60+ Things to Do This Fall Season

When my son was 10 months old, we took him to the Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival in Bastrop for the obligatory pumpkin patch photo. We had lived in Texas for over 2 years...

Guide To Walking Around The UT Campus

When friends or family visit, I usually focus on bringing them to the best restaurants, live music venues, and outdoor destinations I know, since to me that’s where Austin really shines. But when it...

In A Rut? Break The Script Through The Power Of Defining Moments!

As moms, we all recognize the value of a solid routine. We have them for chores, mealtimes, bedtimes, and even our vacations. Our routines help us get out the door each morning at a...

5 Tips For Visiting Zilker Park & Barton Springs With Kids

Yes, it is still blazing hot outside, but we all know how it goes when you stay cooped up inside too long. This weekend check out one of Austin's OG spots that have many...

The Reality of Nature Deficit Disorder, and How You Can Fight It

My toddler has a lot of demands these days, but one that I always try to accommodate is when he asks to go outside (usually followed by another request to take his shoes off)....

Healthy Popsicle Recipes

As I scan the freezer section at the grocery store I’m overwhelmed with the selection of bright colored boxes of popsicles.  Of course, my kids want the fire engine red ones but I also...

Family-Friendly Port Aransas

I grew up in San Antonio and since Port Aransas is only 160 miles away from my hometown, I spent many family vacations in this quaint coastal town. In a few weeks, I will...

Time For A Staycation With Texas Sized Savings

The first weekend of June my family and I had the pleasure of getting a front row seat viewing all there is to do in San Antonio for a fun-filled, family getaway. Talk about...

10 Best Nonstop Flights From Austin For Family Vacations

When I’m considering any sort of travel with my toddler, my criteria for the flight are 1) it must be nonstop, 2) it must not be longer than 3.5 hours, and 3) it must...

Fishing With Kids

School's out and it’s prime fishing season!  As a kid I caught my share of bluegills from a canoe and trout from the river bank.  My husband and I accrued countless salmon rod hours...

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