Author Archive | Jessie Austermann


Giving the Gift of Experiences: STL Edition

Every year we say that we are “cutting back on Christmas”. It has become so much about the material things. The dump trucks and dinosaurs, the GIANT plastic play houses and kitchens, the millions of tiny piece gifts that you only have ALL of the pieces for on December 25th…when you first open them. Don’t […]

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Find Your Thing

When people used to ask me what my hobbies were…I would say, “well, I am married and have the cutest kids ever…and that takes up so much of my time!” After answering that, I used to overthink if someone judged me for not really having my own “thing” (or hobbies if you will). Don’t get […]

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Yesterday, I Was A Bad Mom.

I will keep this article short and sweet. Yesterday, I was a bad mom (and not like the funny ones in the movie “Bad Moms”). This past week was hard. Traveling, solo parenting (while spouse was traveling), after school activities, weddings, rehearsals, and life. It was busy, timing was tough because things were nonstop. Did […]

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