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How Do You Talk to the Kids When the Dog is Dying?

This is the worst part of pet ownership.  We've learned that Harry has major health issues and he's in noticeable pain, and we're faced with that big decision that no dog owner wants to make.  How do you talk to the kids about what's coming?

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East Texans Snatch Up a New Batch of Hatchimals

A few more Hatchimals made their way to select stores over the weekend, but they're gone again.  What do Hatchimals do anyway?

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Three Reasons Christmas Should Start Before Thanksgiving

It's mean to withhold the magic of Christmas from the kids, and I just couldn't do it any longer. Lights on, tree up.

And I've discovered three big reasons besides these girls, why Christmas should always start before Thanksgiving.

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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My Halloween Decorations Won’t Win Any Contest

Good luck today with your office cubicle decorating contest.  You are rockin' those cob webs.

I have failed my children with my lack of Halloween decorations, so my 6-year old decided to take matters into her own hands and make something festive on her own.  And then the sprinkler system hit it.

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Parents Say This is the Best Age to Get Kids a Smart Phone

 

This may be the great debate at your house. The kids are begging for a phone so they can enter the world of Snapchat for themselves, and you're holding off as long as you possibly can.  What's the ideal age to let kids/teens have a smart phone, and how does East Texas compare?

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No Homework All Year For These Texas Students

A Texas teacher is getting a lot of attention for a "no homework" policy that she says she's planning to stick to all year long.

She wants kids to play outside, have dinner with family, and get to bed early instead of burying noses in the books at home.  Think it'll catch on?

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Back-To-School Takes Over Social Media

If you are on social media at all this week, you will quickly understand that school has started.

As parents, there is some sort of reflex that makes us mark these back-to-school moments on Facebook, and as you might be able to see in this picture, the kids would rather just hurry up and get to class

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Kids’ Backpacks Shouldn’t Be Any Heavier Than This

School starts next week in Tyler and all across East Texas, and kids will be cramming iPods, notebooks, Kindles, phones, a change of shoes, snacks, and maybe even a book into those backpacks.

How heavy is too heavy?  If the backpack weighs more than a certain amount, it can knock kids off balance and lead to back problems later on.  Here's the magic number.

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Summer Makes Me Wish I Was a Kid Again

Summers were so much fun as a kid, with camps, swimming, and sprinklers, and lots and lots of ice cream.

As an adult, there's no break from work and there can be more to do juggling the kids' schedule, and we lose the magic.  But here's a way to get it back.

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The School Year is Ending. Do You Toss The Kids’ Artwork?

It's always a dilemma for parents.

Kids create art from the heart all year long in school, and although you've trashed some of it here and there, the end-of-the-year stack takes some consideration because there is guilt involved.  Keep it or junk it?

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Tyler’s Full Moon This Friday Will Make The Kids Wild

Science may be starting to agree that a full moon does make us all a little more unruly than usual. Here's when you can expect the next full moon in East Texas so you can prepare yourself.  

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Chipotle is Giving Free Burritos to Kids on Saturday

You can score a free Chipotle burrito for the kids on Saturday, IF if they're wearing this certain thing.  Here's what you need to do.  

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