Fall Activities in Austin For Kids

Wooden bucket filled with tiny pumpkins
Finally fall is here! The scorching heat of the Texas summer is passed, and the mercury has dropped below eighty degrees. You can shut off the air conditioning and open the windows at night, letting...
read more

My Son Cries Before School. What Can I Do?

elementary student boy with mother going to school
Perhaps this scene plays out every weekday morning. You're getting ready to bring your child to school. You've cut the crusts off his sandwich and put it in his lunch. You've helped him with homework...
read more

My Child Only Eats Pizza… Help!

Four young children indoors eating pizza smiling
You whip up delicious, nutritious meals, but your child only eats hot dogs. You put new food in front of them all the time, but they won't touch anything but mac and cheese. You try cajoling,...
read more

Popular Libraries For Kids In Austin

Girl reading book while lying by shelf in library
Sometimes it's just too hot to go outside. Yet the last thing you want to do is spend another day in the house with your restless kids, or drop a fortune on an indoor play space or yet another...
read more

5 Healthy Treats For Kids

Various fresh and dried fruit cut into small pieces and cup of juice in orange colors on green tray with fork over wooden blue table
Growing kids eat a lot of snacks, because active kids need energy! Sometimes it's easier to reach for a bag of cookies, crackers, or chips than take the trouble to dream up something healthy and yet...
read more

What To Do When Siblings Don’t Get Along

Upset brother and sister
Conflicts between siblings are inevitable. While many of the more hair-raising fights might center on toys, insults, or general bad behavior, more subtle ones will occur as siblings vie for parental...
read more

How To Get Kids Ready To Go Back To School

aca back to school picture
August is when the hot summer days start to mellow, but for your kids there's a shadow on the horizon. It's not easy for a child who is settled in a lazy-day mode, waking up late, slurping ice pops,...
read more

Ways To Keep The Kids Cool In An Austin Summer

the thinkery in austin tx
Summer is upon us, and so are those soaring 100-degree-plus days. While you may be tempted to hunker down for these blistering weeks in home air conditioning, your kids will soon go stir-crazy....
read more

The Breakdown Of Sharing Ages 3-6

kids sharing at montessori school
Any parent of a toddler knows that no child is born knowing how to share. Toddlers are propelled into action by the strength of their own needs and desires, which they haven't yet learned to...
read more

Popular Summer Fruits For Kids

summer fruit for kids
There's nothing quite like fruit picked at the height of its ripeness, which makes summer the best time to enjoy it. A perfect self-packaged snack for kids, fruit is a sweet but healthy substitute...
read more

Contact Us

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.