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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Spring Break Camp Giveaway at Creative Side Jewelry Academy

February 21, 2017 1

Austin-based Creative Side Jewelry Academy hosts Young Metalsmiths this spring with a three day camp. The Young Metalsmiths Spring Break Camp, led by a professional artist and educator, provides a safe and creative environment where kids, ages […]

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Ask the Expert: Ear Infections and Antibiotics

February 8, 2017 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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Make Your Own Valentine

February 1, 2017 0

Kids can make their own Origami Heart Valentines at Terra Toys on Thursday, February 9, 2017! Enjoy free Japanese cookies and special drink offers at the new Terra Toys Espresso bar! All supplies and instructions […]

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Giveaway: PDQ Chicken Gift Card

January 31, 2017 0

What are you serving up for the big game this Sunday? If your menu is still not complete and you are looking for something with minimal time spent in the kitchen, check out PDQ, a […]

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Ticket Giveaway: Puff, the Magic Dragon

January 23, 2017 0

Puff, the Magic Dragon, the latest exclusive staged production based on the popular song, will show on weekends through February at the historic Scottish Rite Theater. Bring the kids, big and small, to watch the […]

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Local Mama Feature: Yvonne Nava

January 20, 2017 0

Here at LiveMom, we love meeting new moms (and dads) doing interesting things around town. Our monthly feature series give us an excuse to learn more about these hard-working Austinites! This month, we’re featuring local […]

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Community Art Sunday

January 16, 2017 0

“Be a Courageous Ally” is the theme that will kick off Creative Action’s 2017 Community Art Sunday program on Sunday, January 22, 2017. It’s more important than ever to be an ally to our friends […]

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Get Fit 2017 with Ballet Austin

January 13, 2017 0

It’s a new year and with that comes resolutions for being the healthiest you that you can be! Kick off your New Year celebrating health and wellbeing at Get Fit 2017! – Ballet Austin’s FREE […]

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WeeSearchers at TXMOST

January 6, 2017 0

The Texas Museum of Science & Technology, Austin’s first science museum, planetarium and technology center, is launching Wee-Searchers, a new, fun program for children under 5 and their caregivers. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of […]

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Battling Holiday Buffets

December 22, 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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Holiday Lights & Ice

December 16, 2016 0

Starting Friday, December 16, local Austinites, resort guests and Barton Creek Country Club members are invited to skate right into the holidays on the Barton Creek Resort & Spa’s indoor ice rink overlooking the scenic […]

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Preparing for Cedar Fever in Central Texas

November 30, 2016 0

Many of us look to the holidays with a mixture of excitement and dread; excitement because it’s the start of a new chapter in our lives — the chance to set new goals and make […]

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Go Play! Catch Air Round Rock is Open

November 30, 2016 0

Kids ages 1-12 will enjoy the newest play place – THE place to be in Round Rock! Catch Air is celebrating today with a ribbon cutting ceremony and lots of fun that includes: Balloon twisting […]

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The Domain’s Holiday Events

November 28, 2016 0

If you’re looking for a festive holiday experience, head to the Domain for twinkling lights, carolers, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, and a Santa experience that will delight kids of all ages. This year’s holiday set […]

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Toy Selection Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

November 22, 2016 0

With so many toys to choose from this holiday season, Central Texas parents find themselves wanting to grant their kids’ wishes for the newest, coolest toys. But, before you actually buy anything, double check that […]

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2016 Austin Holiday Event Guide

November 22, 2016 0

Thanks to The Domain for sponsoring this year’s 2016 Austin Holiday Event Guide. There are so many special things to do and see in the Austin area over the holidays, and it helps to have […]

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This Weekend: Austin Empty Bowl Project

November 17, 2016 0

If you’re planning on heading out to lunch on Sunday, make that stop at the 20th annual Austin Empty Bowl Project. Fill your belly with delicious soup and bread, donated by local restaurants and bakeries, […]

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Local Block Party at Whole Foods Domain

November 3, 2016 0

I know, I know…. Saturday mornings are either really busy (soccer, baseball!) or really lazy, right? You are either up and out the door or you have forbid your family from making any plans until […]

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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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Austin Foodie Mama

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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