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Early Literacy Tips to Spark Summer Reading

Early Literacy Tips to Spark Summer Reading

Every child development expert we’ve spoken to over the past few weeks, from teachers to pediatricians, has said that keeping kids reading (and reading to younger kids) is one of, if not the most, important thing you can do to keep kids learning at home.

Black-Owned Businesses in Austin

Black-Owned Businesses in Austin

You can use your purchasing power to speak volumes! Support these businesses owned by PoC in our community to shout it from the rooftops that we love, value and honor them…

Meet Holly

Meet Holly

Meet the Mom behind Sanctuary Project- bringing hope to survivors of trafficking, addiction and violence…

New Gear & Toys for 2020

New Gear & Toys for 2020

Highlights from the (virtual) Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Awards…

Take a Field Trip to Sweet Berry Farm

Take a Field Trip to Sweet Berry Farm

Sweet Berry Farm is still open for business! Berries are ripe and the rows are perfectly spaced for social distancing. Read on for details and my simple jam recipe…

South Austin Area Restaurants Offering Curbside & Delivery

South Austin Area Restaurants Offering Curbside & Delivery

As you plan to serve meals around your table at home in the weeks ahead, you can still put some of your Austin favorites ON your table! The following businesses are still offering curbside or delivery and/or gift cards you can use in the (hopefully) near future.

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

In the past few weeks, many schools across the country have closed—some (like Austin schools) with little notice. Parents may be wondering how to ease their children’s anxiety…

Easy Pantry Recipes

Easy Pantry Recipes

Here are 12 delicious pantry recipes you’ll want to keeping making well after coronavirus is behind us.

Take a Peek at My Costco Shopping List

Take a Peek at My Costco Shopping List

I’ve wished for a looooong time that someone would do the grunt work of price comparison between H-E-B and Costco and tell me which items are truly worth buying in bulk. I finally broke down and did it!

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