Tag: mary mearig

Why I love our “Shelter-In-Place” Life

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My kids are thriving on our Coronavirus-imposed schedule and no one is more surprised than me! And I'm even kind of loving our shelter...

How to Deal With Rude Behavior From Middle Schoolers

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I just returned from a family-friendly vacation resort.  I lost count of how many tweenagers I saw with their hands on their hips, rolling...

How To Conquer Winter Blues in Austin

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It’s winter in Austin.  Cold. Grey. Wet. Albeit short lived - that’s why we live in Texas after all, the blessedly mild and brief...

Guide to Holiday Giving in Austin

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It’s easy to get caught up in shopping, dining, party-going, and traveling during the holidays in our affluent Austin area bubbles.  The continual bustle...

Yes, Our Family Hunts!

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Hunting is a Mearig family tradition!  The number one reason we hunt is to spend quality time enjoying the outdoors.  Sitting still in a...

The Perfect Picnic

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Is there anything better than leaning back in the cool breeze on a grassy slope with a cup of hot cider in hand?  Sigh....

Why I Embraced “Labeling” My Kid | Understanding Special Needs

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I knew that some things were harder for my kids than they should be.  At first, there were just fleeting thoughts in the back...

Fishing With Kids

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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...

Change a Child’s Life with CASA of Travis County

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What if your son or daughter no longer had you in their life to meet their physical and emotional needs?  Who would stand in...

Beautiful, Bursting Blueberries

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Is there anything more mouth-watering than a stack of blueberry pancakes hot off the griddle on a Saturday morning?  When we were kids my...