Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth and Surrounding Communities
September 11, 2017 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments

Pumpkins, Hayrides, Corn Mazes and more!
Dallas – Ft. Worth and Surrounding Communities.
(Updated for 2017)

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches that offer an array of family friendly activities like …

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How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween
September 17, 2017 – 6:58 pm | One Comment
How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween

Raising a Trustworthy Tween
Lecturing your tween may not achieve the results you want. Encouraging him to talk about his behavior honestly without feeling put on the spot may help more. Here are some tips on …

How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time
August 14, 2017 – 7:12 am | No Comment
How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time

5 Tips for Mom’s Back-to-School Sanity
1.  Heal self-defeating thoughts: “I stunk at math and my kids will stink too!” This was my greatest self-sabotaging thought as a Mom, and I had to heal! As Moms …

How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You
July 10, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You

Getting Tweens and Teens to Talk
If you are the parent of a young child, you may still have one who freely talks about her thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences. You may also have heard that …

8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success
June 24, 2017 – 8:28 am | 2 Comments
8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success

8 strategies for building abundance attitudes in your kids

Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads
May 25, 2017 – 6:58 am | One Comment
Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

10 Ways Dads can be more involved in parenting their kids
by Jennifer M. Koontz
Let’s face it, sometimes fathers feel a bit left out. They may feel a little unsure of their abilities in the parenting …

Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
April 26, 2017 – 6:59 pm | No Comment
Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors

Combining Outdoor Play with Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
Getting kids outdoors can be a struggle in today’s world of tablets, TVs, cell phones, iPods and other gadgets. Here are a few tips on using technology …

Are You a Hypocritical Parent?
November 5, 2016 – 7:50 am | No Comment
Are You a Hypocritical Parent?

How to Avoid Being a Hypocritical Parent
You are your child’s first teacher.  You teach them to talk and walk, what to eat, how to read and how to bully other children.  Wait, what?  Children will …

6 Tips on How to Handle Power Struggles with your Children
November 4, 2016 – 8:00 am | No Comment
6 Tips on How to Handle Power Struggles with your Children

Ways to Handle Power Struggles with Your Kids
All children love to engage parents in power struggles at one time or another, but they commonly end up being no-win situations as the parent and child each …

How to Handle Reluctant Learners
September 18, 2016 – 2:00 pm | No Comment
How to Handle Reluctant Learners

Reluctant Learners: Keep your Son Engaged with Learning
Parents of boys are more aware than anyone when their bright, eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade, after which they go from engaged to unengaged, …

Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities
August 24, 2016 – 6:31 pm | No Comment
Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities

Minimize Units of Concern by Allowing Kids to Take Ownership of Their Responsibilities
 
Have you ever noticed that when you want your kids (or spouse or anyone, for that matter) to get something done,  that the …