27 Great Patio Restaurants in Dallas Ft Worth
March 22, 2017 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments

Great Places in DFW to Dine Alfresco
(Updated 2017)
My favorite thing about our amazing Texas weather is dining “alfresco”. Perhaps it is my Oregon roots, but I have always been a big fan of the patio …

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Good food, wine and another great babysitter
May 11, 2008 – 7:58 am | One Comment

Last night Brad and I went to a 40th birthday party for a good friend. It was hosted at Corner Wines in Plano, a boutique wine store located in Lakeside Market and one of my …

Happy Mother’s Day
May 11, 2008 – 7:44 am | No Comment

On Friday afternoon, I attended a Mother’s Day tea hosted by the kindergarten class at Saigling elementary. I remember attending this event when Conner was in Kindergarten, too. I want to say thanks to the …

Congress just declared May 2008 the National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
May 5, 2008 – 4:21 pm | No Comment

This is great information from a fellow parent coach. Enjoy!
Never Give Up! Don’t Let Statistics Rob Your Hope and Joyby Foster Cline, MD and Lisa C. Greene
When a child is first diagnosed with a medical …

From Spain to Dallas to Florida and back to Plano?
April 29, 2008 – 8:28 am | One Comment

Wow, what a busy weekend we had. I want to thank Medieval Times in Dallas. They invited me out for media night to preview their new show. I took my 9-year-old son, Conner, along as …

Mommy, I’m so big
April 22, 2008 – 7:18 am | One Comment

This is my daughter’s favorite new phrase. “Aren’t I getting big?”, “Look at me, I am so big.” That one little word is not one I want to have applied to me, getting big in …

“This too, shall pass.” – 4 Powerful Parenting Words
April 16, 2008 – 3:05 pm | 2 Comments

I have been listening to Eckhart Tolle’s book The New Earth on CD in my car. He is being featured on Oprah’s website in a live book group format. I haven’t listened to the discussions …

No Child Left Inside – Get ‘em Outside!
April 14, 2008 – 3:09 pm | No Comment

Wow – this is just a great way to view teaching and learning. Can your child name more corporate logos than plants and animals?

Revisiting LearningRx
April 8, 2008 – 2:56 pm | One Comment

Last December I submitted a post about LearningRx in Plano. My 9-year-old son Conner is close to completing his 12 weeks of training and I have to brag about how impressed I am with LearningRx. …

He should have moved his face!
April 8, 2008 – 6:15 am | One Comment

“He should have moved his face.” That’s what my daughter replied when my son started crying because she was bouncing on the couch and kicked him in the face. And she was serious, hysterical but …

Proud to be from Plano
March 29, 2008 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

North Texas Kids was proud to sponsor the 6th Annual March for Respect which took place this morning in downtown Dallas. This event includes a one mile walk around the …