Guide to 75+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 1, 2022 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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Articles by Mina Frannea

A Mom to eight-year-old twins, my life is zany, unpredictable, yet richly rewarding. Thank goodness for my wonderfully supportive hubby who keeps me grounded. I write about life in general, family friendly activities around town, recipes I want to share, and crafts that keep my twins busy and happy. For more posts by me, visit my personal blog themomsjournal.com.

DCT’s Madeline’s Christmas is a Must See Magical Adventure!
December 3, 2011 – 8:02 pm | 3 Comments
DCT’s Madeline’s Christmas is a Must See Magical Adventure!

Dallas Children’s Theater’s production of “Madeline’s Christmas,” a musical adaptation based on the popular series of Madeline books by Ludwig Bemelmans, is a holiday show you won’t want to miss! A brilliant opening night youth cast …

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Spooky Symphony was Super Fun!
November 7, 2011 – 7:06 pm | 10 Comments
Spooky Symphony was Super Fun!

by Mina Frannea
My family recently had the pleasure of attending the Spooky Symphony, one of the productions of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) Family Symphony Series. This performance featured all the instrument families–Strings, Percussion, Woodwinds …

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Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales Review
October 29, 2011 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales Review

by Mina Frannea
When I told my twins that we would be attending Disney Live’s Three Classic Fairy Tales, I got mixed reviews. My 8-year-old daughter’s face slowly grew into the  biggest smile ever and my …

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DCT’s “Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day” is Terribly Good FUN for the Whole Family!
September 27, 2011 – 12:55 pm | 4 Comments
DCT’s “Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day” is Terribly Good FUN for the Whole Family!

By Mina Frannea
Dallas Children’s Theater’s adaptation of Judith Viorst’s classic children’s book, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day, is a resounding FUN start to DCT’s new season. Scott Zenreich is perfect for …

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