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I Hate Playing With My Kids

“Am I the only one who hates playing with my kids? I mean, I actually HATE playing with my kids”. “I feel ya.  Me too” This is a snippet of a conversation I overheard seven years ago..yes SEVEN YEARS ago…while pushing my then 8-month-old son on the baby swing at our neighborhood park. The reason […]

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10 Best Playgrounds in Austin & Surrounding Areas

Austin has a LOT of playgrounds, from your standard one-slide-and-two-swings variety to really incredible climbing, slides that tempt adults and shady seating to boot. Here are ten totally awesome playgrounds, Westlake to Georgetown, that are totally worth exploring with your small person. Bridgepoint Elementary Playground Why it is awesome: Thank you Eanes ISD for this […]

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I’m that mom who ignores her kid at the park.

Yes, that’s me. I don’t pay much attention to my kid when we’re hanging out at the park or kiddie pool or some such place. And some of you probably wonder why as you coach your children up ladders and clap as they champion their way across the monkey bars. Maybe you wonder why I […]

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