Calendar

Jul
28
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – Jul 30 @ 11:59 pm

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AT-HOME FAMILY TIME CHALLENGE

 

 

Our At-Home Family Challenges are always a fun activity for families to do together, plus they are super easy!  Check back soon for specific details! You could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!

FAMILY TIME MATTERS!!!!

Aug
8
Tue
Free Parent Coaching! @ TSUF SORT IT OUT Room
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdDo you have a parenting issue you’re struggling with?
We want to help!

Come in for free expert advice! 

 

Power UP! Your Parenting:
Connect for FREE one-on-one time with our amazing TSUF Certified Family Life Educator/Mediator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS

Summer can be a stressful time for parents! So… This Side UP! Family is offering FREE 30 minute POWER UP! COACHING SESSIONS at our SORT IT OUT Room on Tuesday evening on 8/11 from 5:00-7:30pm

Each child is different and each parent is unique.  Share your struggles or questions and our Certified Parenting Coach will help you strategize a results-based approach to initiate in your home immediately!

First-come, first serve. Spots are limited so only sign up if you are committed to keeping your appointment!  Click HERE to schedule a session!

 

Aug
12
Sat
Single Parent/Kids FREE Clothing Giveaway @ Plano Bible Chapel
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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The Single Side UP! program of This Side UP! Family hosts a Free Single Parent/Kids Clothing Giveaway twice a year.  

Single Parents – this is for YOU and YOUR FAMILY!  
Get ready for the change of season and receive the blessing of great clothes donated by our loving community!


Clothing Giveaway Location:
Plano Bible Chapel
1900 Shiloh Rd, Plano, TX 75074Plano Bible Chapel

Come to the Fellowship Hall Building on the south end of campus.  Enter from Shiloh Road onto Blossom Trail to enter the south parking lot.

WE NEED GENTLY USED OR NEW CLOTHING DONATIONS!
WE ARE ONLY COLLECTING CLOTHING DONATIONS; PLEASE DO NOT DONATE NON-CLOTHING ITEMS.

Bring your clothing donations (women’s, men’s, kids) to any of these drop off locations during their normal business hours.

Aug
19
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night @ Christie Elementary
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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TSUFamily Connection Nights are a much-needed blast of family fun and connection! This month’s Value is THRIVING FAMILIES TACKLE THE TOUGH STUFF!

Join us as we celebrate the last hurrah of summer with a FREE back to school bash! We’ll have a bubble-gum blowing contest, bingo (with prizes for all!) and send you home with tools to tackle the tough stuff as you get back in your school routine,

AND (drumroll, please)…

iCream will be in the house making ice cream with sweet liquid nitrogen as we watch!

You won’t want to miss this FREE Family Connection Night! As usual, bring your own dinner and/or snacks (optional).

Did we mention that everything is totally FREE?!?!?

Host Location:
Christie Elementary
3801 Rainier Road
Plano, TX 75023

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Aug
25
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – Aug 27 @ 11:59 pm

Round LogoSAVE THE DATE!!!

AT-HOME FAMILY TIME CHALLENGE

 

 

Our At-Home Family Challenges are always a fun activity for families to do together, plus they are super easy!  Check back soon for specific details! You could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!

FAMILY TIME MATTERS!!!!

Sep
9
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Family Connection Night

TSUFamily Connection Nights are a much-needed blast of family fun and connection!

 

We’ll enjoy a great evening of fun activities and family time!  Go home with a Family Values tool to guide your family, too!  Yes, everything’s totally FREE!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Location details coming soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Sep
12
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Series! @ Haggard Public Library (Program Room)
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdSAVE THE DATE
This Side UP! Family has partnered with Plano Public Library System to bring an
invaluable, empowering 

Parenting POWER HOUR Series
Fall 2017

This Side UP! Family and the Plano Public Library system are partners to equip and empower parents of Elementary through High School Age kids on the topics listed below. Spend an hour with incredible parenting experts and other parents! 

Sep. 12 – Smart Money, Smart Kids
Oct. 10 – Just a Phase
Nov. 14 – Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Dec. 12 – Parenting with Love and Logic

POWER HOURS are FREE to the community.   Water and Light Snacks Provided.   (We’ll send you home with additional resources on each particular parenting topic, too.)

Following each Power Hour, there will be FREE 30-minute Parent Coaching Sessions from 7:45-8:45 pm.   This Free Parent Coaching is ONLY available to parents who also attend that evening’s Power Hour from 6:30 – 7:30pm.   

SPEAKER DETAILS AND COACHING REGISTRATION SITE COMING SOON!

 Hosted in partnership with Plano Public Library System.

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Sep
16
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Side Up! Meeting @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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This Month’s Topic – What Is Up With My Teenager?

Parenting teens is tough, and even tougher if you’re doing it on your own!  Join us as we welcome Cynthia Garrison, Certified Family Life Educator, and we’ll discuss topics specific to parenting those darn teenagers.

