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It’s time to step up to the plate AND have fun. Are you ready?! Community all-stars will step up to the plate in support of Children’s Miracle Network at United Regional October 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM- Sunrise Optimist Softball Complex. This family-friendly event, which is presented by The Fain Foundation, will feature Chris Horgen…

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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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Monday, September 24: Mom Day Monday- Cardboard Weaving (10am-12pm) Odd Duck is back with Mom Monday! T-Squared Rabbitry will be back with her precious bunnies! She will be showing the ducklings how to weave on cardboard with her very own fabric! Come out Monday morning with your kids to make fun crafts and drink lots coffee.…

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Money Hacks: The Kool-Aid Test

Leaky toilets can really inflate your water bill. Try the Kool Aid test! Dump a package of orange Kool-Aid into the tank of your toilet and don’t flush for an hour. If you still see orange water in the toilet bowl after an hour, you have a leak. Stop throwing out money and get it…

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Tuesday, September 18: Toddler Time (8:30-9:30 am) Toddler time is a fun time for the 0-pre K kiddos to come get creative. Cost is $5 per project. More Info: CLICK Tuesday, September 18: Process Art Experiences (4:30-5:30 pm) Children age 5 and up are invited to join us in the activity room for fun arts and crafts.…

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Back-to-school season can be exhausting — and expensive! Take the hassle and the hefty price tags out of this year’s school shopping by downloading these 5 apps. Who knows? Maybe school shopping can be fun again! 1. School Supply List (iOS, $0.99) Keep things organized with this app created just for school supply lists. You can…

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Take Your Best Shot for CASA (4:30-5:30pm) Texoma Gives is next Thursday, September 13th, and Child Advocates- CASA of Red River and Frank and Joe’s are teaming up to raise funds for our CASA kids. YOU have been nominated to take part in a fun challenge to GET DUNKED, in our “HIT ME WITH YOUR…

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