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Features

Meet Six Central Texas Mompeneurs

March 30, 2010 3

While some new moms struggle with the direction of their career after having a baby, some moms decide this is the perfect opportunity to start a new business. Plans are written in between diaper changes, […]

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Have you had your infant’s vision tested lately?

March 29, 2010 1

Have you heard of InfantSEE®, a free program that tests the vision of infants for FREE? Below is an interview with Dr. Briana Larson, O.D., spokesperson for the InfantSEE® Program. LiveMom: Is InfantSEE® a free […]

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Austin

Mother’s Milk Bank Celebrates!!

March 24, 2010 0

The Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin is celebrating the grand opening of their new location with wine and hors d’oeuvres! The event, which is open to the public, will offer tours of the new facility […]

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Capturing memories

March 23, 2010 4

“You MUST write that down!”, a friend tells me when I share a story about my son’s recent escapades. And I do….the next day….on a scrap of paper. Which goes on top of the Leaning […]

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Virtual Playground: Mom Inventions

March 22, 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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Booster Seat Recommendations

March 20, 2010 3

What do you do when you have a tall child who quickly outgrows a car seat before it’s recommended that they are in a booster seat? Is the “4 years old or 40 pounds” rule […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: CSAs and Cauliflower

March 18, 2010 0

Last year around this time, LiveMom posted about Finding a CSA. As my thoughts turn to fresh green beans and strawberries, and what part of my yard would be best to dig up (or not), […]

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You Say To-May-To and I Say To-Mah-To

March 17, 2010 0

I am sure that I am not alone in this, but I am a bit lost in it : addressing religious and political differences amongst family members. Specifically, I want to find a way to ensure that members of my family respect one another’s religious and political views regardless of whether they agree with them or not. This sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Kinda like a don’t-ask-don’t-tell situation, right? Notsomuch. […]

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Austin

Have kids, will SXSW

March 16, 2010 7

Whenever the subject of South by Southwest comes up in conversation among my fellow moms, there are sighs. Wistful looks. Then there are the moms who are used to taking their children anywhere who don’t […]

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Events

Heartsong Music Together

March 15, 2010 0

Free Heartsong Music Classes!! March 24 and 25 at 10:10am, 11:15am, 3:15pm and 4:15pm AND March 27 at 10:15 and 11:15am For more information, check out http://www.heartsongmusictogether.com/

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Austin

Neighborhood Highlights

March 15, 2010 2

I am a real estate junky. Not the wealthy kind who buys and sells real estate, but the hobby kind who trolls Trulia, Coldwell Banker, Zillow, Austin Home Search– always seeing what is available. My […]

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Let’s Talk About Therapy

March 10, 2010 4

While I enjoy retail therapy and even individual therapy, today I am curious about couples therapy. Is this a taboo subject? It has become more and more acceptable to talk publicly about individual therapy, but […]

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Parentnoia

March 9, 2010 4

From the moment a woman learns she is pregnant, she is bombarded with a litany of warnings, unsolicited advice and well-meaning recommendations on what she should and shouldn’t be doing, eating, etc. Make sure to […]

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Older Kid Questions

March 8, 2010 1

I’ve had a couple of requests from LiveMom readers to put on more content geared towards moms who have older kids. Seems like, having a three year old and an eleven year old, that more […]

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Austin

Let’s Go Camping!

March 6, 2010 6

With the weather warming up and Spring Break right  around the corner, I am feeling the urge to reconnect with nature. That’s right, I want to go camping! Ah, campsite coffee and pancakes cooked over […]

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Surprise! It’s a Girl!

March 3, 2010 0

Have you ever wondered how the revelation of a family secret affects said family? I can’t say that I did…until I was the one being bonked on the head by the skeletons falling out of my family closet! […]

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Austin

Nurturing Your Pint-Sized Gardeners

March 2, 2010 1

In terms of Texas weather, we are squarely in that in between time. Some days are amazing. While other parts of the country were still covered in snow, just over a week ago we were […]