Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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Some of Life’s Greatest Lessons: Learned as a Child, Forgotten as an Adult
March 4, 2012 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Some of Life’s Greatest Lessons: Learned as a Child, Forgotten as an Adult

Tips on How to Deal with Stressful Situations
 
By Shannon Alexander, M.Ed, LPCi
Children learn important life lessons; lessons that enhance their entire life.  Young children are innocent, non-judgmental, enthusiastic, and energetic about life and their surroundings: …

Dallas Children’s Theater Calls Out Teen Bullying in The Secret Lives of Girls
February 23, 2012 – 3:00 pm | 5 Comments
Dallas Children’s Theater Calls Out Teen Bullying in The Secret Lives of Girls

Teen bullying is more prevalent than
you might think
 
by Mina Frannea
According to familyfirstaid.org, almost 30 percent of teenagers in the United States are involved in school bullying. Thirty percent represents about 5.7 million kids who are …

Getting Kids to Help with Chores
February 17, 2012 – 7:00 am | 4 Comments
Getting Kids to Help with Chores

Coaching Kids Through Spring Cleaning Chores
by Dr. Caron Goode
On the surface, coaching kids to do chores seems like no more than getting children to pick up around the house. Coaching kids to pitch in regularly …

6 Tips on How to Create a Better Morning Routine with Kids
February 15, 2012 – 3:00 pm | No Comment
6 Tips on How to Create a Better Morning Routine with Kids

Do you have a child who is hard to wake up in the morning? Or a child who dawdles for what seems like hours? Or the child who scrambles to find her homework while you are already waiting in the car? Oops, forgot to brush her teeth, tie his shoes, can’t find his… The list goes on and on. Mornings can be a big challenge for many families and even in our house, where most mornings go smoothly, there are certainly days where everything seems to fall apart and we are late getting out the door for school and work.

7 Internet Safety Tips for Kids
February 12, 2012 – 3:01 pm | No Comment
7 Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Internet Safety: Guidelines to Keeping Kids Safe Online
 
By Frances Archer
Like many parents with young children, I wondered how early and how often my young daughter should be on the computer. The advice experts’ offer was …

10 Ways to Knock Out Your Kid’s Clutter
February 6, 2012 – 9:50 am | 2 Comments
10 Ways to Knock Out Your Kid’s Clutter

By Kerrie McLoughlin
Kids are born with clutter. Think about all their teeny weeny clothes, shoes, diapers and toys. Then come the wipes, bottles, stuffed animals, blankets, paperwork and so much more in the Clutter Parade. …

LOVE is an action word: Tangible Ways to Connect to Your Child
February 2, 2012 – 3:00 pm | One Comment
LOVE is an action word: Tangible Ways to Connect to Your Child

by Dr. Caron Goode
While saying “I love you” expresses how you feel to your child, when you’re able to clearly communicate your love in a tangible way that your child understands, there’s no chance your …

The Toddler Years: What to Expect
January 30, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 3 Comments
The Toddler Years: What to Expect

Help! My beautiful baby has turned into a terrible toddler!
 
by Adina Rich
When you are in the sleep deprived state of parenting a newborn, it inevitably leads to the wondrous imaginings of toddlerdom. Oh, they will …

New Sex Education Standards Released for Kindergarten through 12th Grade
January 15, 2012 – 9:26 pm | One Comment
New Sex Education Standards Released for Kindergarten through 12th Grade

by Mina Frannea
Recently, a national coalition including  The American Association of Health Education, The American School Health Association, The National Education Association – Health Information Network and The Society of State Leaders of Health and …

How to Raise A Happy Child
January 5, 2012 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
How to Raise A Happy Child

by Caron Goode
In a world where violence and bullying seem to be common, some parents are wondering how we help our children be happy and successful. Happy children have good self-esteem, demonstrate resilience, and feel …