Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 106 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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The Upcoming Election
September 30, 2008 – 12:35 pm | No Comment

I’ve been very excited about the upcoming presidential election. I love the diversity of the candidates and that so many people are interested and actively involved. However, I’ve become tired of …

Halloween, Health & Hope
September 26, 2008 – 4:52 pm | No Comment
Halloween, Health & Hope

Yes, the title will make sense, bear with me for a minute. October is a fun-filled month and a very busy month, full of great activities and opportunities. We are all back in the full …

Volunteering with National Charity League
September 26, 2008 – 10:23 am | No Comment

My daughter and I have done some wonderful volunteer jobs with our National Charity League group. We have delivered Meals on Wheels, worked with Special Needs Kids, helped with Sci-Tech kids crafts, and collected …

Plano Sports Academy: Lil’ Trax Program & Parent Academy
September 26, 2008 – 10:20 am | No Comment

The opportunities available to parents now compared to when my 14 year old was 4 is just exciting. My son missed out on so many opportunities to play a sport because new parents …

Why Does Time Have to Go So Slow?
September 25, 2008 – 5:41 am | No Comment

“Why does it take so long to grow up,” asked my almost 7-year old daughter as we were driving home from seeing Igor on the weekend at Studio Movie Grill. Igor, by the way, was …

Made of Sugar and Spice has redecorated!
September 24, 2008 – 8:57 am | No Comment

Made of Sugar and Spice is redecorating!McKinney
My daughter, Brittney, just loves to visit the Made of Sugar and Spice website. There are some fun pages for her to visit and some great activities to …

There is Pink Underwear on the Floor of My Office!
September 9, 2008 – 5:29 pm | No Comment

No, this post is not about sex, it’s about my kids making themselves at home wherever they are! I love my job, you’ve heard me say it before. I love the flexibility and the work …

A Dad’s Thoughts on His Son and Baseball
May 29, 2008 – 11:29 am | 3 Comments

by Mike Kravik
One of the best things about being the parent of a child who plays sports is having the opportunity to ride shot-gun with him on his journey through all the inevitable ups and …

The nicest thing I have heard in a long time!
May 28, 2008 – 5:32 pm | 2 Comments

My daughter and I were in the car the other day and lately, she has been asking a lot about homeschooling. “Why don’t you homeschool us?” she keeps asking. I tend to give a variety …

Dealing with my children’s pain
May 13, 2008 – 9:16 pm | One Comment

My son came in from playing outside with his hand rolled up in his t-shirt, a look of pain on his face. When I questioned him, he told me that he had gotten a splinter …