Catherine Prystup
About Catherine Prystup
Catherine Prystup founded LiveMom.com out of a desire to build a better community for Austin-area moms. She has three children, ages seventeen, eight and three years old.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Day Trip From Austin: Cedar Creek, Texas

June 23, 2016 0

Cedar Creek is a small community a little more than 10 miles west of Bastrop, southeast of Austin. If you are looking for a little adventure without venturing too far, give this tiny town a […]

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Live Music Sundays at Whole Foods Market Domain

June 22, 2016 0

Gather with friends and family every Sunday from 10am-12pm  for a kid-friendly live music performance on the Public Domain outdoor stage, right behind the mini play area. Grab your kids and grab a beer for […]

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Places to Star Gaze in Central Texas

June 20, 2016 0

The big Texas skies and summer breeze beckons you to turn your attention to the sky to gaze at the stars! Living in the city can mean seeing fewer stars, so we’ve listed some events […]

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Event: Family Eldercare’s Fan Fare Friday

June 14, 2016 0

We all know it gets hot in Texas during the Summer months. A simple fan can help bring relief from the heat to seniors living without air conditioning. On June 17, 2016, Austin’s favorite music, […]

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Event: Children’s Day Art Park

June 6, 2016 0

Children’s Day Art Park is a summer tradition in Austin that happens on select Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in June and July. For just 50 cents per child, kids and adults can […]

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Giveaway: Taste of North Austin at The Domain

June 5, 2016 0

The Domain’s 9th annual food festival, Taste of North Austin, features local restaurants, cooking demonstrations, live music, and activities for all ages. Calling all foodies! Restaurants from The Domain and north Austin are teaming up […]

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Tips for Enjoying Unplugged at the Grove

June 1, 2016 0

Growing up here in Austin, I have become one of those people I swore I would never be: someone who stays on my side of the “river”, otherwise known as Lady Bird Lake (which is […]

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Ask the Expert: Zika Virus

May 31, 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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Pollyanna Theatre’s Cowboy in the Kitchen

May 30, 2016 0

Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Cowboy in the Kitchen – An Interactive Theatre Experience for Very Young Children by […]

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Summer Fun Packs Now Available

May 23, 2016 0

Austin-area Simon properties and Schlitterbahn Waterparks have teamed up to offer Texans the ultimate way to cool off and stretch their dollars this season with a Summer Fun Pack offer, available now, while supplies last, […]

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Summer Launch Party {Event and a Giveaway}

May 17, 2016 0

Wondering what to do with the kids all summer long? The 3rd Annual Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids, brought to you by LiveMom, AustinSummerFun.com, Spare the Rock, Austin Family Magazine and 365 Things to […]

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Event: Terra Toys Annual Fairy Tea Party

May 16, 2016 0

Come dressed in your most fantastical fairy, wizard or gnome costume on June 14 & 15 for  Terra Toys Annual Fairy Tea Party! Kids will be able to play with other forest fairies and creatures, […]

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Event: Springfree Trampoline Day of Play

May 9, 2016 0

Imagine being able to give in when your child asks for more screen time without the guilt. Thanks to Springfree Trampolines brilliant new way to play, you can give in to your child’s desire for […]

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Event: Maker Faire Austin

May 2, 2016 0

Maker Faire Austin, now in it’s 5th year, is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire […]

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KUTX Live at Mueller

April 29, 2016 0

Gather friends and family to enjoy live music for the the first three Fridays in May at the Mueller Amphitheater! This new music series, KUTX Live at Mueller, starts at 7pm with a kid-friendly act, […]

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Giveaway: VIP Tickets to Touch-A-Truck

April 20, 2016 0

Our family so looks forward to Touch-A-Truck, an annual event that allows kids and their families to get up close to some of the biggest, loudest trucks on the streets in Austin. This year’s event […]

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KidOShoe Sale and Giveaway

April 14, 2016 0

KidOShoe is a locally owned and operated shoe store that carries shoes for kids ages newborn and up – there are even baby shower shoes available. Featuring a hand-picked selection of well-made shoes from around […]

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Becker Elementary’s Pachanga Dance Party

April 13, 2016 0

Becker Elementary, one of the first two-way dual language schools in Austin, is hosting the 5th Annual Pachanga Dance Party on Friday, April 15th, from 5:30-7:30pm. Well known to Austin families, Becker’s Pachanga events are […]

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Event: Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic

April 12, 2016 0

Waller Creek Conservancy is hosting the 4th Annual Waller Creek Pop-up Picnic on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Palm Park. The event is free and open to the public. Families are invited to come spread […]

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Omni Fort Worth Vacation Packages for Families

March 28, 2016 0

Many times vacations are not relaxing at all and involve lots of going, lots of exploring and little relaxation. And then there are trips that we take that involve recharging, unwinding, and so much relaxing […]

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Easter Events in Austin

March 21, 2016 0

Easter Bunny Visits the Mall When: February 26- March 26, 2016 Where: Lakeline Mall (lower level Dillard’s Women’s Court at Lakeline Mall), 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park and Barton Creek Square (lower level by The […]

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Daily Breakdown: Spring Break 2016

March 11, 2016 0

Looking for some Spring Break fun in Austin? You won’t have to look far! Use this handy Spring Break 2016 Daily Breakdown to plan each day’s adventure with your kids in the greater Austin area. […]

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Spring Break Road Trip Ideas

March 11, 2016 0

Spring break is the perfect time to hop into the car for a road trip! The weather is fine – not too hot, not too cold, just right. The great state of Texas is huge […]

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