24 Great Patio Restaurants in Dallas Ft Worth
July 22, 2015 – 5:00 pm | 9 Comments

Best Places in DFW to Dine Alfresco
(Updated for 2015)
My favorite thing about our amazing Texas weather is dining “alfresco”. Perhaps it is my Oregon roots, but I have always been a big fan of the …

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DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids
October 1, 2015 – 12:23 pm | No Comment

Easy to Make DIY Halloween Costumes


Need DIY Halloween costume ideas? Here are a few easy to make costumes using everyday household items courtesy of RealSimple.com. Visit the site to learn how to make these fun DIY Halloween costumes!

Movie Director

When it’s time to yell “ACTION!”, this little guy takes the lead. His classic get-up (black pants, cardigan, bow tie, beret) is easy enough for any behind-the-scenes movie-maker to pull off. And since no high profile director steps on set without his essentials—megaphone and clapboard—get the simple how-tos for making them Read the full story »

Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes and Candy
September 30, 2015 – 7:17 pm | No Comment
Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes and Candy

Tips on How to Save On Halloween Costumes, Candy and Fun
by Stephanie Nelson, the Coupon Mom
Halloween is now reported to be the 2nd most expensive holiday of the year! Even though we don’t exchange expensive …

Is Your Child Overscheduled?
September 21, 2015 – 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 …

How Does Screen Time Affect Kids Sleep?
September 20, 2015 – 2:16 pm | No Comment
How Does Screen Time Affect Kids Sleep?

How does Screen Time and the Use of Technology Affect our Children’s Sleep and Health?
Screens are ubiquitous in our lives and our kids’ lives.  They are abundant and we use gadgets without realizing that some of …

Asthma, Allergies & Pregnancy
September 17, 2015 – 10:45 am | No Comment
Asthma, Allergies & Pregnancy

How to Treat Asthma and Allergies During Pregnancy
You are expecting! This is an exciting time filled with hope and expectations; however, for many women it can be filled with questions and concerns due to asthma. …

5 Fall Crafts for Kids
September 14, 2015 – 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.

Ways to Celebrate Moving up to Preschool
September 14, 2015 – 1:33 pm | No Comment
Ways to Celebrate Moving up to Preschool

Fun and Simple Ways to Celebrate Moving Up To Preschool
There are few sights more delightful that the sparkle in the eyes of a toddler who has grown beyond a foundational program and is moving up …

Stay at Home Moms, Working Dads…finding the balance
September 14, 2015 – 12:25 pm | No Comment
Stay at Home Moms, Working Dads…finding the balance

Setting Expectations and Compromising to Find Balance
Stay at home moms often express frustration with husbands who don’t or won’t help around the house. Often dad is happy to play with the kids, but wants a …

North Texas Giving Day is Thursday
September 13, 2015 – 9:10 pm | No Comment
North Texas Giving Day is Thursday

Stretch Your Donation Dollars on North Texas Giving Day
With this year’s North Texas Giving Day set for September 17, area nonprofits are already gearing up for another exhilarating day of giving. In just six one-day …

Fancy Nancy: The Musical at Dallas Children’s Theater
September 12, 2015 – 9:22 pm | No Comment
Fancy Nancy: The Musical at Dallas Children’s Theater

Parlez-vous francais?
Dallas Children’s Theater Season opener Fancy Nancy: The Musical will have families dancing and discovering what it truly means to be fancy!
The trés irresistible world of the fanciest, funniest kid to ever take the …

Family Mealtime is Important
September 7, 2015 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
Family Mealtime is Important

How to Get Your Family Back to the Dinner Table for Family Mealtime
by Laurie Barenblat
It may seem simple, but eating together as a family has been proven to be very beneficial. Studies have found the …