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6 Questions To Ask Your Child’s New Teacher Before School Starts

6 Questions To Ask Your Child’s New Teacher Before School Starts

  It’s that time of year when back-to-school photos start to take over Facebook and Instagram.  And if you’re like me, you’re starting to get a bit anxious about (1) everything you need to get sorted out before the first day and (2) how your […]

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom

Friday Favorites with Four Points Mom

  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 […]

SafeMom’s Four Steps To Empower Your Child

SafeMom’s Four Steps To Empower Your Child

  A few years ago while volunteering in the church nursery, a two-year-old girl asked me to take her to the bathroom.  I escorted her there, stood outside of the stall, and asked her if she needed any help.  She opened the door and said […]

SafeMom’s 7 Tips for Safe Swimming

SafeMom’s 7 Tips for Safe Swimming

  Here in Austin, parents and children inevitably spend a lot of time in the pool or lake. Typically, parents start children out with swim lessons at a young age (often when they’re too young to do anything but be held by parents).  We gradually […]

SafeMom’s 5 Questions To Ask Summer Camps

SafeMom’s 5 Questions To Ask Summer Camps

  It’s Summer Time! As DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince sang … “Summer summer summertime, Time to sit back and unwind…” Says no mom EVER.     I mean, seriously.  Sit back?  Unwind?  Ha ha ha ha. Your welcome for getting this song stuck in your […]