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I’ve been a member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls since 2012, so I’ve had the pleasure of helping volunteer for SIX Christmas Magic events. (Well, five since in 2015 Teddy was born just two days later, the following Monday.) Since it’s around his birthday and they have photos with Santa, we’ve started our…

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My Miracle Work Home

Over this summer I was presented with an opportunity that I could not pass up. Helping kids is a huge passion of mine. If I can help improve children’s lives in our community and get paid for it? Well, sign me up! That passion has led me to accept a new position as the Children’s…

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My Velcro Child

Oaklee my sweet Kindergartener is Velcro child. Well only in the morning at school in his case. His separation anxiety was especially bad at drop-off time, until we took a few steps to help ease the transition. How? In short, it was like ripping Velcro apart as fast as I could: 1. Leave Immediately Do…

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Lightheartedness

Lightheartedness grows a humble heart.   What is lightheartedness? Lightheartedness in the dictionary and lightheartedness in Eastern Philosophy are defined differently. Buddhist thought purports that cares co-exist with cheer. The dictionary suggests that lightheartedness involves the absence of concerns.   I believe lightheartedness is the act of balancing cares, worries, and cheer. An example that…

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This week, I’m wearing the same clothes to work every single day. I’m doing this as a part of the Junior League of Wichita Falls’ Uniform Challenge to experience a little bit of what it’s like for the hundreds of kids in Wichita County alone who live below the poverty line and may only have…

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Review: Le Tote For The Win!

Subscriptions are everywhere now. You can have dinners, groceries, hand picked clothes, and so much more shipped to your door every month. I have tried many clothing subscriptions like Stitch Fix. Well I just tried Le Tote. This is my review: So what is Le Tote? It’s a clothing rental service. You pay a monthly…

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We Watch The Movie First

I love to read though I seldom get time for it.  My teen has to read per school requirements, but luckily he has developed a love for it as well.  Thus making it not so much of a chore.  The toddler will sit and let you read to him for about 10 minutes and I…

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Summer Break Update

Summer fun is almost done. In one week school starts, and boy have we stayed busy this summer! Which is why I have been MIA. I have documented most of it. Check out the photos: Movie date Butterfly watching/searching at Riverbend Nature Center Hanging out at After Hours Artwalk Enjoying our first trolley ride Visiting…

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I’ve always been quite obsessed with personality tests, and the mother of all of them – the Myers-Briggs test. I like being given some insight into who I am, how my view of the world affects how I interact with it, and weaknesses I may have been blind to. Knowing someone else’s personality type also…

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