Melted Crayon Hearts Valentine Craft
February 1, 2016 – 6:58 am | 5 Comments

Fun Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids!
Try this simple melted crayon hearts project with your kids. It is a good use of broken crayons and a fun way to teach kids about re-purposing items. This craft …

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Articles by Liz Mangelsdorf

I am a daughter, sister, wife and mother. My 2 kids who keep me busy remind me everyday not to take life too seriously. I try to live in the moment as much as possible as nothing speeds up the hands of time like having kids! My husband is an avid golfer, a hands on dad and my perfect partner. I can be a workaholic. I embrace technology, but am still married to my hand written calendar. I am a big sports fan and my greatest vice are magazines (can't leave the grocery store without one!)

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 …

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 …

10 Classic Children’s Books For Kids to Enjoy
August 27, 2015 – 11:46 am | No Comment
10 Classic Children’s Books For Kids to Enjoy

10 Classic Books Your Child Will Enjoy
Reading is the cornerstone of early learning. It engages the imagination and opens new doorways to adventure and possibilities. Early reading is a great way for parents to spend …

Swimming Safety Tips for Pre-Schoolers and Toddlers
August 3, 2015 – 4:20 pm | No Comment
Swimming Safety Tips for Pre-Schoolers and Toddlers

Hosting a Safe Pool Party for Your Preschool Child
If you own a home with a swimming pool, you are probably one of the most enjoyable places for neighborhood children to play. Preschool children love to …

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS!
July 24, 2015 – 3:31 pm | 5 Comments
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS!

Believe in the Unbelievable! LEGENDS from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around …

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

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 …

Helping Your Child Appreciate Cultural Differences
July 8, 2015 – 12:35 pm | No Comment
Helping Your Child Appreciate Cultural Differences

Helping Your Child Appreciate Cultural Differences
Children have a universal language of love, laughter, and acceptance. It doesn’t matter what culture they represent, the common denominator in the heart of a child is the desire to …

4th of July Craft: Festive Hand Print Wreath
June 30, 2015 – 2:05 pm | One Comment
4th of July Craft: Festive Hand Print Wreath

Easy craft for kids of all ages
Here’s a cute and easy craft that your kids will love making. It’s a great way to create a special keepsake too.

 Materials:

Paper plate
Scissors
Glue
Red and Blue construction paper
Pencil

Instructions:
1. Trace child’s …

Path to Toddler’s First Steps
June 29, 2015 – 2:51 pm | No Comment
Path to Toddler’s First Steps

Your Infant’s Path to the First Steps
Every childhood milestone is important from an infant’s first time rolling over to the first day of preschool, parent’s love to see their child growing and learning. Since every …

Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
June 22, 2015 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley at Dallas Children’s Theater Through July 12th
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley by Timothy Allen McDonald and Jonathan K. Waller with music by David Weinstein, Jonathan K. Waller, Timothy …