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Keeping Your Car Cool in the Summer

August 12, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Quick Tips

We Texans are all too familiar with the melt-your-socks-off temperatures that occur in our cars during the summer. When parked in a parking lot or even garage, inside car temperatures can easily soar over 100 degrees. But if you’ve been suffering from blazing car temperatures all summer, we have good news. There are a handful…

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Easy Summer Snacks

August 5, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Recipes

Summer is a season full of adventures: road trips, vacations, picnics, park days, lazy days at home, and more! One of the most essential items for any summer adventure is a good snack. And a snack that’s easy to make is even better. We’ve put together some tasty and easy summer snacks for you and…

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5 Tips to Keep the Kiddos Hydrated

July 29, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Let’s face it: it can be a real challenge to get little ones to drink water, especially enough water to stay hydrated. And when it’s summertime in Texas, it’s so important to keep those little bodies hydrated! If you have a hard time getting your kids to drink water, don’t give up! Check out these…

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Indoor Summer Activities for When it’s Just TOO Hot

July 22, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

In Texas, we’re all too familiar with the summer heat. Spring is over, school is out and it’s time to welcome the sunny days and outside adventures. But as summer creeps in, the heat can become too much for playing outside. So next time the temperature skyrockets, come back to this list for some unique,…

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Crockpot Peach Cobbler

July 15, 2019  |  Categories: Recipes

Looking for an easy summer dessert recipe that doesn’t require turning on the oven? Or even better, one that uses those juicy peaches that are in season right now? If you mentally answered yes to either of those questions, we have a recipe you’ll love. This crockpot peach cobbler is the perfect summer dessert to…

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Summer Break Necessities

July 8, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

  Summer break is one of the best times of the year! School is out, the sun is out, and there’s so much daylight to enjoy every day. As a parent, it can feel like a challenge to keep everyone organized and alive when summer arrives. That’s why we’re sharing some of the basic summer…

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4th of July Craft Ideas

July 1, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

It’s America’s birthday week! As we get ready to celebrate our country with friends, family, and fireworks, here are some holiday-themed crafts to get your kiddos involved in the festivities.  Patriotic Wind Catcher This flag wind catcher is fun and easy to make, and it can double as a perfect decoration for the barbecue you’re…

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Creative Watermelon Treats for Your Backyard Party

June 24, 2019  |  Categories: Recipes

There’s nothing that sums up the joys of summer better than a cold slice of watermelon on a hot day. But we’ve found a few twists on the old theme that might come close. If you’re looking for some creative (and tasty) indoor activities to do with sweaty kids, these fresh new watermelon treats are…

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Keeping Cool in Summertime Heat

June 17, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

As the last cool days of spring melt into the inevitable “dog days” of summer, we get to rediscover the excitement of long days, refreshingly cool evenings, catching lightning bugs, and stargazing. Along with the fun that the summer sun brings, day and night time temperatures can quickly climb to levels that are hard for…

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