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Mommy Mob

Activism with Your Child: Rallying at the Capitol

August 29, 2012 0

I love mommy-daughter dates. My daughter and I regularly embark on adventures both big and small, from wandering through Houston’s museums, to exploring Manor’s Ghost Town, to delighting our taste buds at Whole Foods’ never-ending […]

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Features

Feature and a GIVEAWAY: Plug & Play

August 28, 2012 3

If you’ve ever had to work from home while your kids are there, you’ll recognize Plug & Play for the brilliant concept it is. One side is a business-savvy workspace to meet your professional needs; […]

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Mommy Mob

A School Environment Safe for Every Kid

August 27, 2012 1

When Dallas-area student Chantal was just 8 years old, she faced a lot of trouble in school. A bright, compassionate kid diagnosed the year before with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, she would sometimes […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Frappé coffee

August 23, 2012 2

Admittedly, this does not look quite like what I had in Greece, but it does the trick. For most of us in Central Texas, next week means a return to early bedtimes and the regular […]

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Mommy Mob

Texas Parents Opt Out of State Tests

August 20, 2012 2

If you’ll forgive my sounding like an old fogey here: Boy, things sure have changed since I was a kid. My soon-to-be kindergartener is entering public school at a time when funding for education has […]

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Features

Giveaway: LEGO KidsFest

August 15, 2012 1

The final days of summer are simply flying by, which means that before we know it, we will be dragging tired little bodies out of bed and reprising the school routine. That also means that […]

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Features

Getting Ready for School Year 2012-2013!

August 14, 2012 1

In a mere two weeks, school year 2012-2013 will begin!  Are you ready? !  There’s still time to hit the sales for school supplies, lunch and snack items, and other miscellany.  Tax-Free weekend is coming […]

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Austin Travel Mama

Road trip, Dallas edition

August 6, 2012 0

Ah, August. Although we are not baking in the neverending 100 degree temps as we were last summer, it’s still the time of year when the beginning of school seems so near, but yet, so […]

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Austin

Thursday’s Dish: Trailer Food Tuesdays

August 2, 2012 0

This past Tuesday, we decided to ditch our boring plan for bean-and-cheese tacos at home and check out the inaugural Trailer Food Tuesdays at the Long Center. The brainchild of Eric Silverstein (The Peached Tortilla, […]

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Austin

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 1, 2012 0

Today, August 1, 2012, kicks off National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) was funded to carry out the recommendations of the HHS Blueprint for […]