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Big Fat Lies Moms Believe—Practical Tips to Break Free of Your Inner Critic February 2012

Big Fat Lies Moms Believe—Practical Tips to Break Free of Your Inner Critic

I don’t know about you, but when I became a mom I also became more self-critical. It was as if when I gave birth to my daughter, I also gave birth to a new clan of Inner Critics whose mission was to create a swirl of negative thoughts in my head. I like to call these addictive negative thoughts Big Fat Lies.

Put More Fun in Family Game Night! February 2012

Put More Fun in Family Game Night!

Did you love reading about the fun games last month? We’ve got more games – and more giveaways! – to entertain your family.

TechJOYnT Offers Exciting Ways to Learn about Technology February 2012

TechJOYnT Offers Exciting Ways to Learn about Technology

TechJOYnT is a hands-on after-school education academy based on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). Seeking to fill in a gap left by many sports- and arts-based extracurricular activities, TechJOYnT is a place for kids to learn and experience STEAM concepts with hands-on learning and mentoring by today’s professionals

February Question of the Month—Dealing with Sibling Rivalry February 2012

February Question of the Month—Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Our January Question of the Month asked our readers to share their best strategies for dealing with sibling rivalry. Read their thoughts and advice here!

Tips for Fighting Childhood Obesity February 2012

Tips for Fighting Childhood Obesity

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, studies show that an obese 10 – 13 year old child has an 80 percent greater chance of becoming an obese adult than a non-obese child of the same age. Children of obese parents have the same increased risk.

Consumers Alerted to Return Possible Contaminated Food Products February 2012

Consumers Alerted to Return Possible Contaminated Food Products

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is alerting consumers to check for possible contaminated food products from Allison’s Gourmet Kitchens.

Developmental Screenings Offered at Metro Libraries February 2012

Developmental Screenings Offered at Metro Libraries

The Child Guidance program at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department will offer developmental screenings for children birth to five years old at OKC metro area libraries, in the areas of speech, language, development, and behavior.

OKC Thunder Launches Black History Heroes Challenge January 2012

OKC Thunder Launches Black History Heroes Challenge

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s annual Black History Heroes Challenge, presented by Sprite, is underway and all Oklahoma students are invited to submit their entry by Saturday, Feb. 4.

Wardrobe Savings Tips for Working Moms with Style January 2012

Wardrobe Savings Tips for Working Moms with Style

For any mom taking on new 9 to 5 with duties that go beyond diapers and dinner, your wardrobe will likely need a makeover. However, sprucing up your business style doesn't have to drain your kids' college funds nor limit your options. Here are 8 tips to help you update your wardrobe with fashionable work-wear on a budget.

SandRidge Energy to Fund Youth Pavilion and Adventure Attractions January 2012

SandRidge Energy to Fund Youth Pavilion and Adventure Attractions

Oklahoma City-area youth will have access to a variety of adventure activities at a new youth pavilion planned for the Boathouse District. The OKC Boathouse Foundation recently announced that SandRidge Energy is donating funds for construction of a youth pavilion and adventure attractions in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River.

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