Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 105 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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NBC’s Baby Borrowers Show
June 25, 2008 – 9:30 pm | One Comment

As the mother of two children, a former teacher, parent coach and publisher of a parenting magazine, I am so absolutely horrified and disgusted by the Baby Borrowers show. I don’t know if you watched …

Summer Camp at PSA, Plano Sports Authority
June 18, 2008 – 5:08 pm | No Comment

As a single mother of two children, works full time, and volunteers way to much I have found that summer camp is the hardest time of the year.Coordinating schedules, camps, likes & dislikes, friends, and …

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 …

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 …