North Texas Irish Festival First Weekend in March
February 9, 2018 – 9:34 pm | No Comment

36th Annual North Texas Irish Festival Returns to Fair Park March 2nd – 4th
The music, the dancing the cultural talent, education and family-friendly atmosphere is all found at the North Texas Irish Festival, which returns …

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Parents and Sports: What Kids Want You to Know
February 22, 2014 – 3:15 pm | No Comment
Parents and Sports: What Kids Want You to Know

Dr. Omli described 3 different kinds of parenting evident during kids’ sporting events – Hostile-Intrusive, Supportive, and Distracted. Distracted parents talked on their cell phones, read magazines, or talked to other parents during games. In other words, they weren’t focused on their child or the game. In contrast, intrusive parents tended to make numerous evaluative comments, positive and negative, critiquing their child’s performance and the game’s coaching.

Knee Deep in Homework and No School Supplies in the House
September 13, 2011 – 10:34 pm | One Comment
Knee Deep in Homework and No School Supplies in the House

Summer vacation is over and we are now a few weeks into school and knee deep in homework. I have to admit that I am not a fan of homework. I realize it is necessary …

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

What to Keep in your Car to Stay Organized
July 12, 2011 – 2:47 pm | No Comment
What to Keep in your Car to Stay Organized

Zoom Zoom Zoom…that’s what so many of us do here in the Dallas area. The average American, including myself and other stay-at-home moms, spends about 2 hours a day in their car. The more kids …

Bag the Clutter in your Purse with Great Organizing Tips and Products
June 14, 2011 – 8:19 am | No Comment
Bag the Clutter in your Purse with Great Organizing Tips and Products

The inside of a woman’s handbag often tells a lot about her. Does she have kids, is she into fashion, and of course, is she organized? Just think about the impression you might make at a job interview with a cluttered purse. A disorganized purse might mean a chaotic personal and professional life too… not great for landing the job.