Crunchy roasted chickpeas
Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

February 28, 2013 4

As any parent knows, snacks are key. If you don’t have a good snack on hand when your kiddo’s tummy starts rumbling, you’re out of luck. If you’re out and about, prepare for a meltdown; […]

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Features

SXSWEdu: Where Innovation Meets Education

February 27, 2013 0

Education is a hot topic these days, from funding cuts to the controversial school-voucher system to the myriad problems with high-stakes testing. While the Texas Legislature has a number of education-related bills in the pipeline […]

Kristin Henn of Move Your Tale
Austin

Featuring Kristin Henn of Move Your Tale

February 26, 2013 1

Since way back in 2007, we here at LiveMom have been introducing you to local mamas (and papas) who are up to all kinds of interesting things. From teachers to local business owners to creatives […]

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Austin

Spring Break Creativity Camp

February 25, 2013 2

Has it recently dawned on you that Spring Break is only a couple of weeks away? Have you found a camp for your kiddo yet? No? No worries….. It is not too late to register […]

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: The Little Gym

February 23, 2013 0

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and congrats to our winner, Sarah! With more than 300 locations across the globe, The Little Gym is the worldʼs premier experiential learning and physical […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Fried Tofu

February 21, 2013 2

From the title, you might assume that this post is about fried tofu, but it’s actually about the pan I use to fry my tofu. You see, before last week, I had never, ever successfully […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Dirty Girl Mud Run

February 17, 2013 0

Dirty Girl Mud Run, the original—and biggest and best – organized mud run for women, is coming to the Austin area on Saturday, March 23rd and will be held at Stunt Ranch. You’ve probably heard of mud […]

photo by Ginny Witkin Belosky
Events

The Austin Marathon… with Kids!

February 14, 2013 0

Want to do something different with the kids this weekend? You’re in luck — it’s marathon time! The Livestrong Austin Marathon happens on Sunday morning, and we’ve got everything you need to know if you […]

We did a character lunch at the Crystal Palace. The kids were more into the characters three years ago, but they still had fun.
Austin Travel Mama

Walt Disney World: Who’s All Ears?

February 12, 2013 2

M-I-C… …K-E-Y… …all together now! …M-O-U-S-E. For many kids, a trip to Disney (either Disneyland in California or Walt Disney World in Orlando) is a rite of passage of sorts. In fact, almost 17 million […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Review and GIVEAWAY: milk + honey spa

February 12, 2013 5

milk + honey spa has recently moved and expanded their downtown location. I was invited to come try a Signature Facial, and there was absolutely no way I was going to turn that down. The […]

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Mommy Mob

Rally Round-Up for 2013

February 11, 2013 0

There are so many reasons to live in Austin. My list would include all the affordable, fun things to do as a family, the 10 months of sunshine, and the many big city offerings we […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: Sesame Street Live Tickets

February 7, 2013 2

Thanks to Terra Toys and KidOShoe, we have a great giveaway for you! Sesame Street Live “Can’t Stop Singing” is coming to the Frank Erwin Center just in time for Valentine’s Day, a perfect family […]

Dark Chocolate Mousse for Two
Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Chocolate Mousse for Lovers

February 7, 2013 2

Valentine’s Day is coming! For many couples, Valentine’s Day means a romantic dinner out, or even a whirlwind getaway. Ah, young love. If you have children at home, though, that might not be quite the […]

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Austin

Review: Goodnight Moon at ZACH Theater

February 5, 2013 1

Is it just me or do your kids also attempt to thwart all of your efforts to be the perfectly patient mom by getting out of bed for a million different reasons at at bedtime? […]

My child had a blast when Courtney of Wild Things Zoofari brought animals over to our house for his last birthday.
Austin

Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in Austin

February 5, 2013 28

Planning a birthday party for your child in the Austin area? Look no further! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite birthday party spots in town. Many thanks to PartyBright.com for sponsoring this post! Just […]

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Events

6 Tips for Enlightened Parenting

February 4, 2013 2

*This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and congrats to our winners, Katie and Lubna! 6 Tips for Enlightened Parenting by Jason B. Fischer As parents, we want our children to be […]

Valentine's Day wreath
Features

A Very Crafty Valentine’s Day

February 4, 2013 1

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! Ffor those of us with little people in our lives, that usually means there’s some sort of crafting going on. Whether you’re a novice who would like to go […]