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The Night Before The First Day Of School

On the night before the first day of school, emotions are big. The anticipation and excitement of tomorrow is palpable, sometimes translating into tension,...

Back-to-School Breakfasts

Holy Moly! As much as I am looking forward to the return of a little structure and routine in our lives, I’m not looking...

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

My toddler has a lot of demands these days, but one that I always try to accommodate is when he asks to go outside...

I’m Going To Miss The Baby Stage

"It's your turn," I blearily mumble to my husband. Except, since I'm still exclusively breastfeeding my almost-6 month old, it's always my turn. There...

Leave Home Without Sunscreen

Before you slather yourself and your kids with sunscreen this summer, let’s talk about sunscreen. Sunscreen is a multi-billion-dollar industry, yet there are no studies...

Top 10 Movie Theaters For Summer

Besides a pool, there is nothing more blissful on a hot summer’s day than a cool, dark movie theater. Even better if you toss...

Guess What H-E-B Is Up To Now?

H-E-B continues to impress with its massive new East Austin office that has opened less than a year after the San Antonio-based grocery chain...

Happy Summer! Free Ice Cream Cone at Dairy Queen — Friday,...

Wow it is hot outside! But guess what mamas?? Dairy Queen is helping us cool off on the first day of Summer! On Friday, June...

Summer Birthday Party Themes & Ideas

Summertime Birthdays in Austin can go one of two ways - Escaping the heat or Embracing the heat! Either way, let’s agree planning a birthday...

Why I Love Our Small Family

Why I Love Our Small Family: Our extended family isn't nearby, but that's okay. Here's why: I grew up in small town northern Michigan, where...

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