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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9 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
March 7, 2017 – 11:31 am | No Comment
9 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Round Up of 9 Kids Crafts for St Patricks Day
Want to have some fun with your kids or keep those little hands busy with fun St Patricks Day crafts? Here are a few ideas and …

How You Can be a High Energy Mom
March 3, 2017 – 10:35 am | No Comment
How You Can be a High Energy Mom

How Moms Can Keep Energy Levels High Through the Day
by Heidi Smith Luedtke, PhD

You hurry all day, tackling your too-long to-do list. By mid-afternoon, you want to collapse on the couch or get a quick …

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break Staycation
March 1, 2017 – 3:27 pm | No Comment
How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break Staycation

Spring Break Staycation: What to do over Spring break with your Kids
by Minette Riordan
A staycation is when you stay home instead of going away. Whether money is tight, time is short or you just don’t …

50+ Ways to Show Kids You Care
February 27, 2017 – 3:22 pm | One Comment
50+ Ways to Show Kids You Care

It is so important to show kids we love them every day of the year. While many of these we do naturally, we might not do them often enough or sometimes we just need to …

Holding Teenagers Accountable for their Behavior
February 23, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment
Holding Teenagers Accountable for their Behavior

Do you enable your teenager’s poor behavior?
A woman I know named Mary had a teen son with anxiety issues.  Things escalated with him and he began to refuse to go to school. Eventually, he was …

How to Organize Grocery Shopping
February 20, 2017 – 1:21 pm | No Comment
How to Organize Grocery Shopping

Ways to Organize Grocery Shopping
It always seems like a struggle to fit in grocery shopping in between all the other things I do each day. When the pantry is empty I find myself eating out, …

Quick Family Meals: Crock Pot Beef Stew
February 20, 2017 – 7:00 am | 9 Comments
Quick Family Meals: Crock Pot Beef Stew

 by Dr. Caron B. Goode
Family mealtimes are important times. In fact, families who eat together regularly share healthier and better balanced meals, have children who engage in less risky behaviors and have parents who are …

Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Money
February 16, 2017 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Money

It’s never too early to learn about money. With so many advertisements, gift exchanges, special meals, and time off work during the holidays, your child has likely seen many images that encourage spending regardless of …

How to Help Kids Develop a Positive Body Image
February 15, 2017 – 8:32 am | One Comment
How to Help Kids Develop a Positive Body Image

Keeping Up Appearances: Helping Young People Develop Healthy—Not Harmful— Attitudes About the Way They Look
by Rhonda Franz
February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Month. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), 10 million females are …

Valentine’s Day Round Up
February 13, 2017 – 8:32 pm | No Comment
Valentine’s Day Round Up

 
Valentine’s Day crafts, recipes, treats, teacher gifts, activities, and more!
 
Valentine Teacher Gift Ideas
Easy Valentine Gift for Teachers: Decoupage Valentine Bookmarks
Valentine Crafts / Valentine Activities for Kids
10 Valentine Ideas for School
Fun Valentine for Kids: Heart Shaped …