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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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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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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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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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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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Feature: Susan Thomson, documentary producer

June 1, 2016 0

Susan Thomson and I met on the first day of kindergarten for our sons, and I loved her warm smile immediately. She has two beautiful tow-headed children and a kind husband in the westlake area […]

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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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Austin Foodie Mama

Girls’ Night Out in Round Rock

May 11, 2016 0

It’s no surprise that everyone needs time to relax, eat well, drink well and socialize. If you are Mom, you know the importance of these nights for your sanity.  A time to laugh, vent, NOT […]

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TX Destinations for a Weekend Girls’ Trip

May 3, 2016 0

When was the last time you escaped with your best girlfriends for a weekend getaway? It can be extremely hard as a busy parent to take time away from your family, but if you have […]

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Live Music Venues for Kids of All Ages

April 26, 2016 0

Living in the Live Music Capital of the World, there’s no escaping catching some live music around Austin. From restaurants to record stores, bars and clubs, grocery stores and coffee shops, we are lucky enough […]

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Choosing to Take a Step Back From Your Career

April 18, 2016 0

When I was a teenager I dreamed of living abroad, becoming a high powered marketing executive and wearing sophisticated and stylish J. Crew suits every day to work. I did study abroad, I did get […]

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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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Why Your Family Needs Your Neighbors

April 5, 2016 0

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “IT TAKES A VILLAGE”. Well, I’ve experienced raising children with a small village (family a few hours away) and a large village thanks to my neighbors. And let me […]

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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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Austin Foodie Mama

Easter 2016 Brunches, Buffets, and Family Fun

March 23, 2016 0

Time to break out your best pastels, floppy hats, and Sunday shoes: Easter is here, which means it’s officially brunch season. While I’ve compiled a list of fancy brunches and less family-friendly Easter brunch events […]

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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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Local Author Reading List: Carolyn Cohagan

March 9, 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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Things to do with Kids in Austin

March 8, 2016 0

Entertaining kids of all ages in Austin has never been easier with LiveMom’s series of Fun Things to do in Austin with Kids! Broken down by age, we’ve laid out ideas for keeping kids from […]

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Feature: Stephanie Carls, Media Maven

March 2, 2016 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 hardworking Austinites. Our March feature is Stephanie […]

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2016 Austin Summer Camp Guide

March 1, 2016 0

The kids will be out of school for summer break in no time! Get a head start on planning out their camp schedule with the 2016 Austin Summer Camp Guide.   American Robotics Academy American […]

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Best Parks in Austin Series

February 24, 2016 0

Make the most of this beautiful spring weather in Austin! Before the repressive heat strikes, head out to one of the many Austin-area parks to enjoy nature and outdoor play with your kids. If you […]

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Austin Foodie Mama

Healthy Drive-Thru Restaurants in Austin

February 16, 2016 2

Time is in short supply these days. Many of us spend a good deal of it shuttling our kids around between school and their varied activities, which doesn’t allow for cooking. On those busy nights, […]

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Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

February 5, 2016 0

I’ve never read a Jane Austen book, and the only movie adaptations I’ve seen are Emma and Sense and Sensibility. If the tone of those are anything to go by, any die-hard Austen fan will […]

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Feature: Jennifer Borget, Reporter and Storyteller

February 3, 2016 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 hardworking Austinites. Many thanks to our Feature […]

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Valentine’s Day Sweets and Eats

February 2, 2016 0

Valentine’s Day is just a couple of weeks away, and it’s time to start planning the perfect expression of your love. It could be a sweet treat or a fancy dinner out (or both). Here […]

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Listen To Your Mother Taking Submissions Now

January 27, 2016 0

The LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER show is in its 6th year in Austin, and will be live on stage May 7, 2016 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER is a national series of locally-produced […]

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Weekly Planner: January 25-31, 2016

January 24, 2016 0

Monday, January 25, 2016 Baby Bloomers: Fairy Tales – 9 a.m. – noon. You don’t have to climb a beanstalk to get to the Thinkery! Come on over and build your own sprout house, walk […]

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