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Don’t Miss This Free Summer Workshop for Kids
Sending the kids to camps, pools, and arcades during the summer can get expensive, so we're going to help you find some free fun that will save you some money and keep them from getting bored too.

First up, a chance for parents and kids to build a car together!
The Squishy is the New Fidget Spinner
Fidget Spinners caught on like crazy last year, but the newest trend in fiddling might turn out to be even bigger. Enter The Squishy! Co-workers may already have them, and parents may love them just as much as kids do.
You CAN Say No to Good Things
I’m trying my best to stick to my goals for the year -- which is all about being OK with change (and even seeking it out) and embracing all the mess and joys of life. A few of my readers mentioned that they could use some help saying "NO."
5 Reasons Why Little League is Great for Kids
Spring baseball and softball practices are underway and the games will start soon for kids across East Texas. For many parents like me that means lots of equipment shopping, meals on the go because practices always seem to be at dinner time, and usually a really bad case of bleacher butt. But it&ap…
This Flu Hits Fast
One minute she was doing her homework and playing, and within an hour or two she was complaining of being cold and achy, so I took her temperature. It was 104.4! What happened next taught me something.
Texas Kids Choose Their Favorite Spooky Movie
At Halloween, the key for kids' movies might be that they're not too spooky. Just enough cute fright is festive, and it won't keep the kids up in the wee hours with nightmares. Did Texas kids follow the trend? They might have gone a little creepy with their choice for the best spoo…
Got a 4th Grader? It’s a Free Ticket Into National Parks.
The school year hasn't even started yet, and so far it's awesome to be a 4th grader.
And parents, if you're lucky enough to have a 4th grader in the family like me, that's worth a free ticket to places like the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The whole family gets i…

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