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The Small Things: Teaching Your Kids to Serve the World Around Them

Sometimes the running list of things I am trying to teach my 2 year old is almost overwhelming. Don’t talk with food in your mouth. Use your silverware, not your fingers. Use your inside voice. Share your toys. Hold my hand in the parking lot. Be gentle with your baby brother. Don’t throw rocks. Don’t […]

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My Family’s Favorite Preschool Magazines

My kids love to read! Well, they’re only 3 and 4 years old, so I guess they love to listen to Mommy or Daddy (or ANYONE) read to them. We’ve been huge fans of our public library for years, out of necessity because it keeps us from reading the same books over and OVER. Another […]

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Let’s Discover “Music Together!” :: An Aveeno Sponsored Playdate

Wow! This event has already sold out!! While there won’t be a waiting list for this event, stay tuned for the fun play dates we have scheduled for this summer!  We are having so much fun getting to know each of you at our Dallas Moms Blog play dates, we decided to throw in 1 […]

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First Annual Easter Egg Hunt Recap + Giveaway!

Last Friday, we anxiously awaited an accurate weather forecast to predict how our second outdoor event {ever!} would begin: cancelled due to thunderstorms or would the skies clear just for our event? THANKFULLY, the weather decided to hold off until Sunday {although it was a little chilly}, and we were able to host our first […]

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Dallas Guide to Summer Camps in DFW

It’s only the beginning of April, and we’re already thinking about Summer! How much we love the 100+ degree days of humid Texas weather. When about the only thing you can do to beat the heat is live in a pool! While many of us would love to spend every day swimming, why not start […]

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Learning through Music

Before I became a Mom, I was a Kindergarten teacher for four years.  If you walked into my classroom, you would almost always hear a song playing.  If it was during our work time, I had classical music playing to help the kids focus.  If it was circle time, I had some sort of educational […]

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Easy Frozen Applesauce Toddler Snacks

I always thought I was one of the lucky ones — a mom