Rebecca Autin

Rebecca is an attorney by day and a toddler wrangler by night. She is a product of divorced parents and grew up in both Thibodaux and Franklin, Louisiana. Rebecca attended Loyola University of New Orleans and Southern University Law Center. Rebecca married her high school bestie in 2012. Quinton and Rebecca went through months of infertility before giving birth to Maxwell Lincoln in 2015. In 2016, they were surprised by a baby boy due in June 2017. But, in February 2017, they suffered with incompetent cervix and delivered sweet Theodore Paul too soon. In October 2018, after an incredibly difficult pregnancy, a cerclage, and a whole bunch of bedrest, Fitzgerald Joseph was born -- a happy, healthy, and perfect rainbow. If you can't find Rebecca, you can summon her with pot of freshly brewed coffee or look for her in Target or behind the kitchen island where she is hiding from her kids with a very generous pour of red.

Golf Cart Santa, You are Magic

Last year, we heard word of a Santa on a golf cart cruising through our neighborhood and those neighborhoods around us. We were busy that night and never really thought twice about missing it. I...

I am Really Grateful for Formula

As we speak, I am feeding my little nugget the very last of the formula. He turned one two weeks-ish ago and we are finishing off what we had. He is now mostly on...

I am Going Back for Seconds of Lower Holiday Expectations

Picture Perfect I do not remember the year, but when I was a teenager, we spent Thanksgiving with my brother and sister-in-law in Boston. They had just moved there and were celebrating one of their...

My Favorite Thing to Bring to Thanksgiving :: The Pioneer Woman’s Holiday Bacon Appetizer

We moved into our first home in August 2013. I decided that since I was able for the first time ever in life, I was going to host Thanksgiving. We are a non-traditional family...

The Sound of the Key in the Lock

I know that many women and men do this parenting thing all alone. I know many of these people did not sign up for it. Some did sign up for it, but that does...

My Rainbow Baby Did Not Heal the Hole in My Heart

WOOSH. How is that for a title. Heavy. I know. But now that I have you, let me explain. This is not the message I wish to convey. I wish I had better news for the...

My Toddler and My Prayer Life

When my oldest first started communicating with us, without any words, he would bring whatever he wanted to us and look at us with "open this" or "I want this" eyes. But after a whole...

My Halloween Costume Secret

I am no veteran mama. But I am no rookie either. I have dressed at least one kid for 3 Trick-or-Treating Halloweens. I have a Halloween costume secret to share. Pajamas Yep. I dress my kids in pajamas...

The Day I Cried Over a Golfball

I don't wanna grow up . . . You never really understand that Toys-R-Us theme song until it comes to making adult decisions. The idea of growing up and making those big huge adult decisions is...

The Pictures are for Me

If you’ve followed me on social media even for a minute, you know that I love a good picture. Heck, if you have ever read one blog post that I have written, you know...

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