Announcements

“Celebrate Seuss” Story-time Tuesday!

Mommy Manders Camps 2016

Back by popular demand for the 5th summer in a row, ANNOUNCING June “Mommy Manders” CAMPS: Ages 3-7, Tues-Thurs, 9am-1pm, $120 Includes snack, crafts, family talking points, CD, and more! Highlands Christian Church in Lake Highlands “Celebrate Summer” Camp, May 31- June 2 – We will celebrate the season with nature songs, games, stories, crafts, pretend play, and […]

Winter Family Story-Time: MONDAY, Jan. 4th!

Monday, Jan. 4th – Winter Family Story-Time with Mommy Manders, 4:00pm-5:00pm Snow books, songs, pretend play, craft, snack, and outdoor play!

Give Back with “Mommy Manders” and “WEE Volunteer”!

Looking for a way to teach your children the importance of giving back? Looking for a FUN after-school activity that is both developmentally appropriate and family-oriented? Looking for a program that will help  your child’s mental and social development? Looking for something that’s flexible and fits your busy schedule? Come “WEE Volunteer” with me! I […]

NEW: Monthly “Mommy Manders” STORY-TIMES!

UPDATED to include after-school kids, too: It’s so much MORE than Story-Time! “Building BRAIN and FAMILY Connections” Come Play, Laugh, Sing, Read, Listen, Hug and Learn with Miss Lowry. These one-of-a-kind STORY-TIMES will include music and movement games, signing and singing, snack, a family prayer, a craft, poetry, take-home parenting tips and activities, and of course, […]

Announcing: “Mommy Manders” Summer Camps 2015!

  Celebrate Summer!* Tues-Thurs, May 26 – 28 9:00-1:00, Ages 3-6, $150 NorthPark Presbyterian Church Specifically geared towards the pre-schoolers who get out of school before the bigger kids, we will enjoy some of summer’s greatest childhood pleasures together – celebrating nature, a picnic, camp crafts, a lemonade stand, classic  indoor and outdoor games (no batteries […]

Christmas Mini-Camp for Mini-Campers, 2014!

More After-Christmas SPIRIT and MAGIC for your little Elves! Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday December 29th – December 31st 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Ages 3 to 7 9555 N. Central Expressway, NorthPark Presbyterian Church Participants will enjoy music and dancing, games and crafts, indoor and outdoor play, storytime, cooking and more! Cost: $120 per child Reserve […]

MY Top 10 Signing Stories! Come “Sign and Sing” with Me on Saturday!

MJ signing “wind” as he’s feeling it, at the Arboretum, March 2008 “Sign and Sing Your Day!” Saturday morning, Nov. 1st, 9-11am, NorthPark Presbyterian Church reserve your childcare spot, lmanders@northparkpres.org 9:00-9:30 “Family sign and sing” session 9:30 Parent Ed hour/ Kids play in childcare 10:30 Family “practice” session more “wind” at The Lakes, April 2008 My […]

You’re Invited: Fruitful Parenting Seminar!

Tuesday, May 13th, 6:30pm, Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church, $10, childcare offered Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, Self-Control….We pause to consider these values as they can manifest in our own daily parenting, as we strive to “grow” good children for the world. We will discuss what it would be like to be intentional […]

The Parenting Paradox: All Joy, No Fun!

I had just dropped off MJ at school on a Friday morning, barely making it before the 8:00 tardy bell, heart rate and blood pressure still up from the stress of the morning routine…the screaming 4-year-old in the tub who refused to take a bath (because there was a speck of dirt in the water […]