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Halloween Tech Tips

October 31, 2011 0

1. Forgot your flashlight? Flashlight apps can help keep you safe on Hallow’s Eve Keeping your trick-or-treaters safe as darkness falls is tantamount to ensuring Halloween fun for all . Free flashlight apps for iPhone […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Homemade Halloween Pizza

October 27, 2011 1

I’ve realized, despite the stress that it usually creates, that I enjoy the preparations for holidays sometimes as much as I enjoy the holidays themselves. The list-making, bag-stuffing for parties, the food-prepping/ cooking to prepare […]

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Mommy Mob: What to Do about Bullying

October 26, 2011 0

photo credit: Kakakrokodil There are few tougher days in a mama’s life than when she sends her child off to school for the first time. It’s scarier than all heck to let our babies (because, […]

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The good old days

October 25, 2011 1

Why is it that as we grow older, we find ourselves longing for the “good old days”? As expectant and new parents, we are determined to chart a new path — to find a mix […]

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The Challenges of Raising Girls Today

October 24, 2011 5

photo credit: PinkStock Photos! As a parent, how many times have you found yourself thinking, “Wow, things sure have changed since I was a kid!”? As a mom, I compare my experience with girls growing […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Recipes for Saving

October 20, 2011 1

A few weeks ago, we asked readers to share their tips for stretching the family food budget. We had some great responses. The winner of the $25 gift card to Sprouts Farmers Market is Deirdre […]

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Exciting, Interactive Literary Camps at BookPeople

October 19, 2011 3

BookPeople gets really into their literary camps. So much so that I found myself  jealous of my daughter when she recently attended “The Name of This Camp is Secret” at Austin’s awesome independent bookstore.  She […]

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Texas Book Festival Preview: Amanda Eyre Ward

October 18, 2011 0

This weekend marks the 16th installment of the Texas Book Festival, which will include author readings, panel discussions, book signings, live music, a cooking tent and more. The Festival is free and takes place in […]

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Thursday’s Dish Guest Post: Baby Food

October 13, 2011 1

This week’s post is brought to you by The Baby Kitchen, a local company that creates fresh, healthy, and delicious food for Austin babies. Noelle Newby and Kelly Grant started the company in 2010 with […]

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The Really Good Health News You May Not Have Heard

October 12, 2011 3

photo credit: Daquella manera It’s not hard to imagine things being just a little better—a little easier, a little more reasonable and fair—for women and kids. Yes, yes, we’ve come a long way, baby. I […]

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Are Our Kids Stressed Out?

October 4, 2011 1

photo credit: jetheriot Stress seems to be an unfortunate part of our modern lives, and parents are by no means immune. Whether it’s worrying about the next potential job layoff, a nagging health problem or […]

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Advice Needed: Bedtime Routines

October 3, 2011 4

There are certain things that we do perfectly as parents. When we ace certain things, like potty training successfully, we want to share our success story with our friends and fellow moms. We want to […]