Tag Archive: child

Nov 03

Lego® contest slated

On your mark, get set, design! The Tyler Public Library is hosting the Lego® Designs Family Contest from Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 7. Families are invited to come create designs based on their favorite books using Lego® building blocks. The Library will provide all the materials, while families provide creativity and imagination. “Building …

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Jul 25

Summer can be a time of fun rather than fuming

Like it or not, parents, this is the time of year when school’s out for the summer… and for approximately three months your kids will be pestering you for things to do, or you’ll be keeping a hawk’s eye on them to see that they aren’t doing something wrong. One of my favorite bumper stickers …

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Jun 20

HIPPY celebrates first year: Sixty children graduate from the program

Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY), celebrated its first celebration with over sixty Gregg county children receiving a certificate for successful completion of their prescribed study on June 7, 2013. The three and four year olds, along with their parents, spent the last thirty weeks meeting with a home visitor that provided a …

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Jun 17

Lone Star State: In honor of fathers

On Father’s Day, dads will be celebrated and thanked for the countless sacrifices they make for their children. Some sacrifices are larger than others, but all are a common part of fatherhood. It is because of these sacrifices that a father holds a special place in his child’s heart. The employees of the Attorney General’s …

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Jun 16

What kind of father are you?

The survey asked, “What kind of father are you? The choiceswere: 1. Authoritative; 2. Controlling; 3. Nurturing; 4. Easy going; and 5. A push-over. I pondered the question as it pertains to me, and came up with a choice that was not included in the survey: All of the above. Fatherhood done right is such …

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Mar 20

Financial impact of adoption

It’s hard to think of any act more generous than adopting a child. Many adoptive parents I know tell me it’s the most personally rewarding thing they’ve ever done. But adoption isn’t cheap. Related expenses can quickly mount to tens of thousands of dollars. And sadly, sometimes adoptions do fall through, forcing prospective parents to …

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Feb 21

Free workshop on childhood obesity slated

The Tyler Public Library and St. Paul Children’s Foundation are joining forces to offer a free continuing education workshop for child care workers, teachers and parents. “Early Childhood and Obesity: What can you do?” is set for Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m.–Noon in the Library’s Taylor Auditorium. Valerie Smith, M.D., pediatrician and Jackie Erlandson, R. …

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Feb 07

Bankrolling hope

House of Hope residents are thankful for the generosity of an anonymous donor.

The House of Hope is constructed of just that, along with a strong dash of faith.  The front entrance on Highway 80 in Longview opens the door to a facility whose interior is a literal shrine to the Holy Spirit and His work.  Bibles and crucifixes are in abundance.  On Tuesday afternoons the House’s ladies …

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