Back-to-school shopping is NEVER over! Shop and save at the Twice Loved Fall Children's Consignment Sale, sponsored by Austin Parents of Multiples. 

Twice Loved is open to all local families. You don't need multiples to shop or sell with them.

Save 75% or more on clothes, toys, books, baby gear, maternity items, and more. When and where? Click for details.

September 28, 2017

Free Family-Friendly Event to Help You Find The Right School for Your Child

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably browsed through the 697 childcare providers in the Child Care category and/or the 385 schools in our Schools category of our kid- and family-friendly business directory before (if not, you can do so here). 

Now, if you want to get some face time with some of those schools, get your questions answered, or get a feel how the schools operate on a daily basis, the upcoming Austin School Expo is a great opportunity to interact one-on-one with school administrators from public and private schools. Read on for details.

September 27, 2017

I love ALDI. OK, I’m a little biased since ALDI is a German grocery store and I am a German girl, born and raised, entire family is still in Germany and all that stuff. 

But, this year, for the first time ever, ALDI is releasing a very special Advent Calendar, which makes me love ALDI even more. Interested now? Read on then!

September 22, 2017

Does your child have difficulties adjusting to school and/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/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." Read on.

September 19, 2017

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.

September 13, 2017

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 5, 2017

“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.

August 28, 2017

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.

August 19, 2017

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.

August 10, 2017

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.

August 1, 2017