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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 b…
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.
Mother’s Day Is a Great Time to Celebrate Uniqueness
Happy Mother's Day!  Got a quirky mom?  This weekend we're celebrating the quirks, the playfulness, the discipline, the organization, and thoughtfulness, and the love.
And the most important things our moms have ever done for us.  Here's mine.
Not All Bluebonnet Pictures Turn Out Great
It's the time of year in Texas when a bluebonnet patch can draw dozens of freshly bathed kids in their cutest clothes, along with those amazing parents-of-the-year armed with high tech zoom lenses ready to upload the photos to online scrapbooks right away to share with Grandma and Grandpa …

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