Tag Archive: kid

Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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Jun 10 2014

Financial advice for new Fathers

Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If you’re a new …

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Feb 02 2014

Why Can’t We See God?

“We cannot see God because he needs his privacy,” says Patrick, 10. Patrick probably doesn’t want anyone coming into his room without knocking first. Megan, 8, thinks God likes to be alone. “If everybody saw him, they would always crowd around him.” She’s got a point. During Jesus’ ministry on Earth, crowds followed him everywhere. …

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Dec 09 2013

Library Storytimes slated

Babygarten Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. Children ages 0-2. Emphasis on songs, nursery rhymes, short stories and physical interaction between parent and child. Toddler Storytime: Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Children ages 2-5. Loads of fun with Mrs. Read-A-Lot! We’ll sing songs, hear stories, and make an exciting craft! Classic Children’s Tales: Thursdays at 1:30 PM. …

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Nov 23 2013

Understanding the ‘Kiddie Tax’

For something whose nickname sounds so innocent, the “kiddie tax” certainly can wreak havoc on unprepared taxpayers’ yearly returns. Congress first introduced the kiddie tax as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 to discourage wealthy parents from sheltering their investment income in accounts under their children’s names, thereby avoiding paying taxes on the …

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Oct 28 2013

4H: Equipping youth, building leaders

There are many well-known, popular clubs and organizations for us to get our children in for popularity purposes, and some develop leadership skills. There is one that many folks seem to be totally unaware of, or seem to overlook, and that is the 4-H Club in their area. 4-H is part of the Texas A&M …

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Aug 14 2013

New comedy brings hope to frazzled moms

Hang in there, frazzled moms. Hope is coming! But you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. Moms’ Night Out, a new movie comedy about the challenges of parenting, recently wrapped shooting and is headed for release in 2014. online essay writers According to the actors and producers who pitched the film to press during …

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Jul 25 2013

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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