Quantcast
12:17 a.m., 10/21/2014 |  Sign in
64°

Family & Home

Subscribe

Sen. Royce West: Children’s Champion

“I believe the children are our future,” Whitney Houston famously sang on her 1986 hit The Greatest Love of All. In the years since the song first hit the charts it would appear that State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, was ...

Top Five Easy Holiday Home Improvement Projects

With the holidays and New Year right around the corner, now is a great time to start sprucing up your home for the arrival of your family and guests. Whether it’s a remodeling project, landscaping upgrade, or an interior renovation, ...

Warning: Subtle racism damages health

“My office says my name, Rachel, on the door. I am the only one who sits in it. People constantly walk in, see me, and say, ‘Oh, I’m sorry … I’m looking for Rachel.’ I’m half Black.”

St. Philip’s to offer ‘grocery store’ style food pantry

The St. Philip’s School and Community Center has a mission to enhance the lives of children and families in the South Dallas community and throughout Dallas.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters

For the past 15 years, Bridges Safehouse in Cedar Hill has been a safe haven for women and children facing homelessness with nowhere to turn.

Savvy money tips to share with your teens

Most parents have learned things about money they wish they had known at a younger age. But when it comes to broaching the topic with their own teenagers, about a third would rather talk to them about smoking, drugs and ...

Big Boys to Young Men

The teenage years can be one of the most dramatic times a person faces in their lifetime. As young boys make the transition from childhood to manhood, issues such as hormonal changes, self-esteem, self-image, peer pressure, dating and sex can ...

A testimony of faith and survival

Sharman Marshall-Burks had been a hard-working single-parent for many years before she married her current husband in 2007. At age 49, she thought being a new bride would be the focus of the new chapter in her life. However, a ...

Historic family reunion

“Hasn’t this park come a very long way?” Gail Terrell, a Dallas Park and Recreation board member for District 8, asked the crowd gathered at the Miller Family Park. The crowd replied with joyous exclamations and applause.

Growing Hatcher Gardens

“This is a wonderful day for this district,” said District 7 Councilmember Carolyn R. Davis during the June 21 groundbreaking ceremony for the Hatcher Gardens development. “Especially the South Dallas/Fair Park area.”

Some like it hot: Nutritious, delicious homegrown tomatoes

Some tomato varieties can ride the heat wave with you, setting fruit even as the temperature rises. Below are some basic terms, tips, and types and a list of heat-set tomato varieties that like it hot.

Saving the American dream

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America will host a free homeowner and homebuyer event Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Ft. Worth Convention Center, located at 1201 Houston St. The purpose for the event is ...

Single moms do it all ... alone

When Feona Huff, 38, was growing up, she pictured her ideal family.

Gay boy scouts, scout leaders make final plea to Boy Scouts of America

On the eve of an historic vote by the Boy Scouts of America to end their decades-long policy banning openly gay scouts from serving in the organization, a gay boy scout and numerous gay scout leaders gathered in Dallas to ...

Grill a better, healthier burger this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, fire up the grill. For many, a cookout isn’t complete without a juicy, delicious hamburger. Even those trying to follow a healthier, natural diet can enjoy this classic summer favorite by using the right ingredients.