Jun 072017
 

How Stress Can Affect You Physically - The Moms Journal

Are You Totally Stressed Out? This is What Stress Could be Doing to Your Body

You’re trying to get the kids off to school, you can’t find your cell phone, and you’re sitting in traffic.  Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the order: Send in the stress hormones! These stress hormones are the same ones that trigger your body’s “fight or flight” response. Your heart races, your breath quickens, and your muscles ready for action. This response was designed to protect your body in an emergency by preparing you to react quickly. But when the stress response keeps firing, day after day, it could put your health at serious risk.  Continue reading »

Feb 072017
 

What to Put in an Emergency Preparedness Pack

How to Prepare a Grab and Go Emergency Preparedness Kit

Having a specific pack stocked and ready to go in case of an emergency or sudden evacuation is valuable advice.  Peace of mind comes from knowing you have a pack set up for each member of the household that you can ‘grab and go’ if the times comes to make a hasty departure.  Here are some tips for things to remember when planning your own family’s emergency packs. Continue reading »

Dec 262016
 

Lone Star Circus Celebrates 10th Anniversary with All-New Holiday Show La Fête


A circus is certainly one of the greatest celebrations ever and Dallas’ very own Lone Star Circus is inviting you to join them for an all-new show that will both celebrate their tenth birthday AND ring in the New Year in style.  That’s right – it’s a party (La Fête); it’s an amazing show filled with circus acts from around the world that are making their first appearance ever here in Dallas! Continue reading »

Oct 262016
 

Monster Coding Jam - Tech Week Dallas - The Moms Journal

Guinness World Records Attempt on Halloween with 600+ DISD 9th Graders

Capital One is kicking off Techweek Dallas with a Guinness World Records attempt for the largest programming lesson. During the “Monster Coding Jam Session,” more than 600 ninth-grade DISD students from various NAF academies will learn the basics of app creation from 250 Capital One volunteers and get the chance to develop their very own “monster mash” gaming app. This monstrous event will give students hands-on experience in software development and problem solving, and introduce them to opportunities in the technology field. Continue reading »

Oct 252016
 

Pumpkin Spiced Latte - Krups - The Moms Journal

Cosy Fall Recipes: Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Enjoy a warm coffee creation while relaxing on a Sunday morning, or brew up a bunch for your friends and family at your next fall get-together. Serve with a slice of warm apple pie or apple cider donuts for the ultimate crowd pleaser! Recipes courtesy of KRUPS Barista Sam Lewontin. Continue reading »