Homemade Christmas Tree Cookies 
December 1, 2019 – 12:33 pm | No Comment

Granny Ellen’s Sugar Cookies
My twins are such lucky grand kids! Every major holiday, they can look forward to a special care package from Grammy and G-Joe filled with lots of special treats. The most special …

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Two Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast
November 13, 2011 – 3:00 pm | One Comment
Two Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

If you or someone in your family is a vegetarian, you may be looking for some creative recipe ideas for meatless main dishes that still capture the elegance and tastiness of the fall season. I …

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When Does Your Child’s Behavior Need Outside Help?
November 12, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
When Does Your Child’s Behavior Need Outside Help?

A child’s behavior has meaning. Sometimes behavior tells us that the child is scared or sad. Sometimes behavior tells us that the child is angry or hurting. And although some children’s behaviors can be particularly troubling – like biting, hitting, tantrums, or head banging — these behaviors give us a window into the child’s world. Behavior is an expression of the child’s experience and it is up to adults to help sort through the “problem” behaviors to find their meaning and purpose.

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North Texas Kids Holiday Gift Guide
November 10, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
North Texas Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Did you see the super helpful holiday gift guide we published in the November issue of North Texas Kids Magazine? We’ve listed a bunch of unique gifts that might be just the thing for that …

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Is Your Mom a Zombie? Parents and Sleep Deprivation!
November 8, 2011 – 7:32 pm | No Comment
Is Your Mom a Zombie? Parents and Sleep Deprivation!

I love this infographic from OnlineSchools.com showing the dangers of sleep deprivation! Too funny. I know there are days when I feel like a zombie and I also know I drink way too much caffeine, …

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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 …

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