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Live Grow Play is your family guide to all things kids in and around Austin. Find businesses and reviews to pick the right daycare, school, pediatrician, hospital, dance lessons, soccer league, camp, and much more. Connect, discuss, and share with other families to get birthday or day-trip ideas, buy or sell kids items, or find family-friendly events taking place this weekend.
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Janet from Woo Who was totally awesome. When she saw our girls carrying their plush kitty and plush puppy around, she instantly offered to make a balloon-purse for each of them. The girls absolutely loved their purses and kitty and puppy are still happily and comfortably sitting in them 4 days...
Great MDO and Pre-K program
Grace Fellowship Church Pre-School and Mother’s Day Out
My daughter attended Grace Fellowship MDO and Pre-K for a year and a half and loved it. They have a great director with experienced teachers in a string faith based program.
Chuck and Abby do wonderful work
Vasara does a great job with our MDO pics! They also did amazing Senior photos for my daughters. They do so much for Lago athletics-a true community gem!
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Looking for playful sports activities for preschoolers in Cedar Park
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I'm looking for sports activities for preschooler in Cedar Park that focus on play rather than on teaching skills.
My daughter was in a volleyball program when she was 3 and all they did was teaching them the basic volleyball skills, i.e. bump, set, and spike. Way too early for a 3-year...
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A recommendation for everybody who needs passport photos:
We had to renew our daughter's passport. We got her passport photos taken at Walgreens. At the post office we were told that the US State Department may reject her picture since the background is rather pink than white, so we had her...
Good age for first music concert?
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I'm interested to hear when other parents felt their child was old enough to attend their first music concert (with them)? I'm always sort of surprised when I attend a concert in Austin and see younger children with their parents. So what do you feel is a good age and what was your child's first...
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Summer and therefore summer camps are over, a new school year has started. Take a minute and reflect on the last few weeks, and especially on the time your child spent in summer camp.Did your child like the camp? Was it easy to sign up? Was it worth the price? Did your child feel safe?We’ve prepared a list of questions that will help you evaluate the camp your child attended this summer and can help you decide on future camps your child is going to participate in. Read on.
Preschools And Pre-K Programs In And Around Austin
Summer's almost over and it's time to get ready for school. While the school your big kiddos (so, age 5 and up) go is determined by your school district or the charter or private school you've chosen for your child, choosing a preschool or pre-K is a whole different story.To help you find the school that's right for you and your little one, we've done some of the work for you and gathered the information of over 360 Preschools and over 400 Pre-Kindergarten programs in and around Austin. Read more.
4th Annual Austin Birth Awards
The Austin Birth Awards recognizes birth professionals in the Greater Austin area who go above and beyond to provide quality care for the women of Austin. With 60 incredible awards categories, including Best Birth Center, Best Hospital to Deliver Your Baby, Best Lactation Consultant, Best Nutritionist, Best Childbirth Prep Class, Best Birth Doula, Best Infant Consignment Store, LGBTQ Resource, Best Prenatal Photographer, Best New Dad Resource and much more. Nominate and vote for your favorites now.
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