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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Webkinz Workshops at Einstein Kidz Rocks!
March 19, 2008 – 6:43 pm | No Comment
Webkinz Workshops at Einstein Kidz Rocks!

For the second time, both my kids (Conner is 9 and Maggie is 6) have attended a day long Webkinz workshop at Einstein Kidz in Frisco. They have had so much fun, not just learning …

Dining out in Plano
March 15, 2008 – 12:15 pm | One Comment

You know, my family and I love to eat out and we do it fairly often. We have our favorite places to go, some for the quality of food, some for the speed and quality …

Making clients feel welcome
March 5, 2008 – 10:41 am | One Comment

Sometimes it is the smallest touch that matters most. Yesterday I had an appointment with Shirley White-Stevens, a financial planner and college planning specialist in Allen. I am driving along McDermott, looking for her office. …

Club Z to the Rescue!
March 5, 2008 – 10:18 am | No Comment

WOW! I never thought that my children would have a hard time learning from me. I am patient, easy going, thoughtful, and excited about learning. What I did not know is that …

A Contemporary Ballet?
March 5, 2008 – 9:56 am | No Comment

Wanting to experience the arts my whole life, I was very excited about the opportunity to attend Forbidden Fruit: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. I did not have any expectations because I had …

Giving Thanks
March 3, 2008 – 9:09 am | 2 Comments

Gratitude is one of my favorite subject but today it will take on a different note. Two of my staff members need your thoughts and prayers. One lost her husband unexpectedly last week. I know …

Britney Spears as a mother
February 16, 2008 – 8:39 am | One Comment

I normally do not pick up magazines like US or People, I rarely even glance at the headlines in the grocery store as I am waiting in line. I feel like I am doing well …

Talking About What Your Kids are Interested In
February 2, 2008 – 8:44 am | 2 Comments

For those of you who know me, it won’t be a surprise when I tell you that I struck up a conversation with a clerk at Super Target the other day. It was early in …

What does family mean to your kids? Texas Tornado Hockey!
January 30, 2008 – 11:42 am | No Comment

Have you ever sat thinking about what your family life was like compared to your family today? I have been lucky that my children have been asking a lot of questions about my life …

Our Children Are Reflections
January 20, 2008 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

by Caryn Gottlieb-FitzGerald
Our children are simply reflections of what they live….teach your child that life is hard, things are difficult to afford and they can’t have everything and you will find yourself simply passing on …