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Texas Schools Triple Recess Time to Help Kids Concentrate

To perform better in school, maybe kids need less time in the classroom.

Some Texas schools are gaining attention for tripling the recess time for students, and we're waiting to see if this growing trend catches on in East Texas.

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East Texas is Full of Outdoor Activities for the Kids

If your brood is anything like mine, the first thing the kids do when they walk in the door after school is grab the iPad or the Kindle. Spring is here, kids!  East Texas has plenty of things to do outside, and we're leavin' the house.  Here are just a few ideas.

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Curious? This is the Most Common Last Name in Lufkin.

Most people seem to think the most common last name in America is Smith.  That holds true in Angelina County, but there is a different name that tops the list in Nacogdoches County.  And does your name make the most-common list?

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These Are the Quirkiest Baby Names in Texas

Texans can come up with some goodies!  Just look at any kindergarten class list, and high five yourself for stamping your kids with some unique, cool, and creative names.

A new list is out, and please share your thoughts.  Are the quirkiest baby names in Texas really that quirky?

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How Do You Talk to the Kids When the Dog is Dying?

This is the worst part of pet ownership.  We've learned that Harry has major health issues and he's in noticeable pain, and we're faced with that big decision that no dog owner wants to make.  How do you talk to the kids about what's coming?

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Three Reasons Christmas Should Start Before Thanksgiving

It's mean to withhold the magic of Christmas from the kids, and I just couldn't do it any longer. Lights on, tree up.

And I've discovered three big reasons besides these girls, why Christmas should always start before Thanksgiving.

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My Halloween Decorations Won’t Win Any Contest

Good luck today with your office cubicle decorating contest.  You are rockin' those cob webs.

I have failed my children with my lack of Halloween decorations, so my 6-year old decided to take matters into her own hands and make something festive on her own.  And then the sprinkler system hit it.

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East Texas Pumpkin Patches Are Getting Ready for Visitors

The pumpkin spice lattes are out, so we know the actual pumpkins are not far behind.  East Texas will have plenty of great pumpkin patches up and running this fall, and we've got the first look.

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Do You Owe A Dead Person An Apology?

I do.  I hope my hilarious and talented Aunt Jane in heaven heard me tell her how sorry I was for this, and I hope she sees how I've tried to make amends.

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Deliriously Happy Dog Unwraps Owner for Christmas

The way this pooch's tail moves you'd think he could cool down an entire city during a heat wave.

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Need Help Handling Awkward Gift-Opening Moments? Here You Go.

Aunts are the worst Christmas gift-givers, according to a survey.  But there are probably plenty of others in our circle of family and friends that can contribute to awkward gift-related moments!  What to do, what to do.  Here are some face-saving ideas.

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It’s Okay to Pig Out On Thanksgiving

Like we need encouragement to eat a lot on Thanksgiving.  Bring on the 3500-calorie meal!

But just in case you need a little nudge, one diet expert offers some thoughts to help justify the over-eating.

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