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Online Music Lessons With Austin Based Care2Rock


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!
By Birgit Sund on August 29, 2018

STEM Open House at iFLY Austin


Are you ready for your school to take STEM Education to the next level? Join iFly Austin at their free STEM Open House event in September.

Let your kids explore the STEM principles behind their wind tunnel technology through a small presentation, test flights, and lab activities. Read on for details and how to register.
By Birgit Sund on August 20, 2018

BigFoot Seek-And-Find Series by D.L. Miller [Book Review + Giveaway]


Did you know a giraffe has a black tongue so it doesn’t get sunburned when using it to grasp food in tall trees?

Or that Yellowstone’s Old Faithful geyser shoots 204°F hot water up 170 feet in the air?

How about this: The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is 1,063 feet tall, weighs 11,100 tons and has 20,000 light bulbs that make the tower sparkle each night?

Or did you know that democracy and freedom of speech were established in Athens, Greece, In the 5th century BCE?


Well, we learned all of that and tons more in today's featured books The BigFoot Seek-And-Find Series by D.L. Miller. Find out more about those fun books and how you can enter to win a copy of either book.
By Birgit Sund on May 21, 2018

2018 Maker Faire - The Event For Curious People [Giveaway]


Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. 

Glimpse the future and get inspired! Plus, enter to win a family-4-pack of single day tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 20, 2018

Free Classes for Children to Explore Entrepreneurship


Last year we wrote an article about ‘Kid Entrepreneurs From Austin And How To Become A Kidpreneur’ where we highlighted some of Austin's very own young entrepreneurs who turned their passion into business. We also listed some organizations and businesses that will help your little one get started. Today we’d like to introduce you to $tart-Up! Kid's Club, a non-profit that provides students with free access to entrepreneurial education. Learn more about $tart-Up! Kid's Club.  
By Birgit Sund on February 6, 2018

The Preschool Box - A Monthly Subscription Box for Preschoolers [Giveaway]


Looking for ways to spend quality time and bond with your preschooler and teach him or her basic skills that help him or her master Kindergarten at the same time? 

The Preschool Box, is a monthly subscription box for children ages 3 to 6, created by Christina Schnell, a Pflugerville kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home mom whose goal it is to share her passion for teaching with others and help preschoolers get excited about learning and reading.

What's inside the box? Find out here and enter for a chance to win 1 Preschool Box for your little one.
By Birgit Sund on December 14, 2017

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.

By Birgit Sund on August 10, 2017

Kid Entrepreneurs From Austin And How To Become A Kidpreneur

Entrepreneurs seem to become younger and younger nowadays. Some kids become entrepreneurs by accident and others have a clear vision of what they want to do and where they want to go. With a little guidance from parents, mentors, or financial supporters, some Kid Entrepreneurs, also called Kidpreneurs, go a long way.

Read on to meet some of Austin's very own successful Kid Entrepreneurs.

By Birgit Sund on June 5, 2017

Free Mentorship and Professional Etiquette Training Classes for Young Women

Crystal Ngumezi, a 26-year-old originally from Houston, TX now living in Austin, TX, recently started The Proverbs 31 Women’s Organization, a nonprofit organization that offers free mentorship and professional etiquette training classes to young women from low-income families living in underprivileged neighborhoods.

“I started The Proverbs 31 Women's Organization because I felt there was a need for an organization that supplied underprivileged young women with proper mentors to help lead and guide them through life.”, Crystal says. “As a young woman myself, I always desired to have a female mentor to help coach and guide me through my profession as a female engineer. I never received this type of aid, so I made it my mission and purpose to create opportunities for young women who looked like me to receive free help and guidance, as well as free professional training and teaching.“ Read on for more information on participating, volunteering, and donating.

By Birgit Sund on February 1, 2017

How to Get Yourself Some Free Time Every Day in December Until Christmas

Awwwh, the holidays. Beautiful Christmas decorations, magical lights, the smell of cinnamon, cardamom or ginger, delicious pies and 23 kinds of cookies baking in the oven, Christmas presents under the pretty Christmas tree, sitting by the fireplace listening to Christmas songs, drinking a mug of hot chocolate (or eggnog in our case) and reading a book.

STOP!

How did we get there? How can we make wishful thinking a reality? Read on and find out.

By Birgit Sund on December 14, 2016

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