Parenting

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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I Don’t Have Time to Parent!

Finding TIME to Parent… Awhile ago, my kids and I got invited to a cookie-decorating party. The party was hosted by my friend, whose home looks like something out of a magazine. I’m not a home-decorating kind of girl, so I don’t even know WHICH magazine. But definitely a magazine. A magazine where people live in gorgeous farmhouses […]

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Loren McEllin

Meet Loren McEllin

Hello there! My name is Loren McEllin, but you can call me ‘Lo,’ ‘Lo-Lo,’ or ‘Total Babe’–I’m fine with any of those, really.   Raised as a corn-fed, beef-comatosed Midwestern girl, I am now a vegan by day, and boxed-wine consumer by night. (My bets are on the wine consumption outliving the veganism—this whole ‘wine […]

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Meet Lauren Wiatrek

Meet Lauren Wiatrek

Meet Lauren Wiatrek Hello Austin mamas! I am absolutely giddy to be writing for Austin Moms Blog. I was born and raised right here in fabulous Austin, Texas where I grew up frequenting the chilly waters of Barton Springs, lapping up Kerby Lane queso, cooling off with a Sandy’s chocolate malt and playing sports all over the city.  Now […]

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