In her post from April of 2020, Lauren walks us through some activities to help kids deal with stress and introduce mindfulness. Little did we know that almost a year later, we'd still need these activities as we continue...
It's almost Mother's Day - and this one will be one for the history books. No school made gifts, no big brunches or special meals at restaurants, and likely limited (if any) visits with extended family. Amanda quit Mother's...
It's not easy to put into words all that we're missing out on right now. The kids are missing their teachers, friends and freedom. We're missing our routine, mindless walks around our favorite stores and our people. Oh, how...
It shouldn't be a surprise that being cooped up in your house for days on end isn't the ideal situation to encourage intimate feelings toward your partner. In this episode, we're discussing Erin's post about quarantine and sex (or...
It's day who-knows-what of this quarantine, and we've all seen the posts imploring us to find a new hobby, bake bread from scratch, and solve a 5,000 piece puzzle to pass the time. Friend, this is not that post....
The word "fiesta" can connote many a festive party, but in San Antonio, it's THE party. The springtime revelry that covers the streets in stray confetti from a couple hundred thousand cascarones, brings to the city a sense of...
Nutrition. It seems like there is new and overwhelming (and many times inaccurate) information out there every day. Fad diets, "do this," "don't do that," should's and shouldn'ts...it's never ending. Dr. Illuri joins Erin and Amanda for some common...
 It's not easy being the chief magic maker - and sometimes it's just downright not fun. Erin, Jennelle and Amanda talk about self care (and what it actually means), the things we REALLY want on our holiday bucket lists,...
Holidays - some of us get warm fuzzies when we think of the holidays.... some not so much. Join us as we talk about how traditions have changed, evolved, and the power of just saying 'no' to traditions...
First day of school pictures, sending kids off to college, making breakfasts, packing lunches, remembering to pick your kid up... all things that any parent with a school age kiddo can relate to, right? Join us at the table...

7 Great Podcasts for Kids

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I’ve written before about how to get your kids to pick up a book and seven great audiobooks for kids, but another favorite pastime for our story-obsessed family is listening to podcasts. I blame it on public radio. I’ve been...
The elusive mom friend.  Where do you find them? How do you make them? Is it normal to have a 'mom bestie' or is it ok just to use each friendship for exactly what it is? On this episode -...
My first memory of listening to something other than music on the radio is of listening to NPR in the kitchen of my college boyfriend's house. His mother was putting a kettle on the stove for tea, the snow...

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Think Small to Score Big: Shop Local to Fill Your Gift...

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You want cool gifts? Think small. You don’t want to worry about where your gifts are coming from? Think local. Shop small and shop...