This month’s Single Side UP! meeting is held at Chase Oaks Family Center.  Childcare is provided onsite as space is available for single parents attending the meeting.  REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Meeting and Childcare location:
Chase Oaks Family Center
1896 K Avenue, Suite #200
Plano, TX 75074
(building is behind the Advance Auto Parts store)

Join other single parents for encouragement and connection! Single parenting has many challenges. Connecting with other single parents is important to both your parenting success & your personal well-being! 

Sep
22
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – Sep 24 @ 11:59 pm

Round LogoSAVE THE DATE!!!

AT-HOME FAMILY TIME CHALLENGE

 

 

Our At-Home Family Challenges are always a fun activity for families to do together, plus they are super easy!  Check back soon for specific details! You could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!

FAMILY TIME MATTERS!!!!

Oct
10
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Series! @ Haggard Public Library (Program Room)
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdSAVE THE DATE
This Side UP! Family has partnered with Plano Public Library System to bring an
invaluable, empowering 

Parenting POWER HOUR Series
Fall 2017

This Side UP! Family and the Plano Public Library system are partners to equip and empower parents of Elementary through High School Age kids on the topics listed below. Spend an hour with incredible parenting experts and other parents!

Sep. 12 – Smart Money, Smart Kids
Oct. 10 – Just a Phase
Nov. 14 – Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Dec. 12 – Parenting with Love and Logic

POWER HOURS are FREE to the community.   Water and Light Snacks Provided.   (We’ll send you home with additional resources on each particular parenting topic, too.)

Following each Power Hour, there will be FREE 30-minute Parent Coaching Sessions from 7:45-8:45 pm.   This Free Parent Coaching is ONLY available to parents who also attend that evening’s Power Hour from 6:30 – 7:30pm.   

SPEAKER DETAILS AND COACHING REGISTRATION SITE COMING SOON!

Hosted in partnership with Plano Public Library System.

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Oct
14
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

cropped-Round-Logo.jpgSAVE THE DATE!
Family Connection Night

TSUFamily Connection Nights are a much-needed blast of family fun and connection!

 

We’ll enjoy a great evening of fun activities and family time!  Go home with a Family Values tool to guide your family, too!  Yes, everything’s totally FREE!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Location details coming soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Oct
17
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Strong Willed Child Series! @ SORT IT OUT Room
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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POWER HOUR Lunch Series

Who is really in “control”in your family?  Do POWER STRUGGLES invade the atmosphere in your home?  Are there strategies and ideas to decrease the friction?

Parenting is difficult and temperamental clashes with strong-willed children can make it even more challenging.  Join us for this four-week series starting October 17 to share and learn techniques which include understanding this strong-willed temperament, creating a positive home/school environment, effective discipline and empowering both parent and child.  

Bring your own lunch.  Click HERE to register for one or all sessions.

Taught by Certified Family Life Educator/Mediator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS.  Tuesdays 12-1:30pm, starting 10/17 and ending 11/7.

Oct
21
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Side Up! Meeting @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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This Month’s Topic – How to Start a Side Business

This was a popular MeetUp last year, and we’re going to do it again!  It’s absolutely possible to turn your hobby into a side business, to help you earn a little extra money.  We’re not going to discuss network marketing opportunities, or driving for Uber.  We’re going to discuss how to take YOUR passion, and turning it into a business.  Bring your ideas!

This month’s Single Side UP! meeting is held at Chase Oaks Family Center.  Childcare is provided onsite as space is available for single parents attending the meeting.  REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Meeting and Childcare location:
Chase Oaks Family Center
1896 K Avenue, Suite #200
Plano, TX 75074
(building is behind the Advance Auto Parts store)

Join other single parents for encouragement and connection! Single parenting has many challenges. Connecting with other single parents is important to both your parenting success & your personal well-being! 

Oct
24
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Strong Willed Child Series! @ SORT IT OUT Room
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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POWER HOUR Lunch Series

Who is really in “control”in your family?  Do POWER STRUGGLES invade the atmosphere in your home?  Are there strategies and ideas to decrease the friction?

Parenting is difficult and temperamental clashes with strong-willed children can make it even more challenging.  Join us for this four-week series starting October 17 to share and learn techniques which include understanding this strong-willed temperament, creating a positive home/school environment, effective discipline and empowering both parent and child.  

Bring your own lunch.  Click HERE to register for one or all sessions.

Taught by Certified Family Life Educator/Mediator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS.  Tuesdays 12-1:30pm, starting 10/17 and ending 11/7.

Oct
27
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – Oct 29 @ 11:59 pm

Round LogoSAVE THE DATE!!!

AT-HOME FAMILY TIME CHALLENGE

 

 

Our At-Home Family Challenges are always a fun activity for families to do together, plus they are super easy!  Check back soon for specific details! You could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!

FAMILY TIME MATTERS!!!!

Oct
31
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Strong Willed Child Series! @ SORT IT OUT Room
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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POWER HOUR Lunch Series

Who is really in “control”in your family?  Do POWER STRUGGLES invade the atmosphere in your home?  Are there strategies and ideas to decrease the friction?

