School Days


A Letter to My Daughter About “Our” Separation Anxiety

Dear Beautiful Little Beast (one day you will hate me for calling you that), You were so excited getting in the car with me this morning, ready to go on another one of our mommy and me adventures together. We know how to have fun together — you and me… from music class… to play […]

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5 Books That Spark Imagination in Children

In an age of screen time coming at ya from every angle, it is a sweet respite to curl up with a good book.  I feel like my daughter has a HUGE appreciation for books right now and I hope to foster that feeling for the rest of her life. Here are five books sure […]

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Are You a “Yes” Person or a “No” Person?

It’s seems too me like there’s tons of moms out there who struggle when they have to tell other people “No.”  They’re simultaneously the room mom, the PTA president, the swim team board member, the HOA secretary, and they have four kids. In their defense, for the most part, they generally like this type of […]

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IDEA Austin celebrates National School Lunch Week, October 10-14

Sponsored By :: IDEA Public Schools Last week marked National School Lunch Week! IDEA Public Schools in Austin believes having a healthy school lunch helps students power through their day—a sentiment most mothers couldn’t agree with more. During National School Lunch Week, IDEA Austin celebrated its Healthy Kids Here initiative and mission to become America’s healthiest public […]

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What's for Lunch?

What’s for Lunch?

The morning rush is not a fun one. Everyone scrambling for breakfast, shoes, backpacks and inevitably someone forgets to brush their teeth, amiright? It’s not the best time to discover all the fruit has gone bad and you’re out of bread. Dangit. Luckily, these lunch suggestions can be packed the night before to make the […]

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First day of School at IDEA Austin’s Brand New Bluff Springs Campus

August 15 marked the first-ever day of school at IDEA Public Schools Austin’s newest campus, IDEA Bluff Springs. The day started off with high-fives in the rain, as the entire IDEA Bluff Springs leadership team welcomed 448 new students to begin their academic careers with IDEA. Like all IDEA campuses, the new Bluff Springs campus […]

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