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Monthly Archives: August 2019

    Why Children Get Summers Off From School

    By Sharon Hodnett | August 21, 2019

    Why do children get summers off from school?   It was originally thought that children got summers off from school starting in the 19th century so they could be home to work on the farm when the daytime was longer. As plausible as that sounds, it’s more a function of how children from the city... Read More

    Celebrate back to school (like and adult) this weekend

    By Sharon Hodnett | August 14, 2019

    It’s back to school for most kids in DFW this week, which means that lots of parents will be stretching their days – and their budgets – to get their children to school in tip top shape. If you’d like to reward yourself for getting things ready and sending your kids off to kick off... Read More

    Lions and Tigers and Dinosaurs…and Wine, oh my!

    By Sharon Hodnett | August 7, 2019

    Blog Post 8/5/19 Lions and Tigers and Dinosaurs…and Wine, oh my! There are a couple of fun things available to DFW residents as summer starts to wind down before school starts in a couple of weeks. First up is the Dinos at the Dallas Zoo exhibit that’s running until September 2nd. There are more than... Read More