September 2023

Your Child’s Next Adventure Awaits!…on National Read a Book Day

By |2023-08-27T23:00:02-05:00September 5th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

Remember the very first time you opened up a book and went on an adventure? There’s nothing quite like journeying to a brave new world inside of your imagination and meeting fascinating characters along the way. The people and places we discover in stories stick with us long after we’re finished reading them—sometimes for a [...]

Celebrate the Magic of Handwritten Messages on World Letter Writing Day

By |2023-08-31T11:46:59-05:00September 1st, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

If you’ve ever received a handwritten letter from a loved one, you know how uplifting it can be to open the envelope and read their words on the page. It’s like opening a treasure chest filled with love! And chances are, you kept that letter and still cherish it from time to time. Now that [...]

July 2023

National Family Fun Month in Longview: Farmers Market, Back to School events, and more!

By |2023-08-01T09:34:54-05:00July 27th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays, Local Longview|

With school starting for many children in August, it makes sense that August is National Family Fun Month. Enjoy the time that you have with your kids before they return to school with these delightful events happening in Longview throughout the month. Historic Longview Farmers Market Historic Longview Farmers Market: every Saturday (August 5th, 12th, [...]

March 2023

Hop Into Easter With These 6 Fun Recipes for the Whole Family

By |2023-07-25T15:27:00-05:00March 28th, 2023|Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

With Easter just around the corner, why not spice up your holiday meal by adding some fun and healthy recipes that will be a hit with the whole family. Here are some Easter recipe ideas that are as easy as they are delicious, making your holiday meal one to remember. Roasted Vegetables: Roasting vegetables is [...]

December 2022

5 Small Changes With Big Health Benefits For New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Keep 

By |2023-02-26T17:08:38-06:00December 26th, 2022|Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

With the new year in striking distance, it’s time to take stock of the past year and think ahead to our New Year's resolutions for a happier, healthier, more joyous 2023. Of course, thinking of a good New Year's resolution is often much easier than the execution. Every year we resolve to be our best [...]

October 2022

5 Healthy Halloween Snacks Your Family Will Love 

By |2022-10-03T10:43:24-05:00October 17th, 2022|Holidays|

Celebrate Spooky Season All Month Long With These Simple Recipes October is Halloween month, and while kids revel in a marathon month of monsters, ghosts, and ghouls, parents know that the actual scariest thing about Halloween season may just be the sugar intake.  The average American child collects between 4,000 to 7,000 calories worth of [...]

Top 10 Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

By |2022-10-03T10:42:11-05:00October 10th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays|

Who doesn’t like to get into the spirit of Halloween with a scary movie? Choosing the right family movie to watch can be tricky with children of different age groups in the house. Since the line between fun-scary and too scary is different from child to child, and certainly from one age group to another, [...]

September 2022

Why Summer Becomes Fall During the Autumnal Equinox

By |2023-08-03T09:26:47-05:00September 12th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

A Moment of Harmony Between Our Planet and the Sun Marks the Start of Fall  The autumnal equinox is on September 22nd, and with it comes an opportunity to regain balance and harmony as summer slips into the rearview mirror and the joys of the fall season come into view.   Like the vernal equinox and [...]

August 2022

The Top 5 Watermelon Benefits for Your Health 

By |2022-07-30T14:56:01-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

Why Is Watermelon Good for You? Find Out for National Watermelon Day! Watermelon benefits your health by fueling your body with exactly what it needs, especially if you’re out in high temperatures. Packed with sugar and nutrients, high water content, easily portable…what’s not to love? It’s one of those foods that seems too good to [...]

July 2022

Rip Currents 101: What to Know Before Swimming in the Gulf Coast

By |2022-07-07T11:07:27-05:00July 11th, 2022|Local Galveston, Daily Living, Holidays|

How to Go to the Beach Without Being Pulled Into the Ocean Summertime is beach time on the Gulf Coast. If you’re among the many Texans flocking to the beach for fun in the sun, it’s important to be aware of rip currents, how they work, and how to spot them. Rip currents are strong [...]