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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Articles by Mina Frannea

A Mom to eight-year-old twins, my life is zany, unpredictable, yet richly rewarding. Thank goodness for my wonderfully supportive hubby who keeps me grounded. I write about life in general, family friendly activities around town, recipes I want to share, and crafts that keep my twins busy and happy. For more posts by me, visit my personal blog themomsjournal.com.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: A Marvelous ‘Tail’ of Mischief and Mayhem
January 26, 2012 – 3:00 pm | 2 Comments
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: A Marvelous ‘Tail’ of Mischief and Mayhem

by Mina Frannea
Mischievous Mouse, Karl Schaeffer, punctuates humorous lines with finely  tuned physical comedy that keeps the audience (kids and grownups alike!) chuckling throughout the performance. Playing a young boy who is home alone and warned not …

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New Sex Education Standards Released for Kindergarten through 12th Grade
January 15, 2012 – 9:26 pm | One Comment
New Sex Education Standards Released for Kindergarten through 12th Grade

by Mina Frannea
Recently, a national coalition including  The American Association of Health Education, The American School Health Association, The National Education Association – Health Information Network and The Society of State Leaders of Health and …

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Cirque Banquiste Captivates the Imagination
December 30, 2011 – 8:26 pm | 3 Comments
Cirque Banquiste Captivates the Imagination

By Mina Frannea
We had so much fun last night seeing Cirque Banquiste at the Rosewood Center for Arts. It was my family’s first time seeing a Lone Star Circus production and it definitely won’t be the …

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Lone Star Circus: A Celebration of Love and Imagination!
December 19, 2011 – 6:44 pm | 7 Comments
Lone Star Circus: A Celebration of Love and Imagination!

By Mina Frannea
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Fanny Kerwich, founder and Creative Director of Lone Star Circus, a unique circus show that features international stars who come together once a year, during the …

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DCT’s Nutcracker: an Imaginative Interpretation
December 13, 2011 – 8:30 pm | 2 Comments
DCT’s Nutcracker: an Imaginative Interpretation

By Mina Frannea
My family looks forward to productions of the Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts at the Dallas Children’s Theater and we recently went to see The Nutcracker. I am always amazed at how …

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