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BubbleBum Review and GIVEAWAY

January 28, 2013 0

As your child grows bigger, you slowly begin to slough off all the accoutrements of babydom: the play gym, the jumperoo, the Bumbo, the high chair, the bouncer, the Exersaucer (whew! That’s a lot of […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Ham-ageddon!

January 24, 2013 3

Never look a gift horse in the mouth. But what about a gift pig? For Christmas, a relative (who shall remain unnamed) gave us a full-size Virginia ham. That’s 18 pounds of pigginess, all cured […]

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Becker Elementary 2nd Annual Pachanga Dance Party

January 22, 2013 0

Becker Elementary, the oldest elementary school in South Austin, will welcome families to the second annual Pachanga Dance Party Friday, February 8, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, […]

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GIVEAWAY: Goodnight Moon at ZACH Theatre

January 21, 2013 0

If you are a parent, you likely know the story Goodnight Moon by heart. The copy we have is tattered and torn, having gone through two kids, now getting ready to delight the third child. […]

Slow Cooker Black Bean Ragout

Thursday’s Dish: Slow Cooker Black Bean Ragout

January 17, 2013 4

You know how I usually cook dinner? With a toddler strapped to my leg, yelling “MOMMY, PICK UP-EE!” while I limp around trying not to spill boiling liquids on her. Although my offspring is generally […]

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Austin Area Spring Break Camps 2013

January 16, 2013 0

Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s time to prepare for school-aged children to be on the loose for a week. Check out all the camps and activities available around town to keep […]


Keeping Our Kids Safe After Newtown

January 15, 2013 7

“Bam! Bam! You’re dead, Mommy!” Barely a month after the tragedy at Sandy Hook, I can’t help but wince at my son’s words. Like many parents I know, what happened in Newtown hit entirely too […]

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Mommy Mob

The Lege Is Here. Are You Ready?

January 14, 2013 1

Oh boy, here we go! The 83rd Texas Legislative Session started last week, and I fully anticipate this one being as exciting, exhausting, rewarding, and at times as infuriating as the six ones I’ve worked […]

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Les Petites at La Patisserie

January 10, 2013 0

La Patisserie is happy to announce another exciting Les Petites series! The hour long event for kids ages 4-7 will include a hands-on baking session and story time with a different theme each month.

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Giveaway: MomCom Tickets

January 9, 2013 4

On Saturday, January 26, 2013, hundreds of women will gather at The Oasis on Lake Travis for the third installment of MomCom Austin, a conference for women who are looking to connect with others and be […]

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Austin Bloggin' Mamas

Locally Grown Austin Mom Blogs

January 7, 2013 12

We’ve had a couple of requests come in recently for a list of local Austin mama bloggers. Like Austin itself, there are so many varieties to choose from! Want to read about moms cooking for […]