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Pinterest Almost Ruined Our Road Trip

Last month we set off on our first family of 4 road trip. Thanks to Pinterest, I was armed with an overload of car activities. I was ready to go and feeling pretty good about myself. About 45 min in, my two year old son started to get bored of watching cars. I turned to […]

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Cheap Mom Finds Hidden Boutique in Walmart

Ok folks, I have a confession: I’m cheap. Well for those of y’all who know me, that’s not much of a confession, that’s a given. So, I can go a step further and share a little secret: I’ve been buying kids clothes at Walmart. This too may not be a huge shocker for many of you […]

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Party Planning on a Dime

I love planning birthday parties, but I also love saving money, and typically those things don’t go hand in hand.  It seems like Pinterest makes Mama’s feel like they have to go above and beyond with party planning and spend a fortune, but that’s not true.  I’m here to tell you how you can have […]

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Breakfast Play Date Hosted by My Kids DDS :: Registration Now Open!

This event has sold out! Please stay tuned for more play dates in the future! Your first pediatric dental appointment can be scary! Dallas Moms Blog has partnered with My Kids DDS to take parents (and kids) through a pediatric dental office to make your first experience less intimidating! A dental hygienist will be on hand during a […]

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Family Fun: The Trinity River Audubon Center

I’m a bonafide city slicker, but sometimes I just crave an open space; a place to run around and be one with nature.  Raising a three-year-old boy has made me further realize it’s good to get out of the urban environment and let my son explore the greater outdoors in ways the neighborhood park cannot provide. Karla […]

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The Power of A Parent’s Words

Nothing will make a mom stop dead in her tracks like the first time she hears her own words echoed by her kid.   I’ll never forget when my 4 year old niece said “I look so fat in this.”  My sister looked like someone punched her.  She vowed never to let her daughter hear […]

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5 Places to Teach Your Kids About Art in Dallas

As a life-long art-lover and former elementary art teacher, I try to take every opportunity to teach my daughter about art. Some of this is through art projects at home, but I really love to take her out to see “real” art in person.  Dallas is such a great place to learn about art! We have […]

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Flying Fun: 4 Tips For Surviving A Flight With Kids

In the last five years, this mama has had her fair share of flying with kids. With our relatives split between California and Texas, we make the nearly cross country trek at least twice annually. My family has experienced mechanical delays, weather delays, cancelled flights, overweight luggage, red-eye flights, and yes, the ever-feared crying child, just […]

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Kids Still Learning “Library-Appropriate” Behavior? Try Online Book Requests With the Dallas Public Library

My husband and I both have fond memories of checking out books from our childhood public libraries, especially during the summer, and we couldn’t wait to get our kids their first library cards. Early last year—when our son had recently turned two and our baby daughter was just starting to crawl—we took our first, highly […]

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The IPad Experiment

Following the birth of my second child, I had trouble giving my oldest son the same level of attention that he was accustomed to. I fell into the habit of letting him use the iPad when I would feed the baby, or put him down to rest – simply as a tool to keep the […]

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DMB Summer Playdate :: Monster Yogurt {Registration Now Open!}

This event is now sold out! Keep an eye out for our next event in July!      Dallas Moms Blog & Monster Yogurt are bringing you our next FREE Summer Playdate! Join us on  Friday, July 11th from 10:30-11:30am for a casual get together with fellow Dallas metroplex moms for a little play time and a special treat with your […]

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10 Dad Dates Around Dallas

The Dallas Moms Blog spent the month of June celebrating dads and showcasing their perspective on parenthood. The modern-day dad seems excited and ready to take on the ups and downs of parenting. I am blessed by one such dad…my husband. One thing that he enjoys doing with our kids is going on a “Dad […]

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Forget What You Thought You Knew :: Come Explore Branson!

Dallas Moms Blog was invited to participate in a promotional tour of Branson, Missouri; however all opinions are 100% our own. Krystal is sharing her experience with you through a series of posts to help guide you through your next Branson experience! I have to be honest. . . if you asked me a few weeks ago to make […]

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Do Me A Favor: Skip the Goody Bags?

My friend–I’ll call her Grace–threw a lovely at-home birthday party for her five-year old. It was one of the best parties I’ve attended, and it ended unforgettably. As the little guests arrived (all girls in this case) they were led to a table with crayons, markers and stickers scattered liberally about. Each girl was handed […]

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Huggies Little Movers My Gym Takeover {+ Diaper Giveaway}

Dallas Moms Blog has partnered with Huggies Little Movers for this post. While we didn’t receive monetary compensation, we did receive free diapers in exchange for this post…after all, what mama wouldn’t turn down free diapers?! But we want to give you FREE DIAPERS too, so read on! Have you seen the new ads featuring […]

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