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Best Options for Drop-in Childcare this Summer

Busy parents, summer break is here! –Yaaaay?!? While yes, I am looking forward to slower days, splash pads and picnic lunches with my dear little one, part of me is also kind of freaking out. No more preschool, no more MOPS, no daily programming to get us out of the house. Getting out of the house keeps […]

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Best Austin Pools for Every Age

Now that the temperature is rising and summer is virtually upon us, the kids will be begging to go swimming. While there is no shortage of swimming pools or water parks in the area, it’s sometimes hard to find the best one for your child’s swimming ability.  Here are our picks for best Austin pools:  […]

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5 Tips & Tricks to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy This Summer

Sponsored By :: Lone Star Pediatric Dental Summer is right around the corner and we know your family’s schedule is about to change.  With children being out of school, hanging out at the house, and often on the go with fun summer activities, eating healthy and maintaining good oral hygiene can be a real struggle. […]

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Best Splash Pads In And Around Austin

Opening Day is here, and we couldn’t be more excited. And no, I’m not talking about baseball. I am talking about the other game-changer…  SPLASH PAD OPENING DAY!   When I hear ‘splash pad,’ my heart smiles, my sunscreen leaps out to play, and I repeatedly thank the genius behind these mini-wonderlands that keep us all from melting […]

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Best Mexican Restaurants For Families

When I was a kid the only restaurant that had a playscape was McDonald’s and it wasn’t really a “playscape” as we know them today. It was just a rickety merry-go-round that made children dizzy and a tall metal slide that burned the back of kids’ legs on hot summer days. Thankfully we’ve come a […]

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Waking Up Is Hard To Do: A Night Owl’s Struggle With Early Mornings

Every time I see a well-coiffed, neatly dressed mom (meaning she doesn’t have a stray Cheerio clinging to her hair or yoga pants), I immediately assume she has woken up long before her young children. That assumption has almost always proven to be correct… I’ve asked. I’ve long suspected these disciplined moms are cut from […]

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