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Everyone is looking for ways to save during the expensive holiday season. A great way to do this is to cash in on gift card exchange sites, like giftcardgranny.com and cardcash.com. These sites offer places for people to sell  their unwanted gift cards, often at steeply discounted prices. Sometimes, you can find a gift card that’s…

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Monday, December 18: Luminarie Mom-Day Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (3 – 6 pm) Join us in decorating white paper bags for the Candle Walk Event or even take them with you to decorate your own homes! We will show the littles, and anyone else, how to make paper luminary bags. If you leave your…

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The holiday season brings a flurry of frenzied consumerism, unabashed greed and endless shopping. As a parent, though, you want your kids to associate this time of year with giving and not just with taking. How can you give your kids a joyous holiday season and teach them about kindness at the same time? The…

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It can be difficult to find something everyone enjoys doing. You’re trying to keep peace without making family time feel like a chore. What can you do to keep everyone happily spending time together without running up a huge credit card bill? These five activities can help all of you keep the Christmas spirit in…

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Now through Friday, December 15: (FREE) Santa’s Mailbox Children of all ages can mail their letters to Santa in the colorful mailbox at the MSU Fantasy of Lights. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your letter to Santa, and he will personally answer each letter. MSU Fantasy of Lights, 3400 Taft Blvd. (mailbox located next…

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It’s something I have to tell my two-year-old independent girl nearly every day. “Hold my hand when in a parking lot! You could be hit! It’s not safe!” You think she would know this is a rule, yet somehow the sight of a parking lot filled with dozens of cars makes her long-term memory nonexistent…

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With crowded stores and an ever-growing list of people to shop for, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and to overspend on your holiday shopping. No worries, though; we’ve got you covered! Read on for pre-and post-holiday tips and have yourself a jolly December without breaking the bank. 6 Pre-Holidays Tips: 1. Revise your gift list…

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Tuesday, December 5: CMN Night at Polar Express (6 – 10 pm) If you’re going to take the Polar Express this year, THIS is the night! All Aboard the Polar Express for Children’s Miracle Network at United Regional! See the wonderful Christmas lights throughout the beautiful Country Club neighborhood and make Miracles Happen. All proceeds…

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Get excited!! Our sponsors at Texoma Community Credit Union have donated 40 tickets, just for Texoma With Kids readers, to ElectriCritters at River Bend Nature Center for us to give away on the blog this week! We will be bundling them into packs of four, so there will be ten chances to win for your…

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