Dietary Restrictions? 5 Tips to Manage Your Holiday Meal

Dietary Restrictions? 5 Tips to Manage Your Holiday Meal

The doctor says your son has Celiac Disease.  Or you’ve finally determined that your daughter feels a whole lot better when she doesn’t eat dairy.  Or maybe you and your family are slated to share a Thanksgiving meal with friends who eat completely grain free. ...

read more
5 Reasons to Take Your Family to a U-Pic Farm

5 Reasons to Take Your Family to a U-Pic Farm

One of my favorite memories of autumn is going apple picking with my family. I was so enthralled by all the hidden treasures hanging in the orchard. I loved tasting the different varieties of apples and deciding which was my favorite. I especially cherished the warm...

read more
7 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY

A lot of kids feel anxious at back-to-school time, after a long summer full of fun. They are often the most anxious when they are about to go to a new school, are going through a transition year from elementary to middle school or middle to high school, or when a best...

read more
Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

  Each year, in the month surrounding the Fourth of July, nearly 300 people are seen daily in U.S. emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). There were about 15,600 injuries and at least 18 deaths...

read more
Awesome Austin Theaters

Awesome Austin Theaters

Whether you have extroverts on your hands who love to be center stage or introverts who adore a good story unfolding before their eyes, take a peek into Austin’s theater scene. Many of them offer children’s shows, summer camps or improv to get the audience in on the...

read more
Four Parenting Tools From A Dad of Twins

Four Parenting Tools From A Dad of Twins

Our home life with twin girls is a blessing, but to be honest, it can be rough. We are mixing a sleep-deprived couple, two rightfully demanding babies, and a to-do list of tasks unrelated to babies. It’s not the best mixture. As a first-time dad of twin girls, I joke...

read more
Kid-Friendly Backyards To Inspire Nature Play

Kid-Friendly Backyards To Inspire Nature Play

As the weather warms up, it is a wonderful time to encourage outside play. The natural world offers both physical and emotional benefits for our kids, helping them feel happier, healthier and calmer. Yet, it can sometimes be a challenge to compete with screen time....

read more
How To Extend Kindness to a Friend Dealing With Infertility

How To Extend Kindness to a Friend Dealing With Infertility

  Given the fact that one in eight couples experiences infertility, if you haven’t been on the receiving end of insensitive comments, you’ve struggled to find the right words to say to a friend who has been trying to conceive for months or even years. There are,...

read more
13 Ways Kids Can Cash In

13 Ways Kids Can Cash In

Teaching kids the value and rewards of hard work and earning their own money is an integral part of helping them develop into responsible adults. Through this, they gain self-esteem, learn the real value of a dollar, and develop better saving and spending habits. So,...

read more
Four Fun Ways To Act on Climate Change

Four Fun Ways To Act on Climate Change

This Earth Month, plant the seeds for family climate action all year long. Three years ago I started a meetup for Austin parents around climate change. I was worried for my kid’s future – for all kids’ futures – and felt tired of watching helplessly from the...

read more
Birthday Party Fun, Austin Style

Birthday Party Fun, Austin Style

Those darn birthdays–they keep coming around year after year. As the years go by, planning a birthday party for your child that is unique and different can be a challenge. Unless your kid is like one of mine who demands the same annual birthday event (I’m not gonna...

read more
Mad Science
kidsActing
Switch Willo
Nitro Swim
Chaparral Star Academy
Idea Lab
St Louis School
Country Home Learning
Camp HOH and Stewart
Redeemer Lutheran School
Kirby Hall
Ashley's Drop-In
dave and busters
Little Munchkins
kid-to-kid
Austin Learning Center
Master Gohring
Cameron Park Zoo Lights
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from Austin Family Magazine

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This