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Author Archive | Dawn

Gifting Memories This Holiday Season

Gifting Memories This Holiday Season

As I build my Christmas list and work to check things off, a thought keeps coming to mind: “These are just things.” While I know my little has a long list of things he’d love to see appear under the tree, I’m not looking to check off items on that list. My heart wants to […]

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It’s OK to Say No: Missing Out on FOMO*

*FOMO: Fear of Missing Out, a condition often brought on by social media. I don’t know about you, but many weeks—well, let’s be honest, all weeks—are a juggernaut of school, work, activities, appointments, errands, commitments, and events. Some days you’re not sure how you’ll make it to the kids’ bedtime, let alone your own. Those […]

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It's OK to Slow Down

It’s OK to Slow Down

It was one of those days: deadlines looming, texts pinging my phone, emails piling up, a million must-dos around the house, and that little voice in the back of my head whispering, “Don’t forget X. Have you figured out Y? When can you fit in Z?”—that non-stop soundtrack of moms as we work through our […]

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Spring Into Nature at The Meadows Center

If you know the name Aquarena Springs or Ralph the Swimming Pig, you’ve been around the Austin-San Antonio area for a while and remember the billboard and ads that used to tout Ralph’s water skills and the fun you could have in San Marcos’ unique amusement park. Sound like something you should check out with […]

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The Sisterhood of Motherhood

The Sisterhood of Motherhood

As I journey through life as a mom, I’ve decided that motherhood is the biggest sorority on earth. You go through 10 months of Rush (everyone says nine months, but 40 weeks = 10 months, and we deserve that extra credit!), and then you’re a card-carrying member of MOM. In Greek letters, that’s Mu Omnicrom […]

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