Category: Marvalous Life

The Dallas Arts District

Today is a great day to check out the Dallas Arts District! The Nasher Sculpture Center hosts Target First Saturdays, where admission is free of charge. There are activities for children and adults, for example tours of the center, scavenger hunt, and yoga on the lawn. Enjoy the morning at the Nasher and then stop by the Klyde Warren Park for lunch. There are several … Read More The Dallas Arts District

Where’s Everyday?

In the past few weeks, I have taken an unexpected departure from posting in my blog. It started shortly after spring break in March. However, I am glad to be back. I thought that I would share with you some of the highlights and pictures during my hiatus. Spring Break 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana It is always a pleasure to bring my family … Read More Where’s Everyday?

Children and Chores

My husband and I, like many parents, love to provide for our children an enjoyable life full of enrichment, love, and joy. However, overindulgence without responsibility will lead to entitlement attitudes and dependence. This is the opposite of what we intend to develop in our children by showering them with our love and gifts. One important tool to help your children grow to become … Read More Children and Chores

My Sweet Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the one you love. Although, it should not be on the only time in the year  that you do. Make this holiday special by doing something different and very romantic. I suggest skipping the crowded restaurant or the movies, in lieu for real quality time one on one with the one you love. Start by writing … Read More My Sweet Valentine

Thank you, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and host of others, who have sacrificed their blood, sweat, and tears for the freedoms that I enjoy today. In the fight for equality, you modeled yourselves after Jesus Christ using love, hope, peace, and forgiveness as your weapons for battle. “Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9, NIV) A … Read More Thank you, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Weekend in the City

Need a quick get-away? Try a staycation with your family. Every year near the end of the summer, I plan a short get-away weekend with the family. My favorite staycation, thus far, has been in downtown Dallas, Texas. I reserved a room at one the tallest hotels in Dallas, the Sheraton. When we arrived for check-in, I requested the room closest to the top … Read More Weekend in the City

Ready, Set, Goals!

Happy New Year! It feels great to start a fresh new year. It is also a good time to set goals for 2015. The key to success in setting goals is to make them achievable, measurable, and establishing deadlines for each goal. It is equally important not to set too many goals, as you risk losing focus. Further, you want your goals to be … Read More Ready, Set, Goals!