Non-Sandwich Lunch Box Ideas for Kids
August 7, 2019 – 7:10 am | 6 Comments

Have a kid who doesn’t like to take sandwiches? Here are a few non-sandwich lunch box ideas you can mix and match.

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Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales Review
October 29, 2011 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales Review

by Mina Frannea
When I told my twins that we would be attending Disney Live’s Three Classic Fairy Tales, I got mixed reviews. My 8-year-old daughter’s face slowly grew into the  biggest smile ever and my …

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Kid Friendly Halloween Treats – Perfect for a Halloween Birthday Party!
October 20, 2011 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments
Kid Friendly Halloween Treats – Perfect for a Halloween Birthday Party!

Halloween Treats that are Kid Friendly
If you’re planning a Halloween themed birthday or just a Halloween get together for your kids, here are some tasty kid friendly Halloween treats that you might include on your …

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DCT’s “Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day” is Terribly Good FUN for the Whole Family!
September 27, 2011 – 12:55 pm | 4 Comments
DCT’s “Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day” is Terribly Good FUN for the Whole Family!

By Mina Frannea
Dallas Children’s Theater’s adaptation of Judith Viorst’s classic children’s book, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Bad Day, is a resounding FUN start to DCT’s new season. Scott Zenreich is perfect for …

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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.

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Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast
July 29, 2011 – 7:41 am | No Comment
Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast

While we waited for the food to be prepared, we were able to visit with several members of the circus, including Andre McClain, America’s Favorite Cowboy and his fiance Danielle Diamboli, who is a dancer and a snake charmer originally from Brazil. They are pictured here with Maggie. We also met George Caceres of The Flying Caceres. He is a third generation performer and trapeze artist.

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