Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 104 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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That Look Between Moms
August 4, 2008 – 11:18 am | No Comment

You know it, we’ve all given and received “the look”. The one where we roll our eyes and apologize for something our children did. I am in Petite Riviere, Nova Scotia (far eastern Canada just …

The Unraveling Thread – great summer read
July 26, 2008 – 10:59 am | No Comment

I just finished reading The Unraveling Thread by Priscilla Cogan. This book is a great summer read, it is fast paced and the characters interesting. At the same time, it is a great look into …

Spectacular Cakes
July 25, 2008 – 9:59 am | One Comment

Spectacular Cakes
Choosing a cake can be so difficult when your child is into so many different things. Claire, the owner of Spectacular Cakes, helped me by creating a cake that fit my daughter’s personality …

Blue Thunder Baseball & Family Time
July 25, 2008 – 9:58 am | One Comment

What does a family do on the 4th of July in America? Attend a Baseball game!
Traveling out to McKinney to watch a baseball game was both exciting and relaxing. The Blue Thunder has …

Michael Ondaatje’s novel Divisadero
July 23, 2008 – 7:39 am | One Comment

I am an avid reader, especially of fiction, but I will read just about anything. Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje is one of all-time favorite authors. His prose carries me away and his characters are deep, …

Get up, get moving, get a laugh on!
July 17, 2008 – 9:14 pm | One Comment

As moms we are all concerned with letting our kids play outside on their own, not to mention letting them play in the heat and high levels of pollution. It’s just not like it used …

Taking care of yourself first
July 17, 2008 – 6:48 am | No Comment

Seems like forever since I have shared any information here and I was looking at our tagline: Tips for raising happier, healthier kids. I hope some of these blogs give you insight in how to …

Proud and amazed!
June 30, 2008 – 8:16 am | No Comment
Proud and amazed!

The resilience and strength of my children never ceases to amaze me. My kids are definitely active and generally fit but certainly not super athletes or crazy about sports like some of their friends. Yet …

Summer fun at SMU, PSA and Sweet & Sassy
June 30, 2008 – 8:06 am | No Comment

Yes, I am going to catch up on blogging today! I have been remiss lately. I am on vacation in glorious Estes Park, Colorado, visiting family so I have some free time. I am sitting …

Thank you to Brendan and Deborah of NBC
June 30, 2008 – 8:01 am | No Comment

I usually watch NBC news in the morning. I like Brendan Higgins and Deborah Ferguson. So when I was so upset about the Baby Borrowers show, I emailed them both and I want to say …