Tips on Dealing with Stress
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Dealing with Stress
Stress is a natural part of our lives, but learning to manage the overwhelming times can help you have a healthier response. In honor of Mental Health Month, the health experts at Envolve, …

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19 FREE Things to do with Kids in Dallas – Fort Worth
January 26, 2012 – 7:00 am | One Comment
19 FREE Things to do with Kids in Dallas – Fort Worth

Need something to do with your kids that won’t cost a lot? DFW has lots of FREE things to do with kids. Here are 19 activities to choose from!
 
by Liz Mangelsdorf
Amon Carter Museum of American …

Santa’s Big Vista Lodge
December 10, 2011 – 6:30 pm | No Comment
Santa’s Big Vista Lodge

 
Santa’s in the house in his Big Vista Lodge every day through Saturday, December 24

Straight from his home at the North Pole, Santa Claus is settled in to his all-new Big Vista Lodge at Vista …

Dallas Museum of Art Events through Thanksgiving
November 16, 2011 – 2:01 pm | No Comment
Dallas Museum of Art Events through Thanksgiving

The following is a list of family friendly Dallas Museum of Art events through Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, November 16
Member Appreciation Week (Members receive 20% off in the Café and the Museum Store)

Story Time
November 16, 2011; 11:30 a.m.
Bring …

Got Budget? (Part 2 of 2)
November 8, 2011 – 3:51 pm | No Comment

Funny how things happen in my life that sometimes mirror my blog. It’s always fun to share personal stories, but even better when they complement my current topic. This week I was working at a …

Spooky Symphony was Super Fun!
November 7, 2011 – 7:06 pm | 10 Comments
Spooky Symphony was Super Fun!

by Mina Frannea
My family recently had the pleasure of attending the Spooky Symphony, one of the productions of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) Family Symphony Series. This performance featured all the instrument families–Strings, Percussion, Woodwinds …

5th Annual Help the Homeless Walk and 5k Honors Veterans
November 1, 2011 – 5:34 pm | No Comment
5th Annual Help the Homeless Walk and 5k Honors Veterans

2011 Help The Homeless Walk & 5KHonors Dallas’ Homeless Veterans
Benefitting The Bridge, Dallas’ Homeless Assistance Center
 
Thousands of walkers and runners will put their soles into ending homelessness at the 5th Annual Help the Homeless Walk …

Simple Halloween Craft Fun with Foam Pumpkins, Sharpie Markers
October 17, 2011 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Simple Halloween Craft Fun with Foam Pumpkins, Sharpie Markers

This is one of the simplest Halloween Crafts we have ever created. There is nothing I love better than a simple, easy, no mess, no cleanup, inexpensive craft that my kids love!

Birthday Party Obsession Edition #2
September 28, 2011 – 9:35 am | 4 Comments
Birthday Party Obsession Edition #2

Cowgirl Mia and her sidekick Carson
What an amazing 5th birthday party we had last weekend! All of the planning paid off because Mia had a fabulous milestone birthday party. I asked her what her favorite …

Birthday Party Obsession
September 19, 2011 – 2:09 pm | 2 Comments
Birthday Party Obsession

For as long as I can remember, I have loved birthdays, specifically my birthday! There were years that I proclaimed it a National Holiday, and not only would I have a birthday DAY, but there …

Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?
September 1, 2011 – 8:05 am | 2 Comments
Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?

It is generally agreed that no more than 10% of a child’s body weight when they are pre-teens should be loaded into the pack. As they become older the weight can increase to no more than 15% of their body weight. You want to put the heaviest weight at the bottom of the backpack and it’s a pretty good idea, especially with younger children to clean out their packs every one or two days as you will be amazed at what you might find that has gone missing or is unnecessarily adding to the weight of the backpack.