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How I Got My Toddler to Eat Healthy Food

June 22, 2018 at 12:29 PM / by Brooke Cobourn posted in Health, featured, Cooking, Toddlers, Farmer's Markets, Gardening, Healthy Eating

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23 Last-Minute Summer Camps in Austin

June 7, 2018 at 10:27 PM / by Brooke Turner posted in summer camps, teens, summer camp activities, summer planning, summer enrichment, last-minute camps

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Are you getting that sinking feeling that you should have booked some summer camps for the kids? We know the feeling, but don't worry, there are still plenty of great options out there! Here are 23 summer camps in Austin that you can book last-minute.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Child's Camp Counselor

June 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM / by Gabby Fisher posted in Day Camp, Kids, summer, summer camp for kids, summer camps, featured, parent, parenting, parenting resources, parenting tips, summer camp activities

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If it's your child's first time at sleep away camp, you might feel a little uneasy about leaving your child with someone you've never met. Sometimes getting to know the person a little better will help to put your mind at ease. In this post, you will find seven questions that will help guide the conversation so it seems more natural and less like a crime investigation. 

Here are the 7 Questions to Ask Your Child's Camp Counselor:

  1. Are you from around here?
  2. What did you learn at staff training?
  3. What's your background working with kids?
  4. How do you handle it if someone gets hurt or sick?
  5. How do you help a child who is homesick?
  6. What awesome plans do you have in mind for this week?
  7. What is one thing you hope to teach the kids this week?
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An Open Letter to My Child's Summer Camp Counselor

May 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM / by Gabby Fisher posted in camp, Day Camp, moms, sleep, summer, summer camp for kids, summer camps, families, featured, parenting, parenting resources, summer camp activities, sleep away camp, summer planning

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Whether this is your child's first summer camp experience or their 5th, they're likely in a new stage of childhood each year. They might have unique challenges or successes going on in their lives this year, and they're about to be the responsibility of another person for a week or more. What would you say to or hope for in their camp counselor?

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SuperCamp: A Life-Changing Academic Summer Program for Teens

May 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM / by Gabby Fisher posted in high school students, Kwaddle, registration, self esteem, social media, studying, success, summer, Summer Camp, summer camp for kids, summer camps, Tech, teens, parenting, parenting resources, parenting tips, parents, summer camp activities, sleep away camp, ways to save, overnight, summer planning, summer enrichment

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For a few years now, when we turned on the morning TV shows at my house, we heard, "It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Super Grover!" Well, friends, the kids aren't so little anymore. I'm no longer looking for preschool related TV programming and high quality child care and education programs. Nowadays, I find myself looking for educationally grounded summer enrichment programs that will help my child grow into all he or she can be. Without further adieu, allow me the privilege to introduce to you the world's #1 camp to help teens reach their full potential. 

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Featured Partner - The Austin Artery

May 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM / by Gabby Fisher posted in Day Camp, Partners, STEM, Summer Camp, summer camps, Tech, Art, art for kids, discount, Education

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Hey Mom!

May 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM / by Gabby Fisher posted in mom, moms, mother's day, praise, reflection, women, parents, relationships, summer planning

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"Hey Mom!"Those are the words that many of us hear day in and day out. "Hey mom, where is my uniform?" "Hey mom, can I have a snack?" "Hey Mommy, I don't feel so good." Some days, it is almost to the point that I think if I hear those words one more time, I might lose my ever lovin' mind.

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Featured Partner: Girls Empowerment Network

May 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM / by Gabby Fisher posted in Kwaddle, moms, self esteem, summer, summer camp for kids, summer camps, teenager, teens, women, General, goals, parenting tips, summer camp activities, relationships, summer planning

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This week's featured partner post is all about Girls Empowerment Network, better known as GEN. I had the chance to chat with Claudia Arellano, Outreach Program Coordinator, and learn about this amazing program. Read on to learn all about these girl experts and how they are changing girls' lives year after year.

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Day Camp: A Great Choice for Kids

May 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM / by Gabby Fisher posted in Kids, Kwaddle, resources, summer, summer camp for kids, summer camps, Tech, tips, parenting, parenting resources, parenting tips, parents, summer camp activities, nature, relationships, summer planning

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When people think of summer camp, they often think of sleeping overnight in an outdoorsy setting. While that might be the first thing that comes to mind, it isn't the only kind of summer camp for kids. Day camps are widely popular in the United States today. In this post, we are going to talk about why and how attending a day camp can benefit your child.

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Everything I Learned About Parenting I Learned from SomeeCards

May 4, 2018 at 8:00 AM / by Gabby Fisher posted in baby, camp, Kids, Kwaddle, laugh, moms, summer, summer camp for kids, summer camps, children, encouragement, families, family, family-friendly, funny stories, parent, parenting, parenting resources, parenting tips, parents, summer planning

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In an effort to be the best parent I could be, I did some online research about parenting and thought I would share my findings with you. While all of this advice is as good as gold in my opinion, you should at no point take this post as proven or serious. We all need a little laughter in our lives and this is our effort to bring some joy to into yours. 

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