Month: July 2017

Focusing on Potty Training: My Story vs. Her Story

Focusing on Potty Training: My Story vs. Her Story

  I’m currently in the trenches, potty training my second child.  We’ve all heard the same advice from other moms:  be patient, wait until they’re ready, be consistent, stick with it, and on and on.  And, no, we don’t want to hear about how you […]

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (7-28-2017)

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (7-28-2017)

  This has been a sick week in our house.  No, I’m not trying to sound cool.  Three of us have been sick as dogs.  Yuck.  So, I am ready for a weekend of health and happiness because we’ve been lacking both around here.  But, […]

8 Reasons I’m Daydreaming About Bella Mar Playground & Pool in Steiner Ranch

8 Reasons I’m Daydreaming About Bella Mar Playground & Pool in Steiner Ranch

  We’re back in the Four Points area of Austin this morning talking about the playground and pools in Steiner Ranch’s Bella Mar neighborhood.  I had fun changing things up a bit the past couple of days dishing on the #Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  Don’t wait […]

Highlighting Moms at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Highlighting Moms at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

  I’m back with Day 2 of my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale posts, this time highlighting my favorites for moms.   You all made my heart happy with all of the likes and comments on yesterday’s post about shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for Kids.  Thank […]

Highlighting Kids at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Highlighting Kids at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

  The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here!  Woo hoo! Over the next two days, I’m going to highlight my favorites I found shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in the store and online.  There are tons of blogs out there focusing on women’s style, but I […]

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (7-21-2017)

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (7-21-2017)

  I had so much fun with last week’s Friday Favorites that I think I’m going to try to do this weekly.  It’s a fun way to gather some articles I found online and share them with you and highlight any exciting happenings on the […]

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 (7-14-2017)

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (7-14-2017)

  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 […]