Feb 022016
 

Monster Jam - Monster Trucks

Discovery Channel’s Gas Monkey Garage is Debuting at Monster Jam on Saturday, February 13th!

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day checking out Monster truck action at Monster Jam® on Saturday, February 13th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.  Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family. Ticket prices vary. Visit www.MonsterJam.com or www.Ticketmaster.com for details.   Tickets may also be purchased by calling 800-745-3000 or visiting the stadium’s box office.  All seats are reserved. Continue reading »

Jan 312016
 

Classroom Valentine parties are coming up soon. I think my twins would enjoy making homemade Valentines for their school friends this year. Since we’ll need about 40 of them, I searched for projects that won’t take a lot of time to make. I found some great ideas for fun and easy crafts that would be perfect as homemade Valentines and they look like they’d be fairly inexpensive to make too.

Inch Worm Bookmark

This cute inch worm bookmark I found at ActivityVillage.co.uk is would be perfect as a classroom Valentine. The colors and/or shapes can be changed to make bookmarks that both girls and boys would like.

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Nov 102015
 

Coupon Mom Shares 7 Ways to Save Money at Target

7 Ways to Save Money at Target from Coupon Mom

Stephanie Nelson, founder of the 7 million member CouponMom.com website, wants to share a few of her favorite secrets for getting the ultimate savings when shopping at Target!  With a little effort, you’ll be able to get great products with big savings every week.

1.  Find Advertised and Unadvertised Deals. One of the most popular deals lists on CouponMom.com is our Target deals list because we list advertised and unadvertised deals, updated several times per week.  New advertised deals are added weekly when they change on Sundays. Continue reading »

Jul 152015
 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey - Legends

Believe in the unbelievable! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is bringing Legends to DFW!

Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey unveils the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages. Experience epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious visions that have only existed in your imagination until now: the Unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly the Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions at Legends! Continue reading »

May 202015
 

Free Family Fun Day at Sherrill Park in Richardson May 31st

Free Family Fun, Free Food and Drinks at Sherrill Park in Richardson on Sunday, May 31st

Drop in anytime between 12 – 4pm, play for 30 minutes or enjoy the whole afternoon playing our games and meeting guests; ages 3 and up.

Fun activities include:

  • Putt Putt Course
  • Water Balloon Chipping Station
  • Design Your Own Magic Ball
  • SNAG (Starting New At Golf)
  • KWIK Golf
  • Golfzilla!
  • Earn Wee Golf Prizes Continue reading »

Mar 072015
 

Obesity Rates in Metro Areas for 2015

2015 Obesity Rates in Metro Areas

In order to call attention to the communities where weight-related problems are most prevalent, WalletHub examined 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 12 key metrics. Among them are the percentage of adults and high school students who are obese and the percentage of people who are physically inactive. Continue reading »

Feb 242015
 

Teen Brain: The Musical - The Moms Journal - Dallas Children's Theater

Review of Teen Brain: The Musical, Presented by Dallas Children’s Theater

by Mina Frannea

Teen Brain: The Musical, written by award winning playwright Linda Daugherty, follows a group of high school students who portray the everyday struggles that adolescents go through with school, family, friends and relationships as well as their emotional responses to a variety of situations like peer pressure and alcohol and drugs.

Teen Brain the Musical - Dallas Children's Theater - ZiggyThe show creatively incorporates the latest in neuroscience to educate the audience about how the teenage brain develops. This is done in a fun way as part of an interactive class report that Ziggy (Jacob Segoviano) puts together. Segoviano does a great monologue explaining his research, complete with a brain hat and an Albert Einstein like accent – wonderfully done! An interesting fact we learn is that the frontal lobes of a teen brain are not fully developed which is why teens are known to act on impulse. Their brains process things so fast that consequences of choices may not be factored in. Reasoning and decision making based on forethought apparently don’t come into play until about the mid 20′s. Continue reading »