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HELP YOUR STUDENT STUDY

Whether you are helping your kids with their homework or they need to study alone; making their study environment productive is a big help. Here are some suggestions to improve the value of their study space: • Don’t isolate them too far from the family. Make a comfortable space reasonably near the center of family […]

AVOID BEING HAMMERED BY HOME REPAIRS

In the aftermath of Harvey, many of our Houston neighbors are in need of home repairs and even some remodeling work. Disasters always bring in scammers and frauds and everyone is exposed. Older homeowners seem especially vulnerable to these crooks and their schemes to relieve us of our money. Here are some warning signs to […]

SEE THE “COME AND TAKE IT” CANNON

Although most consider the Alamo as the site for Texans (and Texicans) to start the fight for independence from Mexico, the first shots fired were actually in Gonzales – and they included shots from a famous cannon. The cannon was originally provided by the Mexican government to assist settlers in defending themselves from local Indian […]

ARE YOU UP FOR A SIDE HUSTLE ??

If you follow our BLOGs you will notice that we did not post one at the end of last month. Obviously, we were busy minding our business and that of our friends and neighbors during the storm and floods. Now that school has started, summer is over, vacation spending may be loading up your credit […]

READY OUR KIDS FOR LEARNING

School is a place for learning but it is not the only place for learning. In fact, a look at one of the most fundamental elements of the learning process brings us to focus on reading. Unfortunately, studies estimate that up to one fourth of all U.S. children cannot read at their grade level. This […]

TIME LEFT FOR SUMMER DRIVING TRIPS

Family visits to friends and relatives, a getaway to better summer weather or an annual vacation to some genuine tourist site; there are a couple of months left before school starts and the fall routine is established. Here are a few tips to make your summer travel a bit safer and more enjoyable: • Do […]

SUMMER IS THE MOST DEADLY SEASON FOR TEEN DRIVERS

According to a recent AAA study; during the 100 days of summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day an average of ten (10) people die every day from a crash involving a teen driver.  The study also confirmed that nearly sixty percent (60%) of those teen crashes involve distractions behind the wheel.  The statistics that […]

TRIPS TO FOLLOW YOUR APPETITE

    Although the World Champion BBQ was over with the Houston Rodeo in March, there are still some Texas cook-offs and appetite-tempting events that might justify some interesting trip plans for this year.  Here are a few choices that may stimulate your taste buds for a little journey: 1-2 (Labor Day weekend) Brady will […]

EARLY TRAVEL PLANNING

School will be over soon and it’s not too early to do some planning for summer getaways.  Even if you have a summer vacation planned, some nearby day-trips throughout the summer can be fun and even informative for you and the children in your family.   Without even leaving Houston there are a number of […]

SPRING ALLERGIES – BUT ALL YEAR LONG???

Yes, spring is generally the worst season for allergies but with approximately 50 million Americans who suffer from seasonal or indoor allergies, every season can bring some misery including itchy & watery eyes, sneezing and congestion.  Sound familiar?  Here is a look at those seasons and some ideas about reducing the allergic impact from what […]