The Mansfield Early Childhood PTA (MECPTA) invites you to learn about and explore a variety of vehicles with us at our 5th Annual Touch a Truck event. This family fun day features vehicles to touch, explore, and pose for photos on; kids’ activities including a transportation station and obstacle course; vendor market; and food trucks. All proceeds raised benefit children in need in the Mansfield community through our work with the MISD Education Foundation Clothes Closet, Phoenix Academy, Head Start, Common Grounds Network summer meals program, and Mansfield Public Library.
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It is with great joy that we share the top 10 most read blog posts from 2017 — in no particular order, mind you!
While it’s not something particularly pleasant to consider, I firmly believe that we have an obligation as parents to teach our children how to mourn as surely as we teach them to ride a bike.
Deep down, I know I made the right choice . . . people have to come before pets. But, it will be a long time before I recover emotionally from losing our sweet pup.
Here are some ways you can encourage and teach your kids to be responsible spenders and savers.
After experiencing the devastating effects of her 14-year-old son Michael’s death in 1984, Peggy Bohme, co-founder of The WARM Place, reached out to her nine-year-old daughter’s pediatrician in search of a place where Meghan could grapple with her own feelings of loss and receive additional emotional support. Her pediatrician, Dr. John Richardson, explained how such a place […]
I grew up in a family that often used spanking as a tool for discipline. While I was dealt my share of spankings, my older brother received the majority. Aside from being in trouble less often, spankings simply were not necessary for me. I was the kid who crumbled when I disappointed my parents. I didn’t need […]