Details from the Dechiros

My name is Lauren and I am a wife of 7 years, and a mom to two little ones. I am also a behavior analyst and I have been working with kids on the autism specturm for the past 8 years. I started my blog when my husband and I were having infertility issues. Now I blog mostly about my kids and our lives in south west Austin. 

Pumpkin Patch

Last Friday, I took the kids to Sweet Berry Farm. I have been wanted to check out this pumpkin patch for the past couple of years, but I haven’t been brave enough to make the hour drive to get out there. I decided this was the last year I’d be able to take Aedan on a weekday since he will start kinder next year (how is the possible?!?) so we went for it ....more

Weekend Recap

We had such a great weekend! My sister took a couple of days off work and came in town late Wednesday night. She hasn’t been here since May, which is a while for her ....more

What’s New

Aedan started soccer a couple of Saturdays ago. He was super excited about his new soccer shoes and gear! He did really well and had fun ....more

Random Stories

Whenever I talk to my mom, I am always telling her little stories of funny things the kids have done. I don’t always have pictures of these things so I tend to not post about them. My mom reminded me that I will want these things written down someday to use as blackmail to bring back memories ....more

Our First House Together

*I wrote this post last week and then forgot to schedule it to publish, oops! We closed last Friday!* When we moved into our current house, 2.5 years ago, we decided to put our previous house up for rent. We looked into selling it, but the market was not so great and we were able to rent it out for a small profit each month so that made more sense ....more

Weekend Recap

We had a really nice weekend! Friday night we were supposed to go eat at an outdoor restaurant and listen to some live music, but it ended up raining. We ended up at one of our favorite places with some good friends ....more

First Day of School

Tuesday was the first day of school for both kids! ...more

Best Laid Plans

Well, our week hasn’t gone as planned, unfortunately. Nothing horrible, just not as expected. We made it to the splash pad Monday morning and on the way home Adelaide fell asleep in the car, which is something she never does ....more

Phone Pictures

This is our last week of summer and we have a jam backed week. We are heading to a splash pad today and have fun plans tomorrow morning, plus a playgroup and meet the teacher towards the end of the week! We have been doing a lot of swimming these past few weeks ....more

4.5 Years Old

Aedan will be 4.5 in about a month. I haven’t done an update on him in a while, so I thought this would be a good time. He is at such a fun age ....more