Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 106 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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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!)

3 Tips to Transform Bedtime
September 30, 2016 – 7:31 am | No Comment
3 Tips to Transform Bedtime

 
Every night your tween’s body begs for sleep. And every night your child resists it. It’s no fun. Here are three simple tips to make bedtime stress free to ensure a long night’s sleep.
Zoned zero …

Back-to-School Plan for your Tween
August 5, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Back-to-School Plan for your Tween

Yikes! Summer is Almost Over! Here are some tips for a Back-to-School Plan for Your Tween

 
Returning to school need not be stressful. I’ve developed an easy back to school plan for you and your tween. …

Helping Your Child Transition to Preschool
July 18, 2016 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Helping Your Child Transition to Preschool

How to Make Easier for Your Child to Transition to Preschool
Is it just us or is summer flying by?! Before you know it, stores will line their shelves with pencils, binders, paper and all kinds …

Inexpensive Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
June 21, 2016 – 10:40 am | No Comment
Inexpensive Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Staying Cool this Summer Without Spending a Whole Lot
Summer is finally here! In addition to the fun family vacations and school-free days, the summer brings the heat. While children seem to not even be phased …

How to Minimize Back Talk
June 2, 2016 – 8:07 am | No Comment
How to Minimize Back Talk

3 Simple Ways to Minimize Back Talk
As parents we dream of the days when our children will take their first steps, say their first words and become more independent. While we love to celebrate milestones …

Eat up the Fun at Taste of Dallas
May 17, 2016 – 11:56 am | No Comment
Eat up the Fun at Taste of Dallas

Taste of Dallas, June 3-5 at Fair Park
It’s the intersection of food, art and music that make this a unique celebration
Taste of Dallas is celebrating its 30th annual festival with 13 areas dedicated to food, …

Why do extra curricular activities?
May 17, 2016 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Why do extra curricular activities?

Your Child Can Benefit From Extra Curricular Activities But Don’t Over-Commit
Springtime has arrived! As the winter coats are being tucked away, families are dusting off old baseball gloves and soccer balls to enjoy the beautiful, …

Win Tickets to See Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert in Concert this June
May 2, 2016 – 5:19 pm | 30 Comments
Win Tickets to See Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert in Concert this June

Win 4 Tickets to see Kenny Chesney Live in Concert Saturday June 4th @ 5pm
(See giveaway below)
The Spread the Love Tour hits the DFW area on June 4 at AT&T Stadium with Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert …

Native Plants & Prairies Day – Free Family Event
April 17, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Native Plants & Prairies Day – Free Family Event

NATIVE PLANTS & PRAIRIES DAY
Join us for an exciting and Free fun day on the lake April 30th!
The North Texas Master Naturalists will host its third annual Native Plants & Prairies Day on Saturday, April 30, …

Family Symphony Sundays: Two Movie Magic Concerts
April 7, 2016 – 1:20 pm | No Comment
Family Symphony Sundays: Two Movie Magic Concerts

Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents Family Symphony Sundays Movie Magic
 
The Plano Symphony presents the all new Family Symphony Sundays featuring Movie Magic. Come see marionettes from Le Theatre de Marionette as they dance and perform to …