Parenting is difficult and temperamental clashes with strong-willed children can make it even more challenging.  Join us for this four-week series starting October 17 to share and learn techniques which include understanding this strong-willed temperament, creating a positive home/school environment, effective discipline and empowering both parent and child.  

Bring your own lunch.  Click HERE to register for one or all sessions.

Taught by Certified Family Life Educator/Mediator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS.  Tuesdays 12-1:30pm, starting 10/17 and ending 11/7.

Nov
7
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Strong Willed Child Series! @ SORT IT OUT Room
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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POWER HOUR Lunch Series

Who is really in “control”in your family?  Do POWER STRUGGLES invade the atmosphere in your home?  Are there strategies and ideas to decrease the friction?

Parenting is difficult and temperamental clashes with strong-willed children can make it even more challenging.  Join us for this four-week series starting October 17 to share and learn techniques which include understanding this strong-willed temperament, creating a positive home/school environment, effective discipline and empowering both parent and child.  

Bring your own lunch.  Click HERE to register for one or all sessions.

Taught by Certified Family Life Educator/Mediator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS.  Tuesdays 12-1:30pm, starting 10/17 and ending 11/7.

Nov
11
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

cropped-Round-Logo.jpgSAVE THE DATE!
Family Connection Night

TSUFamily Connection Nights are a much-needed blast of family fun and connection!

 

We’ll enjoy a great evening of fun activities and family time!  Go home with a Family Values tool to guide your family, too!  Yes, everything’s totally FREE!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Location details coming soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Nov
14
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Series! @ Haggard Public Library (Program Room)
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdSAVE THE DATE
This Side UP! Family has partnered with Plano Public Library System to bring an
invaluable, empowering 

Parenting POWER HOUR Series
Fall 2017


This Side UP! Family and the Plano Public Library system are partners to equip and empower parents of Elementary through High School Age kids on the topics listed below. Spend an hour with incredible parenting experts and other parents! 

Sep. 12 – Smart Money, Smart Kids
Oct. 10 – Just a Phase
Nov. 14 – Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Dec. 12 – Parenting with Love and Logic

POWER HOURS are FREE to the community.   Water and Light Snacks Provided.   (We’ll send you home with additional resources on each particular parenting topic, too.)

Following each Power Hour, there will be FREE 30-minute Parent Coaching Sessions from 7:45-8:45 pm.   This Free Parent Coaching is ONLY available to parents who also attend that evening’s Power Hour from 6:30 – 7:30pm.   

SPEAKER DETAILS AND COACHING REGISTRATION SITE COMING SOON!

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Nov
18
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Side Up! Meeting @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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This Month’s Topic – Ask A Lawyer

This month’s Single Side UP! meeting is held at Chase Oaks Family Center.  Childcare is provided onsite as space is available for single parents attending the meeting.  REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Meeting and Childcare location:
Chase Oaks Family Center
1896 K Avenue, Suite #200
Plano, TX 75074
(building is behind the Advance Auto Parts store)

Join other single parents for encouragement and connection!  Single parenting has many challenges.  Connecting with other single parents is important to both your parenting success & your personal well-being!

Nov
24
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – Nov 26 @ 11:59 pm

Round LogoSAVE THE DATE!!!

AT-HOME FAMILY TIME CHALLENGE

 

 

Our At-Home Family Challenges are always a fun activity for families to do together, plus they are super easy!  Check back soon for specific details! You could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!

FAMILY TIME MATTERS!!!!

Dec
9
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

cropped-Round-Logo.jpgSAVE THE DATE!
Family Connection Night

TSUFamily Connection Nights are a much-needed blast of family fun and connection!

 

We’ll enjoy a great evening of fun activities and family time!  Go home with a Family Values tool to guide your family, too!  Yes, everything’s totally FREE!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Location details coming soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Dec
12
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Series! @ Haggard Public Library (Program Room)
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdSAVE THE DATE
This Side UP! Family has partnered with Plano Public Library System to bring an
invaluable, empowering 

Parenting POWER HOUR Series
Fall 2017


This Side UP! Family and the Plano Public Library system are partners to equip and empower parents of Elementary through High School Age kids on the topics listed below. Spend an hour with incredible parenting experts and other parents! 

Sep. 12 – Smart Money, Smart Kids
Oct. 10 – Just a Phase
Nov. 14 – Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Dec. 12 – Parenting with Love and Logic

POWER HOURS are FREE to the community.   Water and Light Snacks Provided.   (We’ll send you home with additional resources on each particular parenting topic, too.)

Following each Power Hour, there will be FREE 30-minute Parent Coaching Sessions from 7:45-8:45 pm.   This Free Parent Coaching is ONLY available to parents who also attend that evening’s Power Hour from 6:30 – 7:30pm.   

SPEAKER DETAILS AND COACHING REGISTRATION SITE COMING SOON!

Hosted in partnership with Plano Public Library System.

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Taking families SURVIVING to THRIVING!