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favorite books for every age

Favorite Books For Every Age

Ah, books! This topic is an absolute sweet spot for me. There.are.so.many.phenomenal.books. The below recommendations are (in my humble opinion) MUST haves for your book library (and make great baby shower and birthday gifts) with favorite books for every Age. Celebrate School Library Month with these favorites.  While each of us have personal preferences on what […]

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Earth Day activities

5 Kid-Friendly Earth Day Activities

  The following is another guest post by my creative, crunchy (in the best way) friend Carly Tatum.  I desperately want my boys to be good citizens of our planet. It’s a daily pursuit: “Please put that trash in the waste bin. We don’t cut our bushes with swords. We pee in the toilet, not […]

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kid-friendly communities in Austin

Kid-Friendly Communities in Austin City Limits

One year ago this month, our family was in the thick of some serious kid-centric house-hunting.  We searched high (Round Rock) and low (MoPac and Slaughter) and everywhere in-between before ultimately finding our ideal home and neighborhood. Don’t get me wrong, I still get a tad jealous about not being able to walk to a Sunday […]

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parent-teacher relationship

5 Tips to Make Your Parent-Teacher Relationship a Success

Whether you have a parent-teacher conference coming up, want to further connect with your child’s teacher and/or help build a more solid foundation for academic and social success both inside and outside of school, here are five tips to becoming more engaged and informed with your child and his/her teacher. Get your kids talking One […]

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