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This Flu Hits Fast
One minute she was doing her homework and playing, and within an hour or two she was complaining of being cold and achy, so I took her temperature. It was 104.4! What happened next taught me something.
5 Fun Things to Do on a Snow Day
On days when traveling is not the best idea and you have to stay home, how do you make the most of it? We've got a few ideas, and most of them involve yoga pants.
Texas Kids Choose Their Favorite Spooky Movie
At Halloween, the key for kids' movies might be that they're not too spooky. Just enough cute fright is festive, and it won't keep the kids up in the wee hours with nightmares. Did Texas kids follow the trend? They might have gone a little creepy with their choice for the best spoo…
Halloween May Mess Up Texas’ Plans to Control Head Lice
Texas schools now have to notify parents within five days if a classmate has head lice, and the hope is the new rules will help stop the spread. And then Halloween happens!

There's a huge spike in head lice cases this time of year, and wigs and masks may be to blame. Eeww.
East Texas is Full of Outdoor Activities for the Kids
If your brood is anything like mine, the first thing the kids do when they walk in the door after school is grab the iPad or the Kindle. Spring is here, kids!  East Texas has plenty of things to do outside, and we're leavin' the house.  Here are just a few ideas.
Girl Scout Cookies Sales Are In Full Swing
You've probably seen the Girl Scouts set up outside different stores across East Texas over the past couple of weeks, and their parents may have passed the order form around the office.  How much longer do cookie sales last?
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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