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Expanding Brains and Muscles at Thinkery

Expanding Brains and Muscles at Thinkery

  Thinkery is Austin’s version of a children’s museum.  What does that mean?  It’s cool.  It’s different.  It’s big, but not too big.  The environment itself challenges your mind.  (And some might call it a bit too crowded at times … 😉  ).     […]

A Mom’s Guide for How To Recover from the Summer

A Mom’s Guide for How To Recover from the Summer

  This week my kids are going back to school.  It’s a bittersweet moment for me. My kids are growing up way too fast and I want them to stay my little babies forever.  This is Foster’s last year at preschool and he’ll be riding […]

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (8-18-2017)

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom (8-18-2017)

  Happy Friday and thanks for checking back in on another edition of Four Points Mom’s Friday Favorites! I seem like it was just yesterday when Fridays had me like:   Instead, these days my weekends consist mostly of refereeing this:     We’re pretty […]

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 […]

5 Reasons You and Your Little One Will Love Little Gym

5 Reasons You and Your Little One Will Love Little Gym

  My daughter Parker spends a decent amount of time watching her older brother, Foster, at various activities (gymnastics, Sportball, swim team, etc.).  Without fail, each time she looks sadly at me and whispers “I wanna [fill in activity name here] too.”  When she turned […]

Four Points Mom’s 4 Favorite Late-Summer Camp Options

Four Points Mom’s 4 Favorite Late-Summer Camp Options

  Well, one month of summer is officially in the books.  How do you feel about that? I have some friends whose mantra is “less is more” for the summer and they sign up for just a few weeks of camps.  I have others who […]

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in the Four Points

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in the Four Points

  Do you feel that?  Yeah, that’s the summer heat enveloping you.  Since today is going to be the hottest day so far this year, I thought you’d appreciate a few ways to beat the heat. 5 Ways To Beat the Heat in the Four […]

7 Reasons To Check Out Lakeline Mall

7 Reasons To Check Out Lakeline Mall

  When I was an undergrad at UT, I worked at the Abercrombie & Fitch in Barton Creek mall for pennies so that I could get a fantastic deal on overpriced ripped t-shirts and sneak a peak at the risqué catalogue that showed more skin […]

Avoiding the Heat at Barnes & Noble

Avoiding the Heat at Barnes & Noble

  The first Staying Indoors post on Four Points Mom highlights Barnes & Noble at the Arboretum.  Sometimes I need an escape from the summer heat, and Barnes & Noble is an easy way to get out of the house while enjoying some good ole A/C.  And there’s […]

Welcome to Four Points Mom!

Welcome to Four Points Mom!

  Hi there! If you’re reading this, you’re probably a mom in the Four Points Area of Austin wondering what this new website is all about.  Well, Four Points Mom was designed to support moms in Austin’s Four Points Area as they go about their […]