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Resources on May 11th AISD Bond Package

April 30, 2013 0

It’s that time again. Early voting is already underway for the May 11th Joint General and Special Elections, which for Austinites means a vote on whether to approve $890 million in bonds to fund a […]


National Mom’s Nite Out

April 29, 2013 0

National Mom’s Nite Out is coming up on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Below are a few events happening around town for FREE! If you know of any more events that we should check out, please […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway

April 28, 2013 12

I sit here in front of the computer trying in earnest to think of something inspiring to say about motherhood, but all I can think about is going to sleep. A week and one day […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Mocktails for Spring

April 25, 2013 1

We all need a drink now and then… especially us parents. But maybe you’re not a drinker. Maybe you’re pregnant, or maybe you just want to cut down on your alcohol intake. That’s no reason […]

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Raising a Budding Activist

April 24, 2013 0

Think back: What’s your earliest memory of wanting to change the world? Chances are, long before you could cast a ballot, you were a kid who cared deeply about something. You truly believed you could […]

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Gardening with Kids 101

April 23, 2013 0

Some days I can’t help but wish I were a Renaissance mom. I may not be a stellar cook, but I have expanded my cooking repertoire by leaps and bounds and have added many more […]

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2013 Austin Area Summer Camps

April 17, 2013 3

It’s almost that time again – time for summer break and SUMMER CAMP. There is so much going on around Austin that it may be hard to decide which camp your children should attend. Check […]

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2013 West Austin Studio Tour Preview

April 16, 2013 0

If you missed the East Austin Studio Tour in the fall (perhaps better known as EAST), there’s another chance for you to experience a show-and-tell of sorts, thanks to our growing and vibrant creative class […]


Choosing a Preschool: A Parent’s Primer

April 15, 2013 0

The process of finding a preschool is enough to make any parent’s head spin. Play-based or Montessori? Church-based or secular? How long is the wait list… and how much will it cost? Experts agree that […]

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2013 Austin Area Farmer’s Markets

April 13, 2013 2

Spring has sprung. Not that you could tell by the recent weather. Brrrr. With spring-like weather back by this weekend, it will be just in time for the widest selection of farmer’s markets that the […]

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MetroMom’s April Lunch and Learn

April 13, 2013 0

Have you attended a MetroMoms Austin event yet? If not, you should! They are very well organized with goodies, food, speakers and like-minded women. Their Best & Hottest Products from Pregnancy to Preschool just happened […]

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GIVEAWAY: Justin Jones at Lambert’s, 4/13

April 10, 2013 1

For those of you who prefer to stay far away from the action during ACL and SXSW, we understand. The crowds, the parking, the….scene of it all can look far less appealing than curling up […]

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Road Trip: Waco Edition

April 9, 2013 0

One of the nice things about living in Texas is that it’s so….big. While this makes friends and family who live elsewhere seem too far away at times, it provides those of us with kids […]

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Giveaway: Here We Grow Again Consignment Sale

April 8, 2013 0

**This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and congrats to AnnMarie! Here We Grow Again, a kid’s consignment sale, is coming up on April 11-14, 2013. The twice-yearly sale has everything from […]

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The East Austin Urban Farm Tour

April 8, 2013 2

Get ready for a rollicking party in East Austin’s urban farmlands next weekend. The 4th Annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour will be held on Sunday, April 14 from 1 to 5 pm, and, aside […]

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A Fit Family With Help from the School

April 3, 2013 0

Oh, right . . . fitness. Am I the only one who needs reminding about this? When it comes to my family’s health, lots of things manage to get my attention regularly. Runny noses serve […]

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Feature: Allison Reyna of Cheer Up Buttercups

April 1, 2013 0

LiveMom: How many kids do you have? What are their ages? Allison: Three, my son Hunter is 4 and boy/girl twins Locke & Madden are 2. LiveMom: What was the motivation behind launching Cheer Up […]