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Does Your Child Have Difficulties Adjusting To School Or A New Environment?

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.

By Birgit Sund on August 17, 2018

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

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Austin [Giveaway]

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Make picking out your Christmas Tree a memorable experience for the entire family this year by visiting a Choose and Cut Christmas tree farm near Austin.

Breathe in some fresh air, take a hayride or walk out to the field, let the kids choose their favorite tree, and let your inner lumberjack o the rest. Back at the farm, pick up some tree accessories and decorations and enjoy some fun activities with your kids.

Read on for more info and how to enter to win your own real Christmas tree.

By Birgit Sund on November 18, 2016

Don't Know What to Tell Your Kids? - Let Siri Do the Talk


Are you familiar with never ending questions from your kids incl. questions you can’t, don’t know how to, don’t want to, or are just not ready to answer yet? Are you tired of repeating yourself over and over again? Have you had it when your kids talk back to you? Can’t think of anything appropriate or clever to say?

No worries: Let Siri do the talk!

By Birgit Sund on November 15, 2016

How To Prepare For Summer Camp Next Year

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.

By Birgit Sund on August 17, 2016

Austin Best At Getting Kids Moving At School And Home

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get 60 minutes of physical activity a day, yet most children typically get less than 20 minutes. The growing prevalence of technology and screen time has contributed to children leading increasingly sedentary lifestyles, and yet research proves that movement is essential for kids’ healthy development. How to get your kids moving? It's easier than you think.
By Birgit Sund on June 19, 2016

Discounts and Tips for Your Schlitterbahn Trip in Summer 2016

Are you planning a trip to Schlitterbahn this summer? Make sure you really plan it. Before you head out, read on for tips and ways to save.
By Birgit Sund on May 29, 2016