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Where are the brave parents of even braver kids 12 years and up? If you raised your hand, read on. But behold, this is not for scaredy cats!

Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park kicked off a fourth spooky season last week. Nestled among 20-acres of dense forest in Bastrop, a stone’s throw from Austin, and just miles from the site of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park is the ultimate Halloween experience and one of the top haunts in the country.

Find out more about this creepy spot and enter for a chance to win a family-4 pack of tickets to Scream Hollow.
September 26, 2018


"When I grow up I want to be a mermaid!"

Sound familiar? Then "mermaiding" might be the right thing for you and your mini-me’s. Find out what mermaiding is, where you can mermaid in Austin, and how you can enter for a chance to win a free mermaid lesson for your child and a friend. 
September 20, 2018


So, it’s September, which means it’s Childhood Obesity Month.

One contributing factor to childhood obesity are sugary beverages, such as soda, fruit punch, lemonade and other “ades,” sweetened powdered drinks, and sports and energy drinks. The average can of sugar-sweetened soda or fruit punch provides about 150 calories, almost all of them from sugar, usually high-fructose corn syrup. That’s the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of table sugar.

So, while not 100% sugarless, but whit a whole lot less sugar, this refreshing drink consumed in Germany throughout the year by young and could be an alternative to all of the above.
September 13, 2018


Award winning children’s and maternity consignment sale Just Between Friends Williamson County is coming back to Leander!

JBF Williamson County is a bargain hunter’s dream with 28,000 sq ft of quality items inspected by a recall specialist for 50-90% off of retail prices.
Bring your family, friends, besties, or make it a meet-up for your Mom group. Children, strollers, and wagons welcome. Read on for details and enter for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate or one of two Exclusive Presale passes.
September 10, 2018


Listen up, Minecraft fans! MINEFAIRE, the Ultimate Minecraft Fan Experience, is coming to Austin, TX for two days only - September 15-16, 2018.

Connect with your kids, and be blown away by off-the-charts fun at the #1 Minecraft event in the USA. Minefaire: The Ultimate Minecraft Experience just broke another Guinness World Record for largest convention for a single video game! Read on for event details and info about how to enter for a chance to win a family-4-pack of tickets to the event.
September 7, 2018

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.

September 4, 2018


Thinking of introducing your child to the Spanish language, but would prefer to stay in your own home?
 
Spanish at Home - Aprendemos en familia, written by three Moms with different cultural experiences and roots, but connected by the language and their life in the USA, is a great book to introduce the Spanish language to kids in a fun and creative way. This book is geared towards non-native adults with an intermediate level of Spanish, raising children between zero and six years old in an English speaking household.

Read our review of the book and enter for a chance to win a copy of your own.
September 4, 2018


Do you have a little Kid Entrepreneur or a child who's planning on starting a business? Get them signed up for the Austin Acton Children’s Business Fair and have them "taste the world of business".

The Austin Acton Children’s Business Fair is a one-day market that gives children the opportunity to discover their inner entrepreneur and showcase their very own businesses. Read on for details.
August 31, 2018


We love playing Frisbee and we have all kinds of Frisbees at home. Big, small, hard, soft, you name it. Now, we've recently received a new kind of Frisbee to try. It looks pretty cool and here’s how Wham-O describes it: “The square-like, sine wave shape mimics many things in nature. The alternating twists and turns of the design resemble a bird in flight as it spins through the air.” It’s true, it does look like a stingray in motion.

Check it out and enter for a chance to win your own Frisbee Sonic.
August 30, 2018


Have you always wanted to learn guitar but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps, you have a child at home starting a band who needs a little practice? Find out how Care2Rock can help!
August 29, 2018