Dallas International Children’s Festival
October 7, 2019 – 12:16 pm | No Comment

Free and open to the public, the Dallas International Children’s Festival celebrates the diverse cultural heritage of Dallas with activities and entertainment for the whole family!

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Managing Sensory Overload During the Holidays for Special Needs Kids
December 27, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Managing Sensory Overload During the Holidays for Special Needs Kids

by Lori Lite
Holiday crowds, lights, noise, strangers, hugging, change in routine, chaos…. This is a recipe for stress and sensory overload during the holidays with special needs children. As parents we need to be flexible …

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Helping Children with Sensory Integration Issues Cope During the Holidays
December 23, 2011 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
Helping Children with Sensory Integration Issues Cope During the Holidays

Support for special needs children: dealing with sensory integration issues during the holidays

by Carolyn Federer
As soon as a few leaves start turning colors, wonderful images and sensations start forming in my mind. I can practically …

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Great Edible Craft to Keep Kids Busy
December 23, 2011 – 7:01 am | One Comment
Great Edible Craft to Keep Kids Busy

One of my biggest challenges over the Holidays is keeping kids entertained and not glued to the t.v. or computer screen all day long. They love to play outside, but yesterday was grey and cold. Today, they are going to make very ambitious gingerbread houses with Grandma (I will post photos later.) I love the simple and inexpensive ideas, like this one from http://www.therecipeminute.com/

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Hand-Stitched Snowman Ornament or Gift Topper
December 22, 2011 – 12:30 pm | No Comment
Hand-Stitched Snowman Ornament or Gift Topper

Easy to make snowman craft
My 10-year old son and I made this cute snowman ornament / gift topper in a couple of hours. We had a great time together and it was fun teaching him …

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How to Host Out of Town Guests (Without Going Insane)
December 21, 2011 – 2:57 pm | One Comment
How to Host Out of Town Guests (Without Going Insane)

Aunt Jean is coming to town. You’ve known about it for months, but you’re days away from her camping out in your guest room with a plethora of denture accessories. And she knows just how …

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