Give The Gift of Fitness in East DFW – Forney Taekwondo

By Rosandra

Do you remember watching The Karate Kid as a child, then pretending with your friends? Ok, maybe that was just me since I was a tomboy and most of my friends were boys. Martial arts looks so cool to kids, the fancy kicks, breaking boards. Our son has been doing taekwondo since he was 4 1/2 years ol... Read More

SHAPE UP this Summer with FREE Shape Storytime at Amon Carter

By autumnreo

It's time to "shape up" with a special weekly storytime at the Amon Carter Museum this summer. Every Wednesday from June 12 - July 31, you're invited to bring your family (the focus is ages 8 and younger) to the museum for stories, art exploration, art making and even prizes. Each week one shape wil... Read More

Peace, Hope & Butterflies Family Festival Raises Funding for Children’s Cancer Research – June 1

By autumnreo

Join the Miracle Players Foundation on June 1 for the unforgettable release of more than 500 butterflies by Dallas-area childhood cancer "warriors" at the Peace, Hope & Butterflies Family Fun and Music Festival.  The third-annual event features terrific music from up-and-coming Dallas bands an... Read More

Give Kids The World

By stephaniecrespin

Volunteering  is a great deed done by a small number of people.  I know with me, when saying I would like to give up some of my time to help, that offer is usually short lived.  It turns out that I don't have time to give, and the little time I do have is taken up by family and work needs.  So, ... Read More

TCU Beginning Reading Programs

By Carrie Lindsey

Is your little one showing an interest in reading? Or maybe you have a school-age child who could use a little help before moving into the next grade? TCU Beginning Reading programs, located all over Dallas, can teach your child alphabet skills, phonics, and comprehension, all while fostering a love... Read More

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

By Jen Price

It's time to start thinking how you are going to appreciate the teachers in your kid's lives. Teacher Appreciation week is May 6-10! The point is not necessarily to break the bank but rather to say, "Thank you for your investment." Here are some ideas to get you started... Super easy and super ... Read More

Get Your Bump On! Expectant Family Workshop at Medical City Dallas

By autumnreo

Thinking about starting a family? One of the most important decisions you'll make is where to deliver your baby, so Medical City Dallas wants to help. So "Get Your Bump On" with a special dinner date on Feb. 4, from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. With small plates and adult beverages from some of Dallas' most ... Read More

A Special Day for Special Needs: Stephanie’s Day, June 16

By autumnreo

A month before my son was born he was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect called Pulmonary Atresia. In addition to all those first-time parent fears, we were thrown into a world of CHD – trying to learn more, research organizations and connect with anyone that understood what we were going th... Read More

What is the STAAR Test?

By Jeanne

  If you are the parent of a student in the 9th grade or younger, or even if your kids haven't started school yet, you are probably wondering: What is the STARR Test? It has been in the new... Read More

TAKS is coming

By Jeanne

Watch out, parents of high school kids, TAKS is coming!  Next week is the high stakes, or exit level, testing for Texas high school juniors.  For some, this week is the beginning of their struggle to graduate. For many students who are barely making it through their classes, TAKS is an obstacle th... Read More