Dallas International Children’s Festival
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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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Encouraging Children to Participate in Community Service
November 1, 2011 – 3:32 pm | One Comment
Encouraging Children to Participate in Community Service

Volunteer opportunities for kids in Dallas Ft Worth
by Mina Frannea
The holidays are a time of the year when people are often inspired to volunteer their time to those in need. As parents, my husband and …

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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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