Helping Your Teens Set SMART Goals for the New Year
How SMART Goals help determine what should be categorized as a goal.
I really don’t like the word “resolution” – and I never set any New Year’s Resolutions for myself. The way I see it, if there is something I need to change about myself, I’m not going to wait until January 1st to make that change … I’d better get on with it right away! If you realize you’re eating too much cake, or that cigarettes cause cancer, you should make those changes immediately.
New Year’s Resolutions just don’t seem to stick. The unfortunate truth is that it’s become completely normal and accepted to flake out on our New Year’s Resolutions – the gym is packed to the gills in January, a little less crowded in February, and then back to only the regulars in March.
However, I do see the value in setting goals. Goals have a different feel than resolutions do. Resolutions have a negative connotation, don’t they? New Year’s Resolutions usually mean that you need to stop doing something you shouldn’t be doing. Read the full story »
What to Put in a Emergency Preparedness Pack
How to Prepare a Grab and Go Emergency Preparedness Kit
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Make Potty Training Funderway Day
5 Tips to Keep Your Potty Training Resolutions
With every new year comes New Year’s resolutions! From losing weight to quitting smoking lots of folks like to kick off the season with a personal goals, …
10 Retirement Planning Blunders for Moms to Avoid
10 Mistakes for Moms to Avoid for Retirement Planning
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Lone Star Circus Brings the Party to DCT with La Fete
Review of Lone Str Circus’ “La Fete”
Celebrating 10 years in DFW, Lone Star Circus opened their new holiday show La Fete at the Dallas Children’s Theater with dazzling, high spirited cirque performances and a festive, …
5 Ways to Make Weeknight Cooking Easy
How to Make Weeknight Cooking Easy
We’ve all done it. We’ve angled into that drive-thru lane because we were too tired to cook or, worse, too unprepared. We know fast food isn’t healthy. We cringe as …
5 Kwanzaa Crafts for Kids
Kwanzaa is a wonderful African tradition to teach your family about this holiday season, and there are many simple Kwanzaa crafts for kids that you will have fun creating as a family as you learn …
3 Easy Hanukkah Crafts for Kids
There are so many fun, simple and affordable Hanukkah crafts for kids, it was hard to choose just 3! I picked the ones that seemed easiest for younger kids but I also included to links …
Round Up of Hanukkah Crafts for Kids
There are so many fun, simple and affordable Hanukkah crafts for kids. Here are a few to choose from.
Hanukkah Crafts – Craft Stick Menorah
See La Fete from Lone Star Circus
Lone Star Circus Celebrates 10th Anniversary with All-New Holiday Show La Fête
Presented by Dallas Children’s Theater December 27, 2016 – January 1, 2017
A circus is certainly one of the greatest celebrations ever and Dallas’ very …