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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Last Night’s American Idol
January 17, 2008 – 1:54 pm | One Comment

Last night, I was putting my three-year old to bed. When I got back in the den, my husband had turned on American Idol.
Truth be told, I like American Idol OK once they get …

Who Needs a White Christmas
January 4, 2008 – 5:12 pm | No Comment
Who Needs a White Christmas

I am spending my last of 16 days in Santa Barbara, California. The weather has been sunny and mostly warm. What a beautiful place to spend Christmas. We are here because my brother recently moved …

Grimaldi’s Restaurant
December 28, 2007 – 2:26 pm | No Comment
Grimaldi’s Restaurant

A couple of days before Christmas, my husband was in the West Village in Dallas shopping. He came across the new Patsy Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria. He could not stop talking about how much he …

Mockingbird Station’s "Family Night"
December 18, 2007 – 12:34 am | One Comment
Mockingbird Station’s "Family Night"

We were contacted by Mockingbird Station to come to their “Family Night @ The Station”. Since Minette (and the rest of the staff) live outside of 635, the “beat” fell on me.

Now, I have …

The True Holiday Spirit
December 16, 2007 – 9:00 pm | One Comment

What a wonderful day I had today. A networking group that I belong to adopted a local family for Christmas, and though I can’t share too many details, I will tell you that we collected …

A Learning Experience
December 14, 2007 – 8:53 am | No Comment

My son is a bright boy, everyone says so, we know so, so why is he struggling in school? I am a voracious reader, my husband loves to read. My son loves being read to, …

Christmas Tree Shopping
December 3, 2007 – 3:46 pm | 2 Comments
Christmas Tree Shopping

My family and I took my favorite walk of the year on Saturday. We went to a Christmas tree farm and cut down our own tree.
We started this tradition about six years ago, the Christmas …

Truck Time
November 14, 2007 – 10:24 pm | No Comment
Truck Time

This past Sunday, we went to Truck Time, a fundraiser for Congregation Shearith Isreal preschool. North Texas Kids was a proud sponsor of this event.
They brought in over 25 trucks for kids to climb …

The Daring Book for Girls
November 14, 2007 – 8:12 pm | No Comment
The Daring Book for Girls

As part of a group called Mother Talk, I get to review books from time to time. Of all the books that they had available for review, The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea J. …

Family Activities are the BEST!
November 6, 2007 – 10:46 am | No Comment

This weekend was a great weekend in my children’s eyes. Their excitement started growing two weeks prior. They new that the Texas Tornadoes were going to have a home game friday, November 2nd. …