Mama Life | Preparing My Daughters for Womanhood


This post has been sponsored by the Organic Initiative Corporation. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s time for a conversation I’ve never really touched on publicly in my writing: periods. My daughters are 8 and 10, and they’re slowly reaching adolescence. Aka they’ll be young ladies before I know it. I don’t know […]

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Celebrating Safer Internet Day & How to Be Internet Awesome


This post is sponsored by Google and written in partnership with Forward Influence This week, Google hosted it’s Be Internet Awesome event in celebration of Safer Internet Day. I jumped at the opportunity to attend and learn more about the efforts being made to ensure that conversations about online safety are happening not just at […]

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Revisiting the Johnson City Science Mill


This post is sponsored by the Science Mill. All thoughts, opinions, photos (unless otherwise noted), and quippy words are my own.  Over the holidays, the kids and I made a trip up to Johnson City to revisit the Science Mill (formerly known as the Hill Country Science Mill), a hands-on science museum for children. We’ve […]

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1 Second Everyday App by Cesar Kuriyama

Record Family Memories with Cesar Kuriyama's 1 Second Everyday App | Maker Mama

One of my favorite New Year’s traditions is to show my kids a video project I’ve been working on all year––my 1 Second Everyday video. Cesar Kuriyama created the 1 Second Everyday app as a way to capture the everyday moments of life that are often forgotten. It’s become a tradition with my kids to […]

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DIY Drink Coaster Christmas Ornaments

DIY Drink Coaster Ornaments | Holiday Craft by Maker Mama

The holiday season is prime time to get your make on, even better when the making is budget-friendly, too! I recently found myself up at a reuse store rifling through materials, letting my imagination run wild with the possibilities. I came across an assorted stash of drink coasters when all of a sudden a lightbulb […]

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