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SafeMom’s 7 Tips for How To Hire a Babysitter

SafeMom’s 7 Tips for How To Hire a Babysitter

  “Anybody have a recommendation for a full-time nanny looking for a new position in September …” “My old date night babysitter is heading off to college …” “Looking for a part-time nanny …” As my Facebook feed can attest, the frantic babysitter or nanny […]

Getting Snowed In at Sweet Caroline’s Snow Shack

Getting Snowed In at Sweet Caroline’s Snow Shack

  I don’t know about you, but something about the heat of July makes me think that treating my children (and myself) to cold treats on a regular basis is almost necessary and not at all unusual.  I even compiled a list of favorite Dessert […]

Weekly Adventure Around Austin with a Time Optimist

Weekly Adventure Around Austin with a Time Optimist

  Hi everyone, my name is Angelique and I’m a time optimist.  It’s a horrible characteristic and I’m working on it … as soon as I get these two hundred and twenty-eight other things on today’s to do list accomplished.  SIGH.  Does this ring true […]

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom

  Happy Friday friends! Today I’m going to write about a few of my favorites from the week.  I’m going to start doing this regularly as a way to share with you fun articles, videos, sales, and what-not I’ve found online plus use it to […]

Swinging By Anderson Mill’s El Salido Park

Swinging By Anderson Mill’s El Salido Park

  I’m back with another Playgrounds & Four Points Mom post.  By now you might know that I’m on a mission to visit a ton of the Austin area playgrounds that are within a toddler-friendly drive zone of Austin’s Four Points Area.  On my Playgrounds […]

Splashing Around at Leander’s Quarry Splash Pad

Splashing Around at Leander’s Quarry Splash Pad

  Austin’s Four Points Area is a bit dry when it comes to splash pads, so if you’re wanting to change things up a bit from the typical pool scene, you have to drive a bit.  But, I’m here to tell you why the 25-minute […]