Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth and Surrounding Communities
September 11, 2017 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments

Pumpkins, Hayrides, Corn Mazes and more!
Dallas – Ft. Worth and Surrounding Communities.
(Updated for 2017)

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches that offer an array of family friendly activities like …

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Summer Fun Coloring Pages
June 2, 2017 – 6:25 am | No Comment
Summer Fun Coloring Pages

Summer Fun Coloring Pages
It’s hot outside, the kids are bored and you have exhausted all your ideas for summer fun and it’s too early to go to the pool.

Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads
May 25, 2017 – 6:58 am | One Comment
Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

10 Ways Dads can be more involved in parenting their kids
by Jennifer M. Koontz
Let’s face it, sometimes fathers feel a bit left out. They may feel a little unsure of their abilities in the parenting …

Vegan and Gluten Free Caribbean Red Bean, Spinach and Potato Curry Recipe
May 13, 2017 – 8:47 pm | No Comment
Vegan and Gluten Free Caribbean Red Bean, Spinach and Potato Curry Recipe

To combine the Caribbean staples of beans, potato and greens is to invite the sunshine of the islands to dinner or lunch. This dish works hot as a vegetarian main course or cold as a …

Gluten Free Mothers Day Brunch Pancake Recipe
April 29, 2017 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Gluten Free Mothers Day Brunch Pancake Recipe

Mother’s Day, breakfast in bed, a single rose on a beautiful tray… myth or reality?
 
I don’t think I have ever been served breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day but I have been made breakfast. Being …

Easter Egg Decorating Idea #3: Painted Bling Eggs
March 30, 2017 – 7:57 am | 4 Comments
Easter Egg Decorating Idea #3: Painted Bling Eggs

What’s in Your Craft Closet?
I was at Michael’s last week to pick up some river stones for our bathroom sink, what a neat idea to freshen up a room and add a spa feel, but …

Easter Egg Decorating Idea # 2 – Doodled Eggs
March 29, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Easter Egg Decorating Idea # 2 – Doodled Eggs

Easter is one of my favorite holidays and I have such fond memories of decorating eggs with my mom and then enjoying the huge Easter egg hunts at Granny’s house with all of my many …

Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth
March 27, 2017 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth

Encouraging Kids to Help Around the House Makes them feel Valued
Putting one’s house in order can help get your child’s inner self in order too. Remember how good it feels to fold and put laundry …

Easter Egg Decorating Idea #1: Papier Mache
March 26, 2017 – 6:28 pm | 2 Comments
Easter Egg Decorating Idea #1: Papier Mache

Easter Egg Decorating Idea #1: Papier Mache
 
I found this cute idea for making Easter Egg Placecard holders and decided it would be fun to do. I am on a quest this year for creative ideas …

10 Tips for a Successful STAAR Testing Week
March 20, 2017 – 10:08 am | No Comment
10 Tips for a Successful STAAR Testing Week

Here are 10 ways to help our children be successful with STAAR testing
 
Whether we agree with standardized testing or not is a non-issue when it comes to our children in the classroom. They have to …

17 Green and Gluten Free Foods for St Patricks Day
March 13, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
17 Green and Gluten Free Foods for St Patricks Day

 17 Green and Gluten Free Foods for St. Patrick’s Day
Your kids will get a kick out of seeing a table covered in green food and they might be surprised by all of the foods they …