Passionate About the Community
and the Moms Who Live Here

Around Town RSS feed for this section


Positive Back-to-School Traditions to Ensure a Peaceful First Day

Fall wardrobes have been purchased and the first day of school outfits are neatly organized, ironed (yeah right), and color-coordinated in proper sibling fashion. They might as well be stepping off the pages of a Mini Boden catalog. But here are a few things that aren’t as obvious as new clothing and fresh school supplies to […]

Continue Reading 0

FREE Movie Tickets + More Deals at Moviehouse & Eatery {a.k.a. Your Favorite Theater}

This post is sponsored by Moviehouse & Eatery. All opinions are 100% our own.Everyone has been singing the praises of Moviehouse & Eatery lately. And per our recent readers’ choice poll, their McKinney branch is your favorite movie theater in Collin County. As far as modern dine-in theaters go, this place is doing it right. They even […]

Continue Reading 0
Children's Courtyard - HET

The Children’s Courtyard: Providing the Key Ingredients for Happy, Healthy Children

This post has been sponsored by The Children’s Courtyard. All opinions are 100% my own!Let me try not to bore you, but I did a mini-study once while working on my degree in Family Studies to understand the difference between two very similar ethnic groups in the United States, but with very different adult outcomes […]

Continue Reading 0

A Collin County Mom’s Guide to the Month of August

It’s August, and it’s SO HOT. So hot, it’s almost all I can think about. So hot, even little children are complaining, and they barely understand the concept of temperature. Let’s all hang in there together and try to have some fun even though we’re fixin’ to fry the minute we step out of the house. […]

Continue Reading 0
CCMB Readers' Choice (1)

Favorite Historic & Educational Spots in Collin County: Readers’ Choice

Welcome to the latest edition of our reader recommendations series, this time with an educational twist. Today we’ll find out where our fellow readers like to go for family-friendly fun with a side of learning. Check out the best historical and educational spots in Collin County! And if you missed it, check out all previous CCMB […]

Continue Reading 0
Espresso Shot - 800x800

Summer Bucket List: The A-Z Guide to Summer in Collin County

We are officially in the dog days of summer here in Collin County! The initial excitement and anticipation of long days with a loose schedule has worn off, and ideas to keep the kids entertained are fading.  No need to worry, we’re here to help. This A-Z guide offers something for everyone: places inside and […]

Continue Reading 1