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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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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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Bright Horizons Westlake Grand Opening

Sponsored By :: Bright Horizons Bright Horizons opened a new early education and preschool center on Tuesday, January 2, in West Lake Hills. The new center’s opening allows parents the opportunity to balance their work life and family life while providing high-quality education for their children. Bright Horizons at Westlake has capacity for 194 children with Infant, […]

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