Fun Ways To Keep Your Children Happy This Summer

School is out, the sun is shining and kids are running around the house saying “Mama, I’m bored.” What do you do? You find some activities that will entertain and keep them busy for for a couple of hours before their snack and a nap. I wanted to share a few ideas of what you can do to get your child involved with something fun … Continue reading Fun Ways To Keep Your Children Happy This Summer

Manos de Cristo Set for Back-to-School Serving 2,000 Low-Income Children

Austin nonprofit agency Manos de Cristo is set to help thousands of Central Texas children, Pre-K through 5th grades with their annual Back-to-School program July 18-22. The program prepares low-income students for the school year by providing each child with two sets of new clothing, socks, underwear, and a brand new backpack filled with school supplies. WHEN: July 18-22, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday … Continue reading Manos de Cristo Set for Back-to-School Serving 2,000 Low-Income Children

What Do You Know About The Zika Virus?

Have you been paying attention to the Zika virus and how it is slowly moving into our cities and communities? This has me concerned. Why? Because I am prone to being bit by mosquitos not to mention my dogs. Being that you can get bitten by a mosquito and contract the virus causes a bit of nervousness. You can play it down and think it … Continue reading What Do You Know About The Zika Virus?

XYZ Atlas and Jennifer Chenoweth

Are you attending the West Austin Studio Tour this weekend? If so, I want to introduce Jennifer Chenoweth. Put her on your list of exhibits to see. Jennifer Chenoweth’s groundbreaking emotional map of Austin, explores how individual attachments to place can convey a larger collective experience within a community. XYZ Atlas is featured in an exhibition at Barton Springs during both weekends of West Austin … Continue reading XYZ Atlas and Jennifer Chenoweth

Wear Purple For Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus is one disease that has been around but I didn’t know what it was about. I remember a women that went to my church suffered from it and I have a good friend that is living with Lupus and managing everyday. When we became friends, I learned a lot about Lupus and how it can really take over your body. Lupus, an autoimmune disease, … Continue reading Wear Purple For Lupus Awareness Month