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It’s Back to School again and while my kids are excited about seeing their friends, they are dreading the onslaught of homework! In fact, my son came home from school on Day 2 with Math homework. There is no such thing in middle school as a slow start! My biggest battles with my kids during school seem to be around keeping organized and getting homework done before 9pm at night. Here are a few tips to get you started on the right foot this fall.
On my walk this morning as I passed the ponds, a bird caught my eye. I knew it was a heron of some kind but didn’t look familiar. I came home and got out our well-used copy of The Sibley Guide to Birds (best bird book ever, add it to your Christmas list!) and discovered that it was in immature green heron.
With the advent of new technology and programming abilities, North Texas Kids has launched a browser-supported version of the June issue that is reader-friendly on almost any device. Today’s moms are very tech-savvy and embrace technology. As moms ourselves, the staff of North Texas Kids knows how important it is to make information accessible, easy to find and readable in a variety of formats. Liz Mangelsdorf, VP of Business Developments and mom of 2 says, “I love that we are continuing to develop and create ways to reach all more moms. As busy moms, the time we have to read can be limited. Having North Texas Kids magazine available on the iPad and smart phones is going to be invaluable for so many of us!”
Post your favorite photos and stories of you and your kids having fun on the NTK Blog in the comments section for this post! Tell us what you love to do in the Dallas/ Ft. Woth area or around the world.
Black History Month has had a great ride and has been beneficial in bolstering the effort to uncover all the contributions that Americans of every race have had on this country, but if we are serious about equality between all the races and giving equal weight to all their contributions for the greatness of this country, then Black History Month must either be changed to something more inclusive or it has got to go.
This is a free event for families! Free ice skating from 12pm to 2pm, along with a snow machine on the ice. Lots of other crafts and activities after the skating. We’ll be there and would love to have you join us!
The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Texas for 2009. Continuing a popular Mother’s Day tradition, last Friday the federal government’s top official for baby names, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced the nation’s most popular baby names.