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Austin Travel Mama

Feature: Rebecca Darling

May 30, 2013 3

I am a big fan of traveling and vacations. Yes, even with kids in tow, I am known to get up and go to places both near and far. But this year I’m stuck. I […]

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Features

Planting for Honey Bees

May 30, 2013 1

For the last several years, honey bee populations in North America have been declining rapidly. This decline is attributed to anything from “we have no idea” to drought, the use of neonicotinoids (pesticide), reduced habitat, […]

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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Lori Strong on Night Wakings

May 29, 2013 0

These days we have so much information at our fingertips to help solve any parenting dilemma (admittedly, most of the times we may have too much). You could argue the Internet was both the best and worst thing to […]

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Features

What Will Our Kids Grow Up to Be?

May 28, 2013 4

  Last week, I wrote an article here on LiveMom about the career changes many of us go through when we become parents. I was struck by how few of the moms I heard from […]

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Events

Kids’ Summer Storytime with Local Authors

May 23, 2013 0

Looking for a way to beat the heat this summer? Round up the family and head to the comforts of an air conditioned Millie & Mox  Children’s Boutique for the first ever Kids’ Summer Storytime […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: Quinny Yezz Stroller

May 20, 2013 6

Summer travel is looming in the very near future. Wouldn’t you love to have a stroller that makes traveling with a baby or toddler a little easier? We recently took a trip, and, as much […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: ZACH Summer Camp

May 20, 2013 0

School is out for summer in just two short weeks. You are either panicked at the very thought of it, or you are playing it cool because you have your ducks in a row. If […]

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Events

Terra Toys Fairy Tea Party

May 16, 2013 0

Update: The event is now SOLD OUT! Terra Toys announces its 10th annual FAIRY TEA PARTY! Design and create your own magical fairy! Supplies and refreshments will be provided. When: Thursday,June 6th and Wednesday, June […]

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Events

Bump Club and Beyond’s Upcoming Events

May 15, 2013 0

Looking for an event to attend that allows you not only to connect with other local mamas but one that also schools you on the ins and outs of all things parenting? Look no further! […]

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Austin

Austin Area Splash Pads for 2013

May 15, 2013 0

Austin Bailey Park – Open May 18 – September 8, 2013 daily from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  1101 W. 33rd Street. (Photos) Bartholomew Park – Open May 18 – September 8, 2013 daily from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Bartholomew Park, […]

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Austin

It’s Snow Cone Season!

May 9, 2013 0

We are just weeks away from the official start of summer, and in Central Texas, that means blazing hot temperatures.  Cool treats are always a great way to beat the heat.  In recent years, it […]

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Mommy Mob

Moms Making a Difference

May 8, 2013 1

Ever heard of the activist roots for Mother’s Day? Back in 1870, Julia Ward Howe, an advocate for equality, women’s rights, peace, and the abolition of slavery, put out a proclamation on what some say was the first Mother’s Day. […]

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Features

Tech Reach: Inspiring Kids of All Abilities

May 6, 2013 0

In a classroom at UT Elementary, a charter school in East Austin, four kids are working together on a Rube-Goldberg device. The ball that’s supposed to set the chain of events in motion keeps getting […]

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Events

MetroMoms and MomCom Life Game Night

May 6, 2013 0

Two of my favorite Austin moms are going to be together in one room on May 16th! Join Regan from MetroMoms and Trish from MomCom Life as they entertain you with games, food and drinks, […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Special Feature and Giveaway: Jessica Alba

May 5, 2013 0

*This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Heather on winning. Thanks to all who entered! I must admit that I am generally a bit leery when it comes to reading books written by celebrities, especially […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Popsicles!

May 2, 2013 1

I’d love to cook with my daughter. I really would. But the two of us just can’t seem to figure it out. Maybe I’m just too much of a control freak in the kitchen… or […]

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Mommy Mob

Three Moms Every Lawmaker Should Meet

May 1, 2013 1

About a year ago, fellow LiveMom blogger Nicole introduced me to Alexandria Garza. A single mother to a little girl, Alexandria was uninsured when doctors diagnosed her with some serious health problems, including a heart […]