Top 10 Reasons to be a “Parent with PURPOSE”

Why should you sign on to be a “Parent with PURPOSE”? 1. Because Mr. Rogers himself says that parenting is the MOST important job in the world, and Mr. Rogers tells the truth! I’ll be a resource for you along the way, and I’ll tell the truth, too. (And teach you some of my favorite Mr. Rogers songs!) […]

Mommy Manders Summer Camps! 2014: PLAY, LAUGH, SING, READ, LISTEN, HUG, IMAGINE!

 5 Camps, 5 Themes, Lots of Fun! All camps are held at my home in Lake Highlands. 9-1, 4 days, $200. Includes 1 lunch, daily snacks, take-home ideas, soundtracks, and more! Contact me if you are interested or want to register your child. 1. ALL NEW! “Celebrate SUMMER!” Camp May 27th – May 30th, Ages 3-6 Specifically […]

“SLOW Family Living” Seminar

YOU are invited! “SLOW Family Living: Resisting the Rat Race“ Tuesday Evening, Jan. 21st 6:30 −8:00 pm Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church Dallas, TX 75238 Register for childcare if needed, $10 at the door So, I have long been drawn to this movement and concept, though it is a hard one to practice when you […]

Announcing: Holiday Camps with Mommy Manders!

FUN for Kids on Break…. A Break for Parents from Kids! Ages 3-7, 9am-1pm 3 “Snow Play Days”: Monday, December 30th Thursday, January 2nd Monday, January 6th $60/ day, includes craft, snack, CD, and lunch (sibling discount) at my home in Lake Highlands Music/ Dance, Winter Games, Winter Crafts, Indoor/ Outdoor play, Good Deeds, Story-time, Cooking, […]

Raising a GIVER!

Join Mommy Manders for this IMPORTANT “Parent with PURPOSE” Topic: Raising a GIVER! How to “Grow” the Values of Kindness, Generosity, and Love in your Little Ones Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, 6:30-7:45 Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church, Open to ALL, $10/ family childcare provided, TELL A FRIEND! Register at I will share LOTS of great […]

Mommy Manders presents: “Music for the Family” Seminar – Join us!

  MUSIC FOR THE FAMILY! How to Incorporate Music into your Family’s Daily Life and the Benefits for Brain and Family Connections. Childcare is Offered during the seminar portion, and we will end the evening with a brief family music celebration,and each family will leave with musical instruments! Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6:30pm – 7:45 […]

FREE “Back to School” Seminar: Connecting Rituals, Tips, and Strategies for a Smooth School Year

FREE “Back to School” Seminar with Mommy Manders Friday morning, August 30th 9:30-11:00am, Highlands Christian Church (childcare available) or Tuesday evening, Sept. 3rd 7:30-9:00, Panera on Park Please RSVP Be a “Parent with PURPOSE”! Let’s check in now that we’re in “back to school” mode whether you’re little one is still in childcare, is starting […]

Movie Screening: Girls Rising

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. Girl Rising showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Explore the […]

Join us: What Will You Bring to the Table?

WeeVolunteer and the Volunteer Center of North Texas have joined forces with generationOn to kickoff a NEW PROJECT! Join us Monday, March 18th 4:00-6:00 for We are rolling out our new project, “What Will You Bring to the Table,” with a HUGE kickoff event at the North Texas Food Bank! We will tour NTFB’s awesome facility, learn about their Food 4 Kids program, pack […]

Let’s Discuss “How Children Succeed” THIS FRIDAY and March 19th

  Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character We’ll discuss the lessons for parents from this new fascinating book that has lots of practical, research-based tips for parents of kids of all ages and stages. I am so excited to share its great insights with you. Don’t worry, I’ll give you Cliff’s Notes. Great […]