category: features

  • Encouraging Expressiveness in Children

    By Kathryn StreeterA scuffle erupted in the adjoining room between the two cousins. The next moment, the sweaty girls, bedecked in matching Disney princess nightgowns, burst into the room to tell…
  • Perspective is Everything

    By Kathryn StreeterI look up and there is a bird across the street perched on the topmost point of the firehouse bell-tower. Why does she just sit there? What does…
  • College without Loans

    By Pam MolnarStart by getting good grades in high schoolYour GPA and ACT/SAT scores will award you merit scholarships without even having to apply for them. Many schools have charts…
  • A Disease that Whispers

    By Sue LeBretonOvarian cancer is sometimes called the "silent killer" but a more appropriate description is a "disease that whispers" because most women do report symptoms, even those who are…
  • The New Sibling Prep

    By Judy M. MillerOur family building began with one child. I discovered that preparation helped our children transition into their new roles as a “big brother” or “big sister” as…
  • Sense of Wonder

    by Patrick HempfingEyes, ears, nose, mouth, hands and feet. Five senses. It seems like I was just teaching my toddler the body parts and their purposes. Oh to experience the…
  • Raising Kids Who Can Code

    By Carolyn JabsOver 600,000 computing jobs are available in the US, but only 43,000 computer science majors graduated last year. That startling statistic from code.org may explain why 9 out…
  • The Dad Days of Summer

    By Malia JacobsonDuring the summer, I’m one lucky gal—my teacher husband is at home most days, so we swap childcare duties and work time as needed. This means that after…
  • summer camps 2016

    Adventure Kids Playcare2831 Eldorado Pkwy #110  |  Frisco972-668-59904817 W. Park Blvd. |  #830  |  Plano972-612-5400 www.adventurekidsplaycare.com Amon Carter Museum of American Art3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Fort Worth817-738-1933www.cartermuseum.org Arthritis FoundationCamp JAMJune…
  • Special Needs Directory

    Achieve Beyond190 Civic Circle | Suite 250 | Lewisville972-219-1200www.achievebeyondusa.comOffering clinic & home based Services for Behavioral, Speech & Physical Therapies. ADHD Support Coaching / Mary Ann Lowry M. ED.972-704-3357maryannlowry@mac.comAn ADHD…