kids

The La Paloma Spring 2021 Collection is Live!

If you don’t already know, last spring I launched La Paloma, a line of better sleep and loungewear for kids! This past week we just released our third collection of nightgowns and ribbed knit lounge sets, so I thought I would share a little about the process and our inspiration for these new pieces! When we designed this collection in August of 2020, the kids had been home from school for over 150 days and were about to embark on a completely virtual school semester. Aaron was working from home and, as a creative director, just about …

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17 Things to Do in Austin with Kids Outdoors

There are a lot of reasons to love living in Austin. As a mom of little kids in a year where nearly everything we have done has been outdoors, I have a new found appreciation for my hometown’s 300 plus days of annual sunshine and endless outdoor attractions. I’ll take a botanical garden over an indoor play gym any day. Whether you’re looking for a way to spend a Saturday or are visiting Austin, Texas for the first time, these 17 things to do in austin with kids are tried and tested by me and my own two kids. PS. Since it …

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21 Christmas Traditions for Kids

It’s no secret that children make the holidays infinitely more fun to celebrate! Keep reading for all of our favorite Christmas Traditions… (This post was originally published in 2019) When I found out I was pregnant with Parker, I immediately began thinking of all of the things I couldn’t wait to do with her- chief among them, creating our own Christmas traditions as a family. Christmas is just more magical with children around. I remember stressing that first year about what our holiday traditions would be. If we …

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Parker tried out this year’s must-have doll, FailFix and here’s what she thought…

Did you know there’s a national day of failure in Finland? I do because failure is something that we have actually been focusing on in our family this last year. It turns out that Parker has her dad’s perfectionist tendencies which have their upsides, but they also have caused her to be hesitant to attempt things that she might not be great at or doesn’t have a lot of experience with. For this reason, when I was asked if we would want to try out this season’s hottest holiday gift (at least for girl’s ages 5-9), I jumped at the …

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