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GENAustin’s We Are Girls Conference

November 1, 2016 0

The 9th annual Girls Empowerment Network’s We Are Girls Conference is coming up on Saturday, November 5th, 2016! A day full of speakers, activities, and workshops covering everything from creativity and entrepreneurship to body image, […]

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Creative Action Hosts Kids’ Ball

October 28, 2016 0

The weather will be lovely to celebrate Creative Action’s 5th Annual Kids’ Ball at Central Market on Saturday, October 29, 2016! Bring the kids out to enjoy a variety of interactive craft and costume creation […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 28, 2016 0

Halloween is looming and, for most young children, it’s the only night of the year when they’re free to roam the streets, visiting strangers’ homes for tricks and treats. So, what’s a parent to do? […]

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Why My Dream Job Changed After Having Kids

October 26, 2016 1

Prior to having kids I dreamed of being a high powered marketing executive living in New York City or abroad. I dreamed of working my way up the ladder and traveling the world for my […]

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Groundwork Music Project: A Musical Happy Hour

October 25, 2016 0

Drink, eat, and be happy for a cause at A Musical Happy Hour, hosted by Groundwork Music Project, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Proceeds will benefit this project that provides music lessons to young children, […]

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BooFest at in.gredients

October 19, 2016 0

Celebrate Halloween at in.gredients with Jack’s Mom In Austin and Staci Gray for a spectacular Boofest 2016 on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 am – noon! Staci will be performing some of her fantastically […]

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Austin Music Mama

Kids’ Kingdom at Sound on Sound Fest

October 18, 2016 0

Sound On Sound Fest is a three-day (November 4-6, 2016) music and live panel discussion festival that will take over the grounds of the Sherwood Forest Faire, a Renaissance landscape located just forty miles outside […]

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Austin Theatre Mama

Giveaway: Tickets to Rosita y Conchita

October 11, 2016 0

Showing through October 30, 2016 at the Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Rosita y Conchita is an imaginative adaptation of Erich Haeger and Eric González’s award-winning children’s book about two sisters who try to reunite on […]

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Austin Music Mama

Special Feature: Gina Chavez

October 6, 2016 0

Austin inhabitants living in THE “Live Music Capital of the World” have quite the responsibility when it comes to music. With such a distinction attached to our city, it’s only fair that we keep up […]

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Austin Music Mama

Artists To See: ACL Fest 2016, Weekend Two

October 5, 2016 0

One of the most exciting times of year is here: the Austin City Limits Music Festival! Celebrating its 15th year right here in our backyard, ACL features all kinds of music and the chance to […]

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Special Feature: Sonia de los Santos

October 4, 2016 0

Born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia de los Santos is a bilingual singer performing on the Kiddie Limits Stage this second weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Winner of a Parents’ Choice […]

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Artists To See: ACL Fest 2016, Weekend One

September 28, 2016 0

One of our favorite times of year is almost here: the Austin City Limits Music Festival! Celebrating its 15th year right here in our backyard, ACL features all kinds of music and the chance to […]

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In the Company of Women

September 27, 2016 0

On Friday, October 7, 2016, The Texas Book Festival will host a special conversation with blogger and bestselling author Grace Bonney in support of her latest release, In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice […]

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Hush Hush Music Bash at the Domain

September 26, 2016 0

If you want to listen to some live music during weekend two of ACL but don’t feel like fighting the masses or paying big bucks, come on out to a FREE family-friendly show featuring a […]

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Austin Music Mama

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2016 ACL Festival

September 21, 2016 1

It’s almost here! Tens of thousands of music fans will soon flock to Zilker Park for the 15th anniversary of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. This will be our sixth year covering ACL, and […]

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Trails for Hiking and Biking in Austin

September 19, 2016 0

Cooler weather is on the way as we usher in fall. Take advantage of all of the many Austin-area trails offering shady areas perfect for hiking and biking. Many have creeks for splashing in, parks […]

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Ask the Expert: Back to School Sports Injury

September 14, 2016 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 […]

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Front Door Concert: Live Music Showcase

September 9, 2016 0

Front Door Concerts brings family-friendly music, dance, language and more to neighborhoods all across the Austin-area. Newly launched by Joe McDermott, Staci Gray, Mr. Will and Ms. Kat’s Music, this new venture makes it easier […]

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Shop at Home: Order Online at Walmart

September 8, 2016 0

Yesterday I did some grocery shopping. Unlike anyone who actually went to the store on Labor Day, I did not wait in line, bump carts with fellow shoppers or parking lot cruise. I gave the […]

