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9 Ways for Kids to Make Money

The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging her to earn and manage money on her own. As the weather warms and summer nears, there are many opportunities for your kids to pull in some extra money.  If money-making is not on your children’s minds, you may need to direct them…

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I had it all planned out. I had a new shirt for Teddy, a new dress for me. We would take one of those quintessential family photos, all in coordinating pastels in front of our church’s decorations. (My husband would resist but comply.) I would annoyingly share it on social media, of course, along with…

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Baby Registry Essentials

There is so much that goes into having a baby. In about 100 days baby AJ will make an appearance. I did not really know what I would need with my firstborn, and now as an ‘experienced’ mom of a six-year-old, I have put together a must-have baby list for the second time around.  …

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That Moment When… You Think You Are Having a Special Parenting Moment But Really Are Traumatizing Your Child Teddy has favorite shoes. Favorite shoes that since Saturday, having been sitting on our back patio because he stepped in dog poop over the weekend and I haven’t had the mental energy to deal with it. So…

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Photo Credit: Backdoor Theatre Facebook page Last night, my fellow TWK blogger Carol Dorrough and I attended the friends and family pre-opening night for the new play “Cry It Out” at the Backdoor Theatre. In short – it got us in the feels. To be even more clichéd – we laughed, we cried, we had…

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True story – I worked from home for three and a half years when I first moved to Wichita Falls, but changed to a “real office” job shortly after I had Teddy. Even so, I can still recall conference calls where I threw and scattered tens of dog treats on the floor to keep my…

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Mom Jokes, or The Lack Thereof.

The internet is riddled with “Dad Jokes” right now. Before this label they were just called bad jokes, but now it’s all the rage to have a one-liner super-punny joke, but only if you are a dad. That’s the double standard of our time. Dads get all the jokes. Moms just choke… on trying to……

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A long, long time ago, in a South Texas city far, far away lived four girls. Two in marching band, two in the dance team (they performed with us in lieu of a color guard for all you fellow band nerds out there). They survived three-hour, two-a-day practices in the blazing 118 degree Texas sun,…

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Bathroom Remodel Nightmares

We recently bought a new-to-us home in Seymour and it is the cutest little thing! Built in 1962, the house is just over 1,600 square feet and is a 3 bedroom, 1 bath. The property has a fenced in back yard, sprinkler system, the prettiest grass in all the neighborhood, and lots of other awesome…

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