January Kids

14 Things To Do With the Kids in January in Austin

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The holidays are over. The kids are back in school. The nights are long. The weather is cold. The month of January can be somewhat depressing for both adults and kids; however, there is no...

Trick-or-treating is not going to happen, but here’s what we will do!

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About a month ago my three year old fully grasped the concept of Halloween and trick-or-treating. Thanks to some of her favorite shows on Netflix she finally understood why I dressed her up like...

9 Halloween Ideas That Don’t Involve Trick or Treating

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9 Halloween Ideas That Don't Involve Trick or Treating If you’re not really into Trick or Treating this Halloween year, here are some spooky ideas to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve socially-distanced style: Carve Pumpkins this Halloween A...

Tips for Halloween Trick or Treating in the Era of Social Distancing

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If you’re like me, you are probably LOVING the cooler weather and excited about Halloween being on a Saturday and during a rare Blue Moon! The stars have aligned for a fantastic evening of...
Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Austin

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Austin celebrations are like no other! This is especially true for how most of us celebrate diversity and each other’s history with great enthusiasm. Let’s talk about Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September...

Why I’m Saying “No!” to ALL the Extracurricular Activities

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I want to start this post with a warning/confession: my only child is only 20 months, so in some ways, the following words are coming from a still-fresh new mom who still has the...

Tips for Visiting Disney During the Pandemic

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I have long been a fan of Disney World, and, as soon as they were old enough, my husband and I brought each of our children to Florida to be indoctrinated into all things...

It’s okay to be raising bored children

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“When we are bored, we ask ourselves: What do I want to do with myself? We are guided toward certain things: a pen and paper, a guitar, the forest in the backyard, a soccer...

‘Mulan’ to Premiere on Disney Plus

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"Mulan" will bypass theaters and go straight to Disney Plus next month!  Just nine months after the launch of the direct-to-consumer streaming platform, Disney Plus has surpassed 60.5 million subscribers. And even though we are...
Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

30+ Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

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Many parents are holding space for conversations about racial injustice with our children in order to educate, foster empathy and promote an anti-racist future world. We know that our children are hearing our conversations,...