North Texas Irish Festival First Weekend in March
February 9, 2018 – 9:34 pm | No Comment

36th Annual North Texas Irish Festival Returns to Fair Park March 2nd – 4th
The music, the dancing the cultural talent, education and family-friendly atmosphere is all found at the North Texas Irish Festival, which returns …

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Helping Your Teens Set SMART Goals for the New Year
January 2, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Helping Your Teens Set SMART Goals for the New Year

How SMART Goals help determine what should be categorized as a goal.
I really don’t like the word “resolution” – and I never set any New Year’s Resolutions for myself. The way I see it, if …

Make Potty Training Funderway Day
December 31, 2016 – 8:04 am | No Comment
Make Potty Training Funderway Day

5 Tips to Keep Your Potty Training Resolutions
With every new year comes New Year’s resolutions! From losing weight to quitting smoking lots of folks like to kick off the season with a personal goals, …

Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
November 26, 2016 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays

How to Help Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
For those going through a divorce, the holiday season can be very difficult and painful, particularly for children.  As a parent, there are several things you …

Seven Simple Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude
November 10, 2016 – 10:49 am | One Comment
Seven Simple Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

Teaching Kids About Gratitude
Gratitude is more than an attitude. Recent studies show that grateful people are happier, more resilient, and less depressed. They also have higher self-esteem and better relationships. These results prove that gratitude …

Are You a Hypocritical Parent?
November 5, 2016 – 7:50 am | No Comment
Are You a Hypocritical Parent?

How to Avoid Being a Hypocritical Parent
You are your child’s first teacher.  You teach them to talk and walk, what to eat, how to read and how to bully other children.  Wait, what?  Children will …

6 Tips on How to Handle Power Struggles with your Children
November 4, 2016 – 8:00 am | No Comment
6 Tips on How to Handle Power Struggles with your Children

Ways to Handle Power Struggles with Your Kids
All children love to engage parents in power struggles at one time or another, but they commonly end up being no-win situations as the parent and child each …

Tips for a Child’s First Cell Phone
November 2, 2016 – 7:31 am | No Comment
Tips for a Child’s First Cell Phone

With the holidays right around the corner, many parents may consider surprising their child with their first cell phone.  According to the Pew ­Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, the typical American gets their …

How to Handle Reluctant Learners
September 18, 2016 – 2:00 pm | No Comment
How to Handle Reluctant Learners

Reluctant Learners: Keep your Son Engaged with Learning
Parents of boys are more aware than anyone when their bright, eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade, after which they go from engaged to unengaged, …

6 Ways to Read Your Teenager’s Body Language
August 29, 2016 – 6:27 am | No Comment
6 Ways to Read Your Teenager’s Body Language

Six Body Language Signals Which Say Your Child or Teenager May Be Lying  To You
 
You notice that your teens’ behavior has changed, at first you attribute it to hormones and pubertal growing pains . But …

Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities
August 24, 2016 – 6:31 pm | No Comment
Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities

Minimize Units of Concern by Allowing Kids to Take Ownership of Their Responsibilities
 
Have you ever noticed that when you want your kids (or spouse or anyone, for that matter) to get something done,  that the …