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First Birthday Parties: Yay Or Nay?

First Birthday Parties: Yay or Nay? You’ve made it a year. Your little baby is moving toward toddler status and in order to survive the emotions of that reality you put every ounce of energy toward one thing: the first birthday party. What kind of a theme should little Tommy have? You know he loves […]

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AMB-WHY I Love South Austin

Why I Love Living In South Austin

Why I Love Living In South Austin  South Austin provides the charming neighborhood vibe, however it’s a quick drive to downtown or hill country, so centrally located to enjoy all that Austin has to offer! Taking the stroller and the dog down to the community center for Friday food trucks, a lobster roll for me […]

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Organic Tick & Flea Prevention

Organic Flea And Tick Prevention

Organic Flea And Tick Prevention Even though school is almost back in session, here in Austin, the summer months extend way past the first day of school. It’s HOT HOT HOT until just about Halloween, which means flea and tick problems continue to haunt us. Because of the warm weather, we’re still able to enjoy […]

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Prepping For Back To School

Prepping For Back To School Not to be the bearer of bad news here, but, summer vacation is rapidly coming to an end. Like this week. It’s time to start thinking about sending those kids back to school! Whether you are r-e-a-d-y for school, or you’re sentimental and sappy (like me) and aren’t thrilled about […]

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20 Signs Your Kids Are From Austin

20 Signs Your Kids Are From Austin  One of my rockstar achievements as a parent is our decision to raise our kids in the wonderfully, quirky city of Austin, Texas. It’s no secret that Texans are loud and proud. They don’t just think, they KNOW, that everything is bigger and better in Texas. But, the […]

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Let’s Talk About Porn

Let’s Talk About Porn We don’t talk enough about uncomfortable topics, like pornography, which can quickly creep into our kids’ lives. I use the word creep very intentionally. I believe pornographic images slowly and dangerously sneak into our kids’ world. The average age most boys first see porn is between 11-13 (my son’s age), and […]

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Back To School

Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas

Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas Teachers in August are full of excitement and a bit of anxiety, much like our future kiddos. We have spent our summer recharging and reflecting in preparation for the upcoming school year. We’ve also put in hours of hard work to organize our classrooms, our curriculum, our lessons, and […]

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