Category: In the news

Camp Careful all over town

Hi friends! Hope you had a wonderful holiday season with your families and a great start to 2019. Camp Careful has had a busy month, getting some press in the Greater Waco Chamber Business magazine recently and booking lots of events. Check out the Chamber article here: https://wacochamber.com/2019/01/a-waco-advocate-an-interview-with-dr-soo-battle/ On January 14th, I spoke at the … Read More

Your Kid’s Addiction to His or Her “USB drive”

Well, we’re one month into the school year and the kids are busy memorizing hundreds of Spanish words, trying to figure out high school geometry at 10pm, and juggling sports/after school activities. Maybe your kid is working on a project or writing an English paper and using his USB drive to save his work. You … Read More

“Show Dogs” movie–THUMBS DOWN for me

School’s out for most of our kids this weekend and we’ll all be scrambling to find something for our kids to do when they start saying, “Mommmmm, I’m bored!!” I don’t know about you, but I’m trying to figure out how to entertain my kids who otherwise would be watching slime videos, playing Fortnite, or … Read More

It’s April!! Pinwheel season is upon us!

April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month and the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims & Children is asking you to help spread the message that all children deserve a happy, carefree childhood.  How can you help?? Great question! An easy & beautiful way to support is to donate $20 to the Advocacy Center and … Read More

What was the point of all that? And new Camp Careful classes!

It’s May 1st and the end of April’s Child & Sexual Abuse Awareness month. Waco and its surrounding communities were SO supportive of the Advocacy Center’s #pinwheelsforprevention campaign. I’m personally so thankful for the dozens of supportive friends and neighbors who donated and received pinwheels. At final count, I delivered 82 pinwheels to friends and neighbors who raised $1800+. … Read More

Pinwheels for Prevention

April is Sexual Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month. How can you help?? Great question! An easy & beautiful way to support is to donate $20 to the Advocacy Center and receive a pinwheel for your front yard. Inspire others to place a pinwheel in their yard through the month of April and speak out against child … Read More

The best map to use

I love map apps. My friends just introduced me to Waze this past weekend, and oh my gosh, I love it! I use Google Maps on my phone and Waze to check for traffic/cops/hazards. My friends and family say I drive fast (not TOO fast), and these map apps help me get to my destination … Read More

What your kids shouldn’t be sniffing this fall

It’s that time of year again. Flu vaccination time! Most local pediatric offices have received flu vaccines are already administering them. I got mine today at work. Unfortunately, the flu nasal spray vaccine (commonly known as Flumist) is not recommended this year because of decreased effectiveness with last year’s flu strains. So no SNIFFING this … Read More

New classes; The blame game

Hello! The next Camp Careful classes will be held on June 9th (Thursday) at First United Methodist Church in Waco.  The 3-6 year old class is at 2:15pm and the 7-14 year old class is at 3:00pm. There is another set of classes on June 13th (Monday) at 10:15am for the little kids and 11:00am for the big kids. … Read More

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