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New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2009 1

By the time New Year’s Eve rolls around, I’ve had my fill of holiday cheer. This year is no different from the past; all I really want to do on New Year’s Eve is curl […]

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Positive Parenting

December 29, 2009 1

Along with the joy, excitement and fun times of the holidays, there is also inevitably stress, crankiness and tears. And I’m not just talking about the children… The holidays and the start of the new […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling

December 28, 2009 0

Recycling this year’s Christmas tree couldn’t get any easier if you live in Austin and have curbside, pay as you throw trash pick up. All you have to do is leave it on the curb […]

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Thursday’s Dish: French Toast Casserole

December 24, 2009 0

Just a quick note to wish you a Merry Christmas and share a good Christmas morning recipe, in case you need a last-minute idea. It’s quick to make if you prep everything the night before, […]

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DIY Volunteering

December 22, 2009 2

Many parents choose to incorporate giving to others into their holiday traditions. Granted, helping out those who are less fortunate is a great thing to do any day of the year. Especially in tough economic […]

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Dividing Up the Holidays

December 21, 2009 4

Are you ready? Get set! Go! The holiday shuffle is upon us. Whether yours started last week, this weekend, this week, Christmas Day or the week after, most everyone does some shuffling this time of […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Colonial Sugar Cookies

December 17, 2009 1

You’ll have to excuse me … I’m currently obsessed with holiday baking, so you’ve got another cookie recipe coming your way. However, this is a very useful one. It is the best sugar cookie recipe […]

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Holiday Calorie Counting

December 15, 2009 3

‘Tis the season to be eating, baking, drinking gingerbread/peppermint/eggnog lattes and skipping regular workouts to get all those errands done. To help keep your mama guilt in check, we here at LiveMom would like to […]

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Interfaith Holidays by Julie Aziz

December 14, 2009 1

Holiday planning comes with at least a minor amount of stress for most of us. Not only are there gifts to buy and in-law expectations to manage, but religious participation, or lack thereof, to consider […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Turkey Mole Enchiladas

December 10, 2009 0

Hands up if you still have turkey in your freezer. Yep, me too. My husband made two birds, one roasted and one smoked, and the most of the smoked turkey is residing in the freezer, […]

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Kid Safe Websites

December 9, 2009 1

My two year old loves to climb up in my lap when I am at the computer and press all the keys. Once she discovered that the computer could be used to look at videos […]

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Shop, Sip and Share

December 8, 2009 0

Did you know that breast cancer affects one in every eight women? I had no clue that the numbers were that high. Renee, a local mama and breast cancer survivor, is organizing a special event […]

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Curling Up with a Good Magazine

December 8, 2009 2

Reading books. In theory, few things sound better. In fact, I feel compelled to get under the covers with a good book now that it’s winter-y out. But, somehow, I find now I have the […]

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Cooking Classes for Kids

December 7, 2009 1

An email came in from a LiveMom reader who was inspired by Nicole’s recent post about giving experiences for the holidays. Ana writes: In this overly commercialized holiday buying season I was really inspired by […]

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Virtual Playground: Post Baby Career

December 2, 2009 3

Often times, as moms, we gather around the slide or the sandbox while our kids play to discuss issues that are on our minds. Since LiveMom is primarily an online community of local Austin moms, […]

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Giving Experiences This Holiday Season

December 1, 2009 5

It’s hard not to get caught up in the holiday gift buying hysteria. Although I don’t get many catalogs anymore (thanks partly to Catalog Choice), the ones I received right before Thanksgiving were marked “Late […]