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August 10, 2013

‘Strictest Parents’ have returned



If you’re struggling in a class, we’ll do what’s necessary — tutoring, assisting with homework, etc. — to help you.
Curfew has been adjusted to suit school and work schedules. When you leave the nest, you will tell us where you’re going, with whom, what the plans are and when you’ll be home. Privileges and social time (and us being VERY IRRITATED) are the price you pay for noncompliance.
All four of us are very active, but we’ll get together for dinner as often as possible. Your TV time will be regulated. The computer will be off at certain hours. If you get bored and don’t have anything to do, the Strictest Parents in Duncan will suggest, “Read a book.”
Chris, when you’ve got a sports event, we’ll be there as often as possible. Same with your drama competitions or plays, Anthony. And you guys know your mom likes to volunteer to chaperone school activities. When that happens, y’all don’t have to act like you know us, but we’ll be there just the same.
We know there will be slip-ups. You may think I’m older than dirt, but I do remember being 18 and 14 — and so does Mom. Not all your decisions will be right, and because we’re not perfect parents we may not handle every situation correctly. All we ask is effort, and we’ll give you the same.
Thus far, you’ve both gotten “A’s” in that subject, which makes us extremely proud.
So, have a good school year.
We love you,
The Strictest Parents 
in Duncan
580-255-5354, Ext. 172

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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