Posts Tagged: back to school

Tax Free Weekend What You Need To Know

You know the school year is about to begin when it’s the Tax-Free Weekend. The Texas Comptroller’s Office says that shoppers will save $87 million in state and local taxes this weekend. Before you head out to shop here are a few things you need to know: The break point is for items $100.00 or… Read more »

Giant Backpacks Linked To Injuries

A Dallas area Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon warns of the physical dangers to your child from carrying a heavy back-pack.  Dr. Ray Bosita points out that school children may suffer from various problems from a poor fitting back-pack. That cool back-pack my cause lower back pain, shoulder pain and headaches. Your child’s back-pack should weight about 10 percent… Read more »