Mommy Matters: Discipline and your children’s friends

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When and how do you do it? When it comes to raising our two boys, ages 12 and 10, my husband and I often joke that we are “making it up as we go along,” especially when it comes to rules. We have always had a few of what the boys refer to as “the […]

Art that heals

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Art consultant Allison Hays Lane helps transform medical facilities Hospitals are rarely inviting places to visit let alone to see original art. But the new Sky Tower of the University Hospital in the Medical Center is definitely an exception. As you step into the spacious glass-walled lobby, you may think you’ve entered a gallery. On […]

Lake Charles, Louisiana: Game On

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Let the good times roll Good times are always easy to come by in Louisiana, but these days the good times just keep getting better, especially in Lake Charles and the rest of Southwest Louisiana, where you might say they’re on a roll. Lately, Southwest Louisiana and Lake Charles in particular have seen a tremendous […]

Texas Hill Country: New Braunfels & Gruene

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Why this mid-sized Texas town is a big draw for San Antonio It’s not uncommon for people from a small town to drive into a big city for food, art, entertainment and family fun. However, it is unusual for locals to leave the big city and seek out a smaller town for those same reasons. […]

Role Model: Brookdale Memory Care Director Courtney Cox

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Courtney Cox Age: 25 Personal: Overcame a rare condition as a teen. Occupation: Memory Care Director at Brookdale Hollywood Park overseeing Alzheimer’s and dementia patient care. Believes that: “You have to have a calling, passion for your life’s work. So many of my peers are still trying to figure it out. I am very blessed […]