Family Activities

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Do I Constantly Need to be Entertaining My Littles?

With daughters 3 ½ and 1 ½ it can turn to pandemonium VERY quickly in our house. My husband and I will lock eyes and feel the overwhelming sensation of anxiety creep up as the girls act like, well… little, energetic kids. We have one child who is REALLY busy. She seems to have an […]

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Activities for Sick Days

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s kind of little flu, strep throat, you-name-it epidemic going on right now. Chances are, you’ve had the flu or some sinus situation that has left you and your kiddos stuck in the house. All. day. long. Don’t panic!!! There are some actual fun activities you and your […]

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February Family Events

February Family Events in Austin

It's the month of love and we have plenty of activities for you and your family! With outdoor celebrations starting to kick off again, what's not to love? We hope you find plenty of fun February family events and fall in love with Austin all over again!  If we've missed any, feel free to submit them to our [...]
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We Ditched Screen Time (and it’s Awesome!)

As a young kid, I grew up playing Atari video games (Pitfall and Frogger, anyone?) with my brother nonstop. I also spent endless hours in front of the TV watching game shows and reruns of the Brady Bunch and Eight is Enough. My TV/video game usage wasn’t timed or monitored by my parents in any […]

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50 Things You’ll Understand If You’re an Austin Mom

Confession, I’m an Austin transplant, originally from the idyllic town of Coppell, Texas just north of Dallas. After two decades of plotting my escape, I got my opportunity to become an Austinite in 2013. So why Austin? Well, I’m a free-spirit, a little bit hippie, and a lot a bit liberal. So is my husband. […]

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