Category Archives: Parenting

How to Keep Kids Active in Winter

How to Keep Kids Active in Winter Fun exercise ideas to keep kids moving all season long! Winter brings shorter, colder days and, typically, much more indoor family time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your kids moving and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Your Child’s Mental Health

COVID-19 and Your Child’s Mental Health Watch for signs of depression during COVID-19 and know how to support your child’s mental well-being. The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone, including kids and teens. Disruptions to routines, changes at school, … Continue reading

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How to Keep Warm Without Power

How to Keep Warm Without Power Amid rotating outages throughout the state, the NWS offered these tips in order to conserve energy and stay warm without power as a winter storm moves across Texas. As officials with ERCOT and the … Continue reading

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11 Advantages of Puzzles for Your Child Development

11 Advantages of Puzzles for Your Child Development Your toddler’s chubby hands grasp at puzzle pieces, trying to force them together. You cringe as your child jams the pieces together. But, with practice, in a few short months, not only … Continue reading

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9 Fun Ways for Kids to Beat the Winter Blues

9 Fun Ways for Kids to Beat the Winter Blues Kids get bored in winter, although not as much in Texas since it’s warm enough to be outside most days. They still need things to keep them busy. Read on … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Playing Legos For Toddlers

Advantages Of Playing Legos For Toddlers Did you know that the name ‘Lego’ is derived from the Danish phrase leg godt which means play well? The Lego Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began … Continue reading

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10 Outdoor Activities to Help Your Kids Fight Winter Blues

10 Outdoor Activities to Help Your Kids Fight Winter Blues Spending too much time indoors can be unnerving. In winter, we do not have too much choice. We try to make sure that our houses are cold-proof before we go … Continue reading

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions to do as a Family

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions to do as a Family The New Year is a great time to come together and set some family goals for the upcoming year – and it doesn’t have to be done on January 1st, … Continue reading

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Managing Childhood Allergies

Managing Childhood Allergies The latest information on pollen and food allergies to help you and your child stay healthy Your child’s immune system works overtime to protect her from disease. It produces antibodies that attack foreign invaders like germs and … Continue reading

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Common Childhood Skin Rashes

Common Childhood Skin Rashes A rash is a patch of red, inflamed skin that may be itchy, painful or swollen. Rashes are common in kids and can be the result of many things, including allergies, infections or irritants. Most rashes … Continue reading

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