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Summer Vacation Travel Essentials

June 3, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Spring has finally sprung, and summer is almost here. Can’t you just feel the hot sand already! If you’ve been planning a summer getaway with the whole family, we have a few tips to help make your summer vacation memories happy and stress-free. Remember that little bodies run out of energy quickly. Vacations are filled…

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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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Back to School Lunch Ideas

September 4, 2018  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips, Recipes

School is back in session, and so is lunch-packing season! It’s easy to fall into a rut of packing the same things in your children’s lunch boxes every day. We’re huge fans of the classic lunches; after all, there’s nothing like a classic PB&J or turkey sandwich. But we wanted to share some out-of-the-lunchbox ideas…

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Food Prep Tips for Busy Moms & Dads

February 13, 2017  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips
Food Prep Tips for Busy Parents

In the midst of a busy week, there’s almost nothing worse than arriving home late and realizing you forgot to defrost the chicken, or the broccoli you thought would make a healthy side has gone mushy. Food prepping in advance may sound daunting, but in reality, a couple of hours each weekend will save you time, money,…

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Parenting Tips for Single Moms

January 2, 2017  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Most people agree–there’s no job harder than being a parent. For some of  you, that job is complicated more because you’re a single parent. Whether this is your lifestyle by choice or circumstance, single parenthood is certainly no easy task. As this new year begins, these tips will hopefully inspire and encourage you in your journey…

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Parenting Tips for Gift Giving

December 19, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care, Parent Resources, Quick Tips
Parenting Tips for Gift Giving

As Christmas wonder gives way to Christmas splendor–in the form of presents given and received–take an opportunity to help your child develop lifelong ideas about the spirit of giving. We all say “it’s more blessed to give than to receive”, but consider how you’re modeling this in your own home during this season.  Teach Patience…

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Less is More: Tips for Decluttering Toys

November 28, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care, Quick Tips
Mom Tips for Decluttering

As Christmas approaches, there’s no doubt your kids have a list they’ve prepared for Santa–and a room already full of toys. You may even be wondering how in the world there’s anything left to put under the tree, or you may already be overwhelmed by the idea of all that will come your way by…

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