12 Valentine ideas for School
February 2, 2018 – 8:00 am | One Comment

Round Up: 12 Ideas for Classroom Valentines
If you’re looking ideas for Valentines for school, here are a few cute ones to choose from. You’ll find both candy and non-candy Valentine ideas.
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Toddler Birthday Places Dallas
March 7, 2012 – 8:51 pm | No Comment
Toddler Birthday Places Dallas

Looking for Toddler Birthday Places in Dallas?
 
We’ve got a list of suggestions for you around the Dallas Ft Worth area for birthday party places that cater to toddlers and preschoolers.
When thinking about inviting a gaggle …

5 Kids Birthday Party Favors that Double as Party Activities
February 24, 2012 – 6:05 pm | 3 Comments
5 Kids Birthday Party Favors that Double as Party Activities

5 Party Favors
That won’t end up on the floor of the car
or cause cavities
 
As a working mom, I don’t always have time to do the research, make something precious (my kids have received wonderful favors …

Scouting for Food: Boy Scouts of America
February 16, 2012 – 3:00 pm | One Comment
Scouting for Food: Boy Scouts of America

Support Local Food Banks by Donating to Scouting for Food this Saturday, Feb 18th
 
by Mina Frannea
Scouting for Food is the largest door-to-door food collection effort in the Dallas-Fort Worth area benefiting more than 45 assistance …

Unique Coloring Book and Stickers from Putumayo Kids Teach about Global Culture
October 26, 2011 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
Unique Coloring Book and Stickers from Putumayo Kids Teach about Global Culture

by Mina Frannea
Putumayo Kids, best known for producing children’s music that entertains, educates and inspires cultural curiosity, recently launched their World Culture Collection–coloring books and sticker collections about Africa, Europe and Latin America. I had an opportunity …

Tips to Knowing if your Child is ready for Sports Activities
September 14, 2011 – 10:36 am | One Comment
Tips to Knowing if your Child is ready for Sports Activities

Individual sporting activities and “non-traditional” team sports lead to wonderful learning experiences for children. Keeping your kids active and interacting more with peers are both valuable to a young child’s development. I was a competitive figure skater growing up – I competed individually and as part of a team – so I had the best of both kinds of sporting experiences.

Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast
July 29, 2011 – 7:41 am | No Comment
Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast

While we waited for the food to be prepared, we were able to visit with several members of the circus, including Andre McClain, America’s Favorite Cowboy and his fiance Danielle Diamboli, who is a dancer and a snake charmer originally from Brazil. They are pictured here with Maggie. We also met George Caceres of The Flying Caceres. He is a third generation performer and trapeze artist.

Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip
May 18, 2011 – 6:31 am | No Comment
Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip

Planning on taking a camping trip soon in this wonderful spring weather? In my Everything Organized blog post this month, I will share with you useful ideas for organizing your trip from what to pack, locations to camp, and of course having fun around the campfire.