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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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 …

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 …