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Does your child have difficulties adjusting to school or being away from you? 

This is one of our favorite books: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn that may help your child ease his or her fears. 

The book is "for any child who confronts a difficult situation, and for the child within each of us who sometimes needs reassurance." Perfect for first day of school or back-to-school.

August 17, 2018


The National Geographic: Symphony for Our World, a new partnership between National Geographic Partners and Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc., which will travel to more than 25 cities in the U.S. and around the world, will make a stop in Austin at The Long Center on July 28, 2018 at 8 p.m. 

Combining stunning National Geographic natural history footage with a live performance of the theme by the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Symphony for Our World is a breathtaking musical journey through some of the world’s most incredible wildlife spectacles. 

Read more about the symphony and how you can enter for a chance to win a family-4 pack of tickets to the show.
July 23, 2018


Looking for a fun outdoor adventure camp for your 5-12 year old? Check out Kanakuk KampOut! in Round Rock.

KampOut! is an exciting 5-day program led by professional Kanakuk staff. It's a great way to introduce your child to summer camp, or to let children not old enough for our overnight camps benefit from the fun and learning a camp experience provides. Kids have a blast flying down our zipline, scaling the climbing wall, bouncing in the incredible inflatables, and laughing at our crazy skits!

The camp is filling up quickly, so read on for details and registration info.
July 11, 2018


Do you remember when you moved into your first home and all the things that you needed in order to start a new life on your own? It's a big step and it isn't always easy, especially for youth and young families with little money and resources.

Today, we'd like to introduce you to a new nonprofit that aims to provide those individuals with as much assistance as possible.
July 6, 2018


Take a road trip to San Antonio this summer and live the story of the Texas Revolution!

Just steps from the Alamo, one of the pivotal battles in American history is coming to life…

Battle for Texas: The Experience is an interactive historical adventure for young and old, that transports visitors back to 1836 and the events that led to the iconic Battle of the Alamo and Texas’ independence. Find out more and enter for a chance to win a family-4-pack of tickets.
July 5, 2018



The average costs for school supplies every year is $35 which creates an extra burden for already challenged families as well as for teachers, who often spend their own money buying missing supplies for their classrooms and students.

In order to ease the burden of both families and teachers, school districts that are continuously facing tighter budgets, are trying to outsource the financial obligation by requesting that parents help provide  these supplies. 

Here is a list of Back-to-School Programs and School-Supply Drives in and around Austin.
July 2, 2018



Do you have a toddler or preschooler and are looking for a fun game that is easy to understand and play and teaches your child shapes and colors?

The Lucky Ducks Game is a fun color and shape matching game for toddlers and preschoolers. Read more about the game and how to enter for a chance to win a copy for your little one.
June 21, 2018


Today’s featured book, The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever by Zane Carson Carruth, is for all parents struggling with the questions: Where did the tooth fairy come from? Why does she take our teeth? What does she do with them?

Find answers to these questions and enter for a chance to win a copy of The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever.
June 18, 2018


Who doesn't love a $47 Worth Of Candy Chocolate With Raspberry Frosting Cake? We had many requests for the recipe, so here you go.

This may also be a fun activity to do with your kids, so get them involved!
June 6, 2018


Returning to its original location on Century Oaks Terrace between Macy’s and Neiman Marcus, The Domain’s 11th annual Taste of North Austin will feature delicious light bites and refreshing beverages from over 25 of the best restaurants in North Austin. In addition, enjoy cooking demonstrations, live music, and free children entertainment.

Find out more and enter for a chance to win a pair of wristbands and a $50 gift card to Xian Noodles. 
June 5, 2018