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We all start out in life as consummate takers. Can you train your children to find the beauty in giving and doing for others?  Try picking a month to focus on gratitude as a goal: Teach your children how giving benefits the giver as much as the receiver.  Pointers to cover: How giving makes the…

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Monday, June 17: Mom Day Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (10 am – noon) You’ve been waiting too long, we know, we have too! Trust us, we have missed all of the cute ducklings running around here. The wait is over because Mom Day Mondays are back for the summer! River Bend Nature Center will…

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Deciding to Become A Parent

I found this photo when I was browsing around old pictures the other day, and it made me chuckle. (God was DEFINITELY laughing when I wrote it.) To give you a point of reference, Teddy was born November 2015. Between the time I wrote this and the time I had actually gotten pregnant I was…

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Kids’ Summer Fun On A Budget

Keeping the kids entertained while on summer break can be an expensive endeavor. Registrations for summer camps, day care and recreation programs are only the tip of the iceberg. You also need to consider transportation costs to and from these programs that you don’t normally attend during the school year. But summer break doesn’t have…

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Monday, June 10: Peter Rabbit at CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse (9 am) More Info: CLICK Monday, June 10: Maker Mondays at the Wichita Falls Public Library (4 pm) Summer science will be ON!! This summer, we will have help from the student chapter of the American Chemical Society for our Maker Monday times. There is…

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Mom Superstitions

I didn’t really think I was a superstitious person, but I’ve done two things recently that have made me question my own sanity. 1. The Oops Baby Jinx Granted, we’ve given away, donated or sold quite a few of Teddy’s baby supplies, but there are still, oh, about EIGHT plastic storage bins of baby junk…

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Monday, June 3: Super Hero Camp at Kemp Center for the Arts Children will participate in Super Hero training – not only will they hone their creative super powers, they’ll make some fantastic art projects! Location: The KempDate: June 3 – 5 Time: 1 pm – 3 pm Cost: $60.00 Ages 5 – 10 More…

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Summer break is almost here and you’re ready to ESCAPE! But that doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. Have yourself an awesome time without blowing your budget by following these five tips: Check your school for discounts and help Lots of colleges offer on-campus travel agents who can help you plan your vacation…

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