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The ABCs and 123s of Kindergarten

Whether you’re a #KinderMom newbie or veteran, here are 20 Kindergarten tips to establish a sparkling start to your child’s first year of school: Teach your child to verbalize needs. Understanding our kids’ needs is intuitive as parents. However, expecting teachers to magically “know” this is beyond Superwoman stuff. Boost communication through reading, speaking, listening, […]

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I Was a Helicopter Mom (and Didn’t Even Know It)

I never in a million years thought that I would be a helicopter mom. In my pre-kid life I was an Academic Advisor at The University of Texas. I advised new college students about which classes to take and often consulted with them about which academic path might suit them best. However, their parents often demanded […]

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The Pre PreTeen Years: A Different Kind of Love

My daughter is almost nine years old. N-I-N-E.  She is strong, independent, funny, smart, and caring. She doesn’t need help picking out clothes, brushing her hair, reading books, or really doing much of anything. I’m not sure when it happened, but she even puts on her own band-aids. The love that I knew how to give […]

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Kiddie Academy Opens in Round Rock

Sponsored By :: Kiddie Academy of Round Rock Kiddie Academy is officially open and serving families in Round Rock!  There are so many childcare options in Austin and Kiddie Academy realizes the tremendous level of trust you place in a childcare provider. We all want our child to thrive in an environment that’s as clean, […]

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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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