The Lesson Plan That Kids Need in a Pandemic is “Love + Family”

“If all my kid learns from social distancing is to be a good person, we’ll be fine.“ It’s been quite a season. You know, since I welcomed my daughter six years ago. I’ve totally meant to call you back, to read literature nightly to my child and bake together. It’s just that I’ve been so busy. You […]

How Lilly Neubauer Spends Her Wednesday

MOMS WE LOVE master your craft like this Dallas mom Words The Editors Published March 2020/DallasChildUpdated March 9, 2020 Lilly Neubauer finds beauty in the simple things. She is the founder of Camp Crafty Parties, which brings old-fashioned arts and crafts to modern celebrations. Along with her husband Markus, Neubauer created the blog Open Hearted […]

Modern Family Photos

When I started Love Child, I had a vision of the types of women, some of whom would be moms, that would hopefully follow along. They would be strong, independent, creative, modern, and inspirational. One of the questions I often asked myself when pregnant (and now as a mom) is why? Why do I have […]

Trading my Job for Simplicity [with Lilly Neubauer]

Some people make big life changes in search of simplicity–Lilly Neubauer is one of them. When the busyness in her life spiraled out of control, Lilly quit her job to get her family back on track. I look forward to sharing her story with you today. Show Links: Trading my Job for Minimalism (Lilly’s Guest Post […]

Markus and Lilly Neubauer: Power Couple

Open Hearted HomeMarkus’ Education: SMULilly’s Education: Texas Tech In 2006, Lilly and Markus Neubauer found themselves working together at a Domino’s Pizza in Lubbock where they spent time at a large sink, washing pots and pans at the end of the workday. Years later they found themselves at another sink – the one in their […]

No hiding love for Dallas, funky finds in Midway Hollow house

With artwork, accessories, curtain rods and wall color, these homeowners made a point to choose goods created in Dallas. It isn’t just the kitchen that’s full of local goods at Lilly Neubauer’s house; bedrooms, living spaces and even the bathrooms are hyperlocal, too. Lilly couldn’t be prouder to call Dallas home, and that pride is […]

Moms open up about being there for their families — and for themselves

This group of Dallas moms wanted to find fulfillment in work without compromising their family’s wellbeing. TODAY’s Megyn Kelly sat down for a frank discussion with five incredible women at Feedstore BBQ in Dallas, Texas.

Reader Redesign: Bathroom Red, White & Blues

Last year Lilly and her husband Markus spent her Independence Day making over her half bath, so we thought we’d celebrate her sweet makeover on their one year bathroom anniversary. Here’s her (hilarious) letter: After living in our 1952 house for three years, I was so excited to finally be able to remodel our tiny […]

My Houzz: Welcoming Baby in an Eclectic Dallas Rambler

Markus and Lilly Neubauer were expecting their adoption process to take months — maybe even years — when they received a call on Christmas Day in 2013 announcing the arrival of their daughter, Heidi. “We went from zero to baby in 24 hours,” says Lilly. “It was a wonderful surprise.” While the Neubauers had remodeled much of […]

Before & After: Lilly’s Laminate to Butcher Block Kitchen Counter Upgrade

When we were shopping for our home and walked through what is now our kitchen, I was really taken aback by the dark and cheap looking laminate counters and back splash. However, I thought the ceramic tile floors and off-white cabinets could be a great base for an update. Knowing that those components can be […]