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Texas Gives this Holiday Season

December 10, 2018  |  Categories: Giving Back, Parent Resources, Quick Tips
texas gives this holiday season

As you prepare your gift lists for the holidays, consider supporting your local community through charities and by buying from small, local businesses. Choices like this put your dollars right back into the place you live and help keep local economies thriving. Texas is big in land and heart. We can’t wait to see how…

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Gratitude over Greed this Christmas

December 3, 2018  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development
Gratitude Over Greed

More than any other time, Christmas may foster an “I Want” attitude in your children. While  sharing their wishes with family, friends, and Santa, you may worry your child’s endless list borders on greed.  Many families hope to encourage gratitude and giving each holiday season–fostering the old adage “it is more blessed to give than…

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Delicious Thanksgiving Punch

November 19, 2018  |  Categories: Recipes
delicious thanksgiving punch

Looking for an easy upgrade to the usual beverage table at this year’s Thanksgiving? Mix up a batch of Thanksgiving punch and serve in simple mason jars for a rustic flair.  Whether you prefer the tart zing of cranberries or the smooth sweetness of caramel, either of these festive drinks will delight your Thanksgiving crowd. …

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5 Fun Family Thanksgiving Games

November 5, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Events
5 Fun Family Thanksgiving Games

This year, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be all about the turkey. While football may be tradition, start some new family fun with these great game ideas. You’ll build up your pumpkin pie appetite–or wear off the kids’ sugar high. Most importantly, your family can experience some memory making that’s not centered around food or gifts! …

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7 Halloween Costumes from Classic Children’s Books

October 15, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, DIY Dad, Parent and Child Activities, Parent Resources
7 halloween costumes from classic children's books

Whether your kids have been deciding on their Halloween costume since July or you’re just hoping there’s something left on the Walmart shelf, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here. Children love stories, and nothing makes a better (or easier and reusable) costume than pairing your child’s love of dress up with their favorite book character….

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The Best Parenting Podcasts

October 1, 2018  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Let’s face it; as a parent, it’s hard to make reading a priority. There are so many parenting books on your list, but there’s just no time to actually read them. After all, when you finally get a good chunk of “me time,” chances are you’ll be relishing that time to finally get a few…

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Pumpkin Spice Popcorn Recipe

September 10, 2018  |  Categories: Recipes

  We’re finally in the “ber” months, which means it’s finally pumpkin spice season! We’re sure you already have a go-to pumpkin spice latte recipe, so we wanted to share a different kind of pumpkin spice recipe that your kiddos can enjoy with you. (We know from experience that caffeine and toddlers don’t mix that…

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