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Spring forward: An original farm-to-table spread

With warm weather on the horizon, it’s time to turn the clocks forward and say “so long” to winter and “hello” to longer spring days.

African American Read-In educates youth, celebrates Black history

African American Read-Ins were held at Black-owned McDonald’s restaurants last month in honor of Black History Month.

City to host Olympic-style Senior Games

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is inviting senior citizens to challenge themselves and strive to be more physically active by participating in the 2017 Dallas Senior Games. The Olympic-style competition, open to all athletes age 50 years old or ...

Find better balance for family meals this year

This New Year, set a realistic resolution to take time to sit down with your family and eat balanced meals together. A few simple solutions and a dash of inspiration are all you need to set the tone for a ...

Five ways to protect your family in 2017

Protecting your family and loved ones is one of your most important responsibilities. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and home that ...

Tips for a clear path to financial fitness in 2017

If a commitment to improving finances is among your resolutions for 2017, you’re not alone.

Sex trafficking and our children

This year, there were 1,570 calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline and 499 human trafficking cases reported in Texas, according to the Hotline’s website. Out of 499 trafficking cases in the state, 340 are related to sex trafficking and ...

Group discusses resident/police relations and making it home safely

Police brutality is an ongoing social topic that hits close to home, especially for local residents who have lost loved ones during an altercation with a police officer. To help bring the community together to discuss these issues, Paul Quinn ...

Take Precautions to Be Safe this Holiday Season

Although good tidings and joy abound during the holiday season, this time of year can also pose a serious threat to your family, friends and home. The holidays bring an elevated risk for fires and burns, and many Americans may ...

Tasty Tips for a Healthier Holiday

The holiday season evokes thoughts of delicious, hearty and festive meals

Talking with aging parents about finances

One benefit of the increasing life expectancies for Americans is that more people have bonus years for enjoying the company of their aging parents. But all is not rosy. Those extended years also boost the odds that parents could go ...

Families are Forever: Eighty Dallas County children join forever families

For the Paige family, Nov. 19 represented the final step in transforming their single-child family into a safe and caring environment for five brothers – under the age of 14 – who could no longer live with their birth parents.

Ways to find inspiration

When a significant goal or challenge stands before you, it may be tough to envision the finish line. Finding and drawing on what motivates and inspires you will make the journey toward that successful finish line more pleasant, and your ...

Birds of Paradise lands in Downtown Dallas museum

The exhibition Birds of Paradise may provide families with a new option when it comes to family-friendly scientific activities, according to one academic – no video games or online streaming needed.

Serenity of a Woman

Dallas County had the highest per capita female murder rate amongst domestic violence cases, according to a study from the Texas Council of Family Violence in 2014.

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