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Orpheus Academy of Music Open House

September 6, 2016 0

If you’re considering signing your child or yourself up for music classes, be sure to stop by Orpheus Academy of Music this Saturday, September 10, 2016 for their Open House. The Open House will take […]

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Austin Reading Mama

A Moon of My Own Launch Party

September 1, 2016 0

We featured local author Jennifer Rustgi a couple of years ago, and now you have the chance to meet her, as well as local illustrator Ashley White, at the upcoming launch party for an all […]

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Community Art Sundays: See Ya Summer

August 17, 2016 0

Back to school is an exciting time of year for both parents and kids, and we want to celebrate the final day of Summer Break 2016 with a day of fun! Join us on Sunday, […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Local Author Reading List: Elizabeth Crook

August 15, 2016 0

It’s hard enough for us parents to find time to read, let alone to decide what to read. Head to the library and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the stacks upon stacks of interesting-sounding […]

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A day at Catch Air Austin

August 9, 2016 0

A rainy day weekend for parents with young kids can be a horrible thing, at least for me that’s the case! So, on a rainy Sunday a few weeks ago my son and I decided […]

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Farmers Markets in the Greater Austin Area

July 22, 2016 0

While it might be nice for a while, we can’t subsist on just Goldfish and popsicles…at least, not all summer. Take advantage of your early risers to skip your usual weekend morning routine and get […]

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Austin-Area Splash Pads

July 15, 2016 0

You can’t beat a day of fun at one of Austin’s FREE splash pads! Pack a picnic or some snacks, bring some water toys – buckets and shovels work well if there’s also a sandy […]

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Day Trip From Austin: New Braunfels

July 14, 2016 0

The City of New Braunfels located in between Austin and San Antonio, was founded in 1845 under German charter and has grown into a bustling community with lots to offer. You can easily spend a […]

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Where to Play Board Games in Austin

July 13, 2016 0

Sick of Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land and Monopoly? Try out a new board game, or “tabletop game,” as the new breed of IRL gamers call it. For ages 5-8, Qwirkle and Enchanted Forest are […]

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Event: Keep Austin Playing

July 12, 2016 0

Keep Austin Playing is a city-wide interactive event that is put on through the Austin Parks and Recreation Department on July 14, 2016. Created by the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, this event aims to […]

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Austin Theatre Mama

Pollyanna Theatre’s Trouble on the Double

July 7, 2016 0

Trouble on the Double, the newest play by Holly Hepp-Galván and presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company, will show at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts from July 9-17, 2016. […]

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Kids and Hot Cars Don’t Mix

July 6, 2016 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 […]

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Summer Movies in Austin: July, 2016

July 5, 2016 0

When you’re in need of a boredom buster for the kids and a break from the heat, there’s nothing better than cooling down in a movie theater with some popcorn and some laughs. Free and […]

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Austin Theatre Mama

Shrek the Musical at Zilker Hillside Theatre

July 4, 2016 0

The Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theatre may be a little swampy this summer as Zilker Theatre Productions brings the smash Broadway hit Shrek: The Musical to the stage. Nominated for 8 Tony Awards and […]

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Austin Music Mama

What’s Your Summer Jam

July 1, 2016 0

Summer is the season for road tripping and singing out loud with the windows rolled down!  We asked some of our friends and favorite Kindie artists “What’s your Summer Jam?”  Both family-friendly and their own […]

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Unplugged at the Grove: July Lineup

June 30, 2016 0

Head over to Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road every Thursday for KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove, one of Austin’s longest running free concert series. There’s no cover charge, $4 ZiegenBock Drafts, and the best […]

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Austin’s Art in Public Places

June 29, 2016 0

Austin’s largest museum is free and has over 200 works of art spread out across town. From statues to sculptures, mosaics and murals, you’ll find one-of-a-kind art installations all over the city which are part […]

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4th of July Fun with Fireworks and Festivals in Austin

June 27, 2016 0

Looking for some ideas on how to celebrate America’s Independence? Fireworks, parades, watermelon, and backyard bbqs…. it’s how we celebrate the 4th of July! Below are a few celebrations happening in Austin, complete with fireworks […]

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Summer Fun: Places to Dig in the Sand

June 24, 2016 0

Playing in the sand is fun for all ages! Whether you dig on a beach or at a park, there are plenty of options to build sand castles or to dig for dinosaur bones. Austin […]

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