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Features

Virtual Playground: Loss of Identity

February 24, 2010 0

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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Main

An alternative to a baby shower: a blessingway

February 23, 2010 5

The baby shower. It’s a rite of passage for many moms-to-be. It’s the time for your mom’s friend (who you never remember meeting), your former co-worker you haven’t seen in months or perhaps even a […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Arroz Verde

February 18, 2010 0

Picking out cookbooks can be hit or miss, especially when you’re not going for a specific cuisine. I try to get one or two cookbooks every time I go to the library or used bookstore, […]

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Giveaways

LiveMom Giveaway!!

February 18, 2010 8

What is it? Another LiveMom Giveaway!! Thanks, My Precious Arrival for the products! Leave a comment here for a chance to win your choice of: Let all of those neighbors know that you had your […]

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Features

Featuring: Katie Malinski

February 16, 2010 6

I first met Katie Malinski when she volunteered for a program I managed at the Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin). Then she had a daughter, and I had a son, and we reconnected as moms. Katie […]

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Austin

Dentist for the Wee Ones

February 15, 2010 7

I’m wondering what age is appropriate for bringing kids to the dentist. Is it as soon as all of their teeth come in or once the permanent ones start to make their appearance? And while […]

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Features

Interview with Rachael Mance, Home Daycare Provider

February 10, 2010 3

As I mentioned in my article last week, Learning about Home Daycare, I spent some time researching local home daycare providers and decided to look further into H.E.E.B. Daycare, a licensed home daycare near my home in Pflugerville.

Several things about H.E.E.B. Daycare attracted me : their web site, listed curriculums they use with the children in their care, the presence of more than one teacher on the premises, and the fact that the owner and operator, Rachael Mance, was very easy to contact and very responsive to my inquiries.

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Distracted driving

February 8, 2010 2

When was the last time you noticed someone driving erratically, only to pass him or her and discover that — of course — the driver was talking on a cell phone while driving? It seems […]

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Giveaways

Photo Giveaway!

February 8, 2010 2

Pregnant? Want some pretty pregnancy photos taken to capture this special time? Or do you have a little bundle of joy who is ready to ham it up for the camera? You have until this […]

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Features

Featuring: Julie Aziz

February 8, 2010 3

Motherself is a spiritual direction/life coaching service that was started by a local mama to two young boys, Julie Aziz. Q: Tell us about Motherself. What services do you provide? A: Motherself is designed to […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Chili-Grilled Chicken Salad

February 4, 2010 0

This week’s recipe was sent in from Kathy, a FIT Boot Camp instructor. Thanks for sharing this healthy recipe, Kathy! Salad as a meal can serve any nice low-fat, good-carb diet.  By adding black beans […]

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Learning about Home Daycare

February 3, 2010 1

Last week I wrote about my frustrations surrounding a home daycare provider who seems to spend a lot of time online during the time she is taking care of up to eight children two and […]

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Austin Foodie Mama

Hosting a Tamale-making Party

February 2, 2010 8

It must be the Greek portion of my DNA that associates all social gatherings with food. So perhaps it should have been no surprise to my friends and family when I got a hankering to […]

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Giveaways

A Valentine’s Day GIVEAWAY!!

February 1, 2010 10

Sure, Valentine’s Day is generally about your sweetie, your love, your partner in crime or significant other. But this Valentine’s Day, we have a giveaway that will show how much you love your other sweetie- […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Women and Weight Training by Kathy Irwin

February 1, 2010 2

Have you picked up a dumbbell lately?  What are your thoughts about weight training?  If you are like most women, you have some fear of bulking up or getting too big if you lift weights.  […]