2015 Guide to DFW Summer Camps and Kids Activities
March 16, 2015 – 7:12 pm | 20 Comments

13th Annual Guide to Summer Camps
and Kids Activities

Whether you live in Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Frisco, Richardson, Grapevine or Arlington, North Texas Kids can help you find the perfect summer camps for your child.
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Does Your Child Have a Hidden Visual Spatial Challenge?
May 26, 2015 – 10:29 am | No Comment

Visual Spatial Challenges

Psychologist Shares 3 Therapeutic Activities for Kids with Visual Spatial Issues

Most children learn in infancy that they can grab a familiar treat and put it in their mouth, and the good taste will make them happy. They use sight, smell, taste and touch to identify the treat, and movement to reach for it and to pop it in their mouth. Read the full story »

Transitioning Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed
May 24, 2015 – 3:28 pm | No Comment
Transitioning Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed

How and When to Transition Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed
by Visa Shanmugam
It’s that time and you can’t believe it’s here.  How did your baby grow up so quickly?  How can they be …

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day
May 22, 2015 – 9:29 am | No Comment
American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, “Hike Through History”
The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. to host June 6 “Hike Through History” as part of American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day 2015

Five Outdoor Activities the Whole Family Can Enjoy
May 19, 2015 – 3:59 pm | No Comment
Five Outdoor Activities the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Five Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors as a Family
Who doesn’t love summer? It’s a time of family gatherings and picnics, yearly vacations and lounging in the shade on hot afternoons. Those warm summer days are …

How to Help Your Child Get Over a Fear of the Dark
May 18, 2015 – 6:31 pm | No Comment
How to Help Your Child Get Over a Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark:
Rite of Passage or Destructive Emotion?
If you go to the library to find some resources on helping your children get over the fear of the dark; you’ll probably be hard pressed to …

10 Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
May 18, 2015 – 5:37 pm | No Comment
10 Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas

Patriotic Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
These sweet treats are ideal for your table whether you’re serving for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day. Enjoy!

Flank Steak With Roasted Balsamic Veggies
May 17, 2015 – 6:46 pm | No Comment
Flank Steak With Roasted Balsamic Veggies

Grilled Flank Steak and Roasted Balsamic Veggies
Here’s a great recipe for a savory low carb steak and vegetables entrees. Nothing beats the caramelized sweetness of roasted veggies, and the balsamic vinegar gives it a nice …

Tips on How to Reduce Clutter in Your Home
May 11, 2015 – 1:35 pm | No Comment
Tips on How to Reduce Clutter in Your Home

3 Tips for Finding your Windex in the Clutter
by Lorraine Brock
Years ago when my husband and I were first married, we had a glass-topped kitchenette table. I remember one day my brother-in-law had just finished …

Free Printable: Toddler Learning Game ‘I Have’
May 11, 2015 – 7:37 am | No Comment
Free Printable: Toddler Learning Game ‘I Have’

Here’s a fun game we found on Jumpstart.com. Great for visual development, attention span and language development. Just click on the image to download or print the worksheet.

How to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’ with Your Child
May 10, 2015 – 6:13 am | No Comment
How to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’ with Your Child

Keep Your Kids Motivated to Learn and Avoid the Summer Slide
By Jeanne Clements
The undisputed research on “summer slide,” the concept of students forgetting what they have learned or students slipping out of practice during the …

Kids and Lawn Mower Safety Tips
May 9, 2015 – 2:42 pm | No Comment
Kids and Lawn Mower Safety Tips

How to Keep Kids Safe Around LawnMowers
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), issues the following safety tips about children and lawn mower safety.