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There’s A Time and a Face

It’s hard to believe I have a middle schooler. What?!? I know I’m not telling you parents anything new. Time flies. They grow up so fast. Don’t blink. So with decorating her locker and back to school shopping and all the other prep for this new chapter and a new year at a new school, […]

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Getting Tubes Was a Blessing

Fever. Crankiness. No sleeping. All the signs that point towards an ear infection and one of the most common things for babies to get. My oldest had one ear infection as a baby, middle son had zero, but my youngest, man…he had so many. I can’t even tell you how many times we were visiting […]

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Preschool Is For Play

Before I dive in, our past experiences and intuition inspired our preschool decision. As long as the preschool loves and cares for your child, at the end of the day there’s unlikely to be an insurmountable difference between balanced, academic, or play-based preschool. (Read about the differences here.) We chose a play-based preschool for our […]

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Dealing With Dental Trauma

:: SPONSORED BY : Lone Star Pediatric Dental :: Megan Miller, DDS Pediatric Dentist at Lone Star Pediatric Dental and Braces  Baseball, basketball, rugby, hockey, and football coaches warn their team about it. Pediatric dentists, emergency room physicians, and pediatricians fix it. Moms and dads worry about it.  Dental trauma can cause pain and discomfort […]

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Austin Fall Bucket List: 100 Things to do in Austin this Fall

It’s fall y’all! The weather is finally starting to cool off (hopefully) and it’s time to get outside. There are so many things to do in Austin this Fall — it may be hard to decide. Check out this list and plan some great fall days. This list is organized for your convenience by month. Scroll […]

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Momming on Chemo

When I wake up in the morning, my husband has usually been up for an hour or so with our eldest, spunky, doesn’t-need-sleep daughter. Before I can greet anyone I have to take my first pill of the day. As I wash that down, I glance at the woman staring back at me. I am […]

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How Austinties Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

“When it’s a choice to make between things and life, sometimes you’ve just got to let the things go and hang on to life.” This quote was taken from a recent article in The Washington Post from a 58-year-old man in Houston whose house is flooded and most likely ruined. Almost 6 million fellow Texans […]

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