My kids asked me yesterday if they would get thrown into jail for plucking a bluebonnet, so I decided to do my duty as a parent and research that pressing question. Is it illegal to pick bluebonnet in Texas?
Kids can get two free games of bowling EVERY DAY this summer, and all we have to do is sign them up. This program keeps growing, and there's more than one bowling alley in our neck of the woods that will be part of it.
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.
It's unusual for snakes to be out during the colder months, but they're still rearing their ugly heads. A 5-year old girl needed 16 doses of antivenom after being bitten by a rattlesnake at a Texas State Park, and it serves as a warning for all of us.
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…
As a parent, if you get a letter this year from your child's school saying a classmate has head lice, it's because a new Texas law requires the school to send it. But there is one instance that will remain undercover, and parents will never know.