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Divvying up your kid’s allowance into different jars, each with a specific label and purpose, has become pretty standard. Your kids probably have one jar for savings, one for spending and maybe another for giving. (Look here for tips on how to start this with your kiddos!) What most parents and kids omit, though, is…

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Tuesday, November 14: Kid’s Cafe with Balance Yoga Studio at Frank & Joe’s (10:15 am – noon) This will be the ultimate calming Kid’s Cafe where your child will make a Lavender scented eye pillow and learn breathing techniques with the Balance Yoga Instructors! We will start promptly at 10:15 and your child will be…

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Between your turkey, ingredients for the holiday meal and décor to set the ambiance, hosting a Thanksgiving dinner is not cheap. If you’re looking for ways to cut back without compromising on quality, read on for seven easy ways to save on Thanksgiving costs this year.    1.) Verify your guests’ attendance Get an accurate…

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Monday, November 6: Maker Monday (4 – 5 pm) Free STEM based activities for children aged 7-12 years old. Registration is now open. Any spaces left unclaimed by 4:00pm on the day will be filled first come first serve. For more information please call the youth desk 940-767-0868, x4243. More Info: http://wfpl.net/date/maker-monday Tuesday, November 7: Pre-School…

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Did you know that 73% of millennials questioned in a Bazaar Voice survey do all their shopping on their smartphones? It’s not surprising. Teach your kids to make the best of online shopping with this fun, educational activity. All you need is a computer! Sit down with your child to brief them on the ups…

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Football has begun, the leaves are changing and the kids are back in school. Clearly, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. Some of you are reading this on your phone while waiting in line at Starbucks, preparing to buy your first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season, but it’s time to start thinking of…

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Wednesday, October 25: Sing & Sign Story Time at Frank & Joe’s (10 – 11 am) We’re bringing Sing & Sign Storytime with Kathryn to Frank & Joe’s!  This time will involve a story, learning sign language that relates to the book, plus a craft! Each month will be a different theme, with this month’s…

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Five Alternatives To Time Out

I know what you might be thinking. Some people say, “Time out is working just fine for us!” As a parent of a three-year-old and a six-year-old, sometimes I even use it in my house. But there are times where a time out really doesn’t function for anything but a time to separate your child…

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