What It’s Like to Be Pregnant After Losing A Baby

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Trigger warning: this post will talk about pregnancy loss and pregnancy after loss. If you’re not in a place to read this right now, I send you so much love and encourage you to...

5 Things to Know About Hospital Birth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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One of my favorite parts of my job as a doula and childbirth educator is helping parents make a birth plan. This is not for the reason you’d expect though! I like birth plans...

To Santa Or Not To Santa?

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Well, I don’t know about you, but Christmas snuck up on me this year! 2020 has felt simultaneously like the blink of an eye and a million years all rolled into one. A few...

Last Minute Target Holiday Gifts Under $20 For Teachers

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Right? This year has been so wild. I feel like we just finished The Longest Spring Break Ever and now it’s December. DECEMBER, y’all. If anyone...

Tips for Supporting a Friend Through Pregnancy Loss

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October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and I am a part of this club no one ever wants to be a part of, and rarely talks about. Please note: if you have...

The “Yes Mom” Challenge

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Okay y’all, I have to admit something. I have a hard time with being a fun mom, and quarantine with kids has really taken it out of me. We all started this coming off...

10 Ways to Reduce Waste While You’re Staying at Home

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Anybody else tired of being at home yet? *Raises both hands and feet.* At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, stores were constantly running out of paper and cleaning products, and I was so...

Confessions of an Angry Mom

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“I won’t yell tomorrow,” I say to myself, as I sit full of guilt after getting my kids to bed. Today was really hard. If I try to explain the reasons why today was...

The Year of Deep Friendships

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Y’all, can we just chat for a second about churros? I have lived in San Antonio for about 4 years now, and I only just discovered the culinary genius that is churros. Fried cinnamon...