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Mommy Mob

Go Vote!

October 30, 2012 2

Early voting ends on Friday, November 2, 2012! Are you confused about the process? It can be a bit daunting if it’s been awhile since last voting or for many first-time voters. Travis County has […]

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Events

Halloween Happenings

October 23, 2012 0

Halloween is almost here! Decorations are up, costumes are ready and waiting (or being prepared in a last-minute frenzy of DIY and/or shopping), maybe you’ve even been Boo’ed, and the little ones can’t wait to […]

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Giveaway: Les Petites at La Patisserie

October 18, 2012 6

Pssst…. moms… you can take your kids to a class at La Patisserie and have an excuse to buy some of their delicious macaroons! Or pain au croissants. Or a lemon poundcake. Oh, the decisions! […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Muffin Tin Meals

September 13, 2012 1

A little over two years ago, I experimented with making pizza cups in a muffin tin as part of my sustained school lunch counter-programming regimen (you can read about that experiment here; I’m not sure […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: ZACH Theatre Performing Arts School

September 4, 2012 0

Zach Theatre, the oldest continuously operating theatre in Texas and one of ten original resident theatre companies in America, is now enrolling students for the Fall and Spring classes at the Performing Arts School. The […]

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Mommy Mob

To Drug or Not to Drug – Not an Easy Call

February 1, 2012 1

photo credit: Amanda M Hatfield It seems like every few months there’s a news story that looks at the way we as a nation medicate our kids—the increasing rates, the negative side effects that can […]

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Mommy Mob: How to Tackle Child Abuse

January 7, 2012 2

I was six the first time I heard about a child being horribly abused. My older brother was the one spilling the beans. I can remember locking myself in the bathroom at the time, crying […]

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Mommy Mob

Checking Up on Those Check-Ups

August 20, 2011 0

Ah, the whirlwind of activities surrounding a child’s birthday. My daughter just turned eight. Parties, presents, cake–check, check, check. Spoiled by the grandparents–double check. She finally has the rollerblades she’s been begging for, which were […]

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Features

Giving Experiences This Holiday Season

December 1, 2009 5

It’s hard not to get caught up in the holiday gift buying hysteria. Although I don’t get many catalogs anymore (thanks partly to Catalog Choice), the ones I received right before Thanksgiving were marked “Late […]

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Stopping At One

November 17, 2009 6

I am an only child. When I reveal this, people always say, “But you don’t ACT like an only child!” I’m still not quite sure what that means. I never thought it was so horrible […]

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Features

It’s (Sometimes) Not Easy Being Green

November 10, 2009 1

Parenthood is full of difficult choices. Whether it’s deciding whether or not to vaccinate your child for swine flu, agreeing with your partner on a discipline strategy or finding a school, there is never ONE […]

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Features

Kids Eat Free

December 14, 2007 3

We all know that juggling life in a peaceful manner during the holidays is not the easiest thing to do. With the holiday parties, school functions, shopping, wrapping of presents, baking festive treats and all […]

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