Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area
September 19, 2014 – 7:00 pm | No Comment

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches!
 
You don’t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your favorite pumpkin. There …

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Internet Safety Tips for Kids
September 30, 2014 – 11:53 am | No Comment

Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety: How to Protect Kids Online

 

by Erica L. Fener, Ph.D.

It is easy to be so busy thinking about protecting your children in the real world that you don’t spend enough time thinking about how to protect them on online. Although the Internet offers many opportunities for education and entertainment for both kids and adults, it also presents a number of risks and challenges. For example, it is not uncommon for people to share personal details without realizing the serious risks associated with giving out contact information so it’s important to keep Internet safety in mind. Read the full story »

6 Ways to Read Your Teenager’s Body Language
September 30, 2014 – 6:27 am | No Comment
6 Ways to Read Your Teenager’s Body Language

Six Body Language Signals Which Say Your Child or Teenager May Be Lying  To You
 
by Dr. Lillian Glass
You notice that your teens’ behavior has changed, at first you attribute it to hormones and pubertal growing …

Reasons to Get Kids Involved in Volunteering
September 22, 2014 – 1:48 pm | No Comment
Reasons to Get Kids Involved in Volunteering

Top 10 Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Volunteer

Getting kids into volunteering builds character, develops empathy and allows them to learn about their community. Here are ten reasons why it’s important to get your kids …

Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area
September 19, 2014 – 7:00 pm | No Comment
Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches!
 
You don’t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your favorite pumpkin. There …

5 Fall Crafts for Kids
September 18, 2014 – 5:28 pm | No Comment
5 Fall Crafts for Kids

5 Fun Fall Crafts for Kids
Here are a few fun projects your kids can enjoy this fall.

Is Your Child Overscheduled?
September 18, 2014 – 2:03 pm | No Comment
Is Your Child Overscheduled?

Is Your Child Overscheduled? Down Time is Important for Kids
Kids are busier than ever.  Between a full schedule during the school day and all the extracurricular activities after school, when does a kid have time …

Fall Recipes: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pancakes
September 18, 2014 – 10:05 am | No Comment
Fall Recipes: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes
Big thanks to Maggie Savage, the publisher and recipe developer for BalancedPlatter.com, for her permission to share this fabulous recipe for pumpkin pancakes with you.

Puree:
7 eggs
1 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 …

North Texas Giving Day is Thursday, Sept 18th
September 16, 2014 – 10:22 am | No Comment
North Texas Giving Day is Thursday, Sept 18th

Stretch Your Donation Dollars on North Texas Giving Day
Thursday, Sept 18, 2014 (6am – midnight) is North Texas Giving Day, your opportunity to support more than 1,500 certified non-profit organizations in North Texas by enabling …

Teaching Kids to How Manage Time
September 15, 2014 – 6:12 pm | No Comment
Teaching Kids to How Manage Time

How to Teach Kids to Manage Time
by Lorraine Brock
As many of my readers know I am a mom of three boys, and while my youngest is now 17, I am still helping him learn to …

Home Safety Tips for Babies and Toddlers
September 15, 2014 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Home Safety Tips for Babies and Toddlers

September is Baby Safety Month: Use These Home Safety Tips
September is Baby Safety Month September is Baby Safety Month and is a good time to do a thorough walk through the home to ensure all …

Prevent Childhood Obesity by Making Changes Now
September 14, 2014 – 9:40 am | One Comment
Prevent Childhood Obesity by Making Changes Now

The ABC’s of a Healthy Child
 
Guest post by Dr Angela Mix, DO, Pediatrician
Can you really teach your child to become active and healthy?  Yes, you can. And no, it doesn’t have to be a struggle.  …