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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Family Mealtime is Important
September 19, 2017 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
Family Mealtime is Important

How to Get Your Family Back to the Dinner Table for Family Mealtime
It may seem simple, but eating together as a family has been proven to be very beneficial. Studies have found the frequency of …

How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween
September 17, 2017 – 6:58 pm | One Comment
How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween

Raising a Trustworthy Tween
Lecturing your tween may not achieve the results you want. Encouraging him to talk about his behavior honestly without feeling put on the spot may help more. Here are some tips on …

3 Simple Tips to Make Bedtime Stress Free
September 6, 2017 – 7:31 am | No Comment
3 Simple Tips to Make Bedtime Stress Free

 
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 …

Stranger Danger: How to Keep Kids Safe in Public Places
August 28, 2017 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Stranger Danger: How to Keep Kids Safe in Public Places

Stranger Danger: Keeping Kids Safe in Public Places
One of the challenges parents face in keeping kids safe is how to communicate important safety measures while at the same time, ensuring children aren’t unduly wary of …

Internet Safety Tips for Kids
August 25, 2017 – 6:53 am | No Comment
Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Internet Safety for Kids
It is easy to be so busy thinking about protecting your children in the real world that you don’t spend enough time thinking about how to protect them on online. Although the …

Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Chores
August 23, 2017 – 8:57 pm | No Comment
Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Tips on How to Encourage Kids to do Chores
I was recently asked to share my thoughts on helping parents find practical solutions for involving their children in chores and responsibilities around their home.  Disclaimer to …

Transitioning Tweens: The Leap to Middle School
August 22, 2017 – 6:10 am | One Comment
Transitioning Tweens: The Leap to Middle School

Helping your child transition to junior high school
Whether your school district transitions students from elementary to middle school in sixth grade or seventh, it can be a difficult time for kids, and parents, as well.  …

Helping Kids Heal: When Your Child Needs Psychotherapy
August 18, 2017 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Helping Kids Heal: When Your Child Needs Psychotherapy

Helping a Child who is Entering Psychotherapy
We prepare children for all sorts of things in life—a new babysitter, the first day of school, the arrival of a new sibling. Preparation is important because children, like …

How to Recognize and Deal with Back to School Stressors
August 16, 2017 – 7:37 am | No Comment
How to Recognize and Deal with Back to School Stressors

Top 5 Back to School Stressors and How to Bust Them
While the start of a new school year comes with excitement for kids, it also comes with stress. It’s common for kids to feel overwhelmed …

How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time
August 14, 2017 – 7:12 am | No Comment
How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time

5 Tips for Mom’s Back-to-School Sanity
1.  Heal self-defeating thoughts: “I stunk at math and my kids will stink too!” This was my greatest self-sabotaging thought as a Mom, and I had to heal! As Moms …