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Best Austin Area Libraries (And Things To Do At Them)

Best Austin Area Libraries (And Things To Do At Them) When I walk into a library, local or school, I feel a sense of warmth and gratitude. Libraries are so amazing, mind blowing really. Am I totally geeking out by myself here!?! All of those books, written by actual people. They were once thoughts in […]

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Best Sunscreen For Little Kids

Best Sunscreen For Little Kids Although summer vacation is coming to a close, the high heat & bright sun are still out in full force. The school nurse even sent out a reminder to send the students in each morning with sunscreen already applied. In Texas, we pretty much could wear sunscreen all year, right? […]

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Disney Tips

Top 20 Disney Tips

Top 20 Disney Tips Planning a family trip to The Most Magical Place on Earth? Here are my Top 20 Disney Tips: Use a Travel Agent: Their services are completely free to you. There are even ones who specialize in solely in Disney vacations. Reach out to your social networks to find a recommendation…there are […]

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Limiting Social Media About My Kids

Limiting Social Media About My Kids  We announced the birth of my son on Facebook. This was back in 2009. Living away from family and friends, it seemed the best way to share this life-changing news by announcing it from the top of the digital world. It is 2018 and the digital landscape looks very […]

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Ultimate Guide To Kids’ Art Activities In Austin

Ultimate Guide To Kids’ Art Activities In Austin Austin has no shortage of activities to encourage your kiddo’s appreciation of the arts. The area’s museums and libraries always have fun activities where the whole family can get creative, especially during the summer. Your budding Picassos can also attend a wide variety of camps and classes […]

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Keep Austin Weird: How To Show The Cool Side Of Austin To Kids

Keep Austin Weird: How To Show The Cool Side Of Austin To Kids Austin is a cool town, however, is it actually still weird?  Are we turning it into an ordinary city with all the influx of out-of-towners, high rise buildings, with crazy traffic and big box stores?  Don’t get me wrong, we all love […]

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DIY Summer Camp At Home

DIY Summer Camp At Home Would your tween/teen want to hang out with their friends/cousins for an entire week? And, would you love for them to be happily occupied with minimal effort and expense from yourself? If so, READ ON! Every summer my nieces come to Austin for “Camp Hall.” When they were younger I […]

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Why Old School Is Still Cool

Why Old School Is Still Cool Analog Mama In A Digital World So……I’m an 80s baby. I grew up when cassette tapes were cool, you could only rent movies at Blockbuster, and side ponytails were LIT! (I just learned that word last year. Thanks new age kids). In school, I wrote papers using Encyclopedia Britannica […]

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The Myth Of Balance

The Myth Of Balance   I’m not sure I have ever had balance in my life. My Type A personality is mostly to blame for this. I’m typically an all or nothing type. If I commit to something or someone, I tend to give it my everything. 110% of me. This has been both a […]

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