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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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20th Annual Austin Museum Day
Love museums? Love free?Then you’ll love Austin Museum Day. On Sunday, September 17, 2017, more than 35 history, science, culture, and art museums open their doors to visitors at no charge. Enjoy special programming, guided exhibition tours, hands-on activities, and more. Read on for participating museums and details.
20 Pools In And Around Austin That Are Open in September
Kids are back in school, summer is considered to be over, pools and splash pads are closed. Or maybe not?Here’s a list of pools that are open during the month of September or even until late October. Read on.
Where To Shop Local For Kids' Clothes, Shoes, And Accessories In Austin
“They grow so fast!” - Yes, they do. And so does the need for new clothes, shoes, and accessories for your kiddos. But where do you shop if you don’t want to go to the obvious, but are looking for something unique or boutique, want to save a few bucks and the environment by buying second hand, or simply want to support local stores?Here are over 35 local stores in the 512 who specialize in kids' clothes, shoes, and accessories. Read on.
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