Category Archives: DFW Around Town

Top 10 Valentine’s Family-Friendly and Fun Ideas in Dallas

Top 10 Valentine’s Family-Friendly and Fun Ideas in Dallas

Remember Valentines’ Day before children? Back then your biggest worry was sending or receiving flowers, getting restaurant reservations and what to wear. Enter kids, now what does Valentine’s Day look like? The great thing about children, they can bring a different element of fun and excitement to holidays. We hope our list helps in yourRead More

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Is Monster Jam Mom Friendly?

Is Monster Jam Mom Friendly?

Think Monster Trucks aren’t your thang? I wasn’t so sure myself, but I’m afraid I might be even more of a fan than my son now. Months ago, I started a reward chart with our son, earning stars for wise choices or wise behavior, and we allowed him the opportunity to choose his reward afterRead More

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Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas for 2015

Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas for 2015

Last year, I attended my very first Live Nativity Scene at a nearby church in Dallas, TX. Wow, I mean, wow, it was not at all what I was expecting. I’ve always heard of the Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas, but held off on attending any, not sure how manageable or enjoyable they would beRead More

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Support Mommies In Need

Support Mommies In Need

Mommies In Need is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has begun serving DFW families in an exciting new way. Dallas is home to a large population of stay-at-home moms, but what happens to the family when the stay-at-home parent gets sick? They don’t get disability, there are mounting medical bills, and most importantly the kidsRead More

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Who is that Christmas Devil called The Krampus?

Who is that Christmas Devil called The Krampus?

Krampus? Do you know what a Krampus is or rather WHO Krampus is? Last year, I wrote a post about Krampus making a comeback in Germany and Austria again. Little did I know then, that it would become known and popular in America. They even have a new movie release “Krampus” currently showing in theaters. IRead More

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School Review for Scofield Christian School

School Review for Scofield Christian School

Preschool-6th grade. After school-care as well as half day, full day, or a mix of both are flexibly offered at Scofield for 3k, 4k, and kindergarten. Call the admissions coordinator, Candi Barrett at 214-349-6843 to RSVP for the upcoming Open House, Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:15am. Mention “WiseMommies” and get $150 off your registrationRead More

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The Magic of Christmas Markets

The Magic of Christmas Markets

Last year at this time, we enjoyed stepping back to a time and place where my German husband and I first met, a Christmas Market! My husband and I enjoyed strolling markets in Germany, sipping our Glühwein and enjoying the trinkets being sold in open-air stalls, and have since enjoyed experiencing the nuanced and different perspectives ofRead More

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Review of Haute Sweets Patisserie

Review of Haute Sweets Patisserie

We’ve had many inquires about a local pastry shop in the heart of Lake Highlands. Haute Sweets Patisserie located at 10230 E. Northwest Highway is indeed a sweet find. We sat down with Pastry Chef and Co-owner Tida Pichakron for a little Q&A to get the inside scoop on this exquisite little pastry shop. FromRead More

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A Summer Visit to the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower

A Summer Visit to the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower

I had read about the summer activities on the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower earlier in the summer and knew this would be something fun for my son and I to do before he started kindergarten. They offer two weekly programs for families during the summer to participate in addition to enjoying the 360 degree viewRead More

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Technology for Kids: Our Review of Tech EdVentures in Dallas

Technology for Kids: Our Review of Tech EdVentures in Dallas

What can kids at the age of five do with electronics beside manipulate a remote for passive TV viewing or phlegmatically educate themselves via an iPad? At Tech EdVentures in Dallas, kids as young as four can learn how to use solderless breadboards, batteries, LEDs and resistors to create electronic circuits; create green energy electricRead More

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