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January 7, 2019  |  Categories: Activities, DIY Dad, Parent Resources

It’s a scenario we all know too well. In the weeks and months leading up to Christmas, you spend hours shopping for the perfect gifts. The anticipation and excitement of Christmas morning may have lived up to your expectations, but as we ring in the New Year, you might be wondering what in the world…

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3 Holiday Family Traditions to Start

December 24, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Family Destinations
holiday family traditions to start

As your family grows, so do your traditions. The annual crying picture with Santa becomes the kids who are too cool to pose. The favorite holiday meal needs a change when someone develops an allergy or intolerance. Traditions evolve with us, and there’s no reason you can’t add some new ones into your holiday celebrations….

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5 Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

December 17, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care, Recipes
best holiday cookie recipes

Cookies are a staple of the season and a favorite for everyone, from Santa to Grandma. We’ve rounded up some of the best holiday cookie recipes to make your dessert buffet even more delicious. (Tag us on Instagram and show us what holiday treats you’re concocting this year!) Sour Cream Sugar Cookies The classic sugar…

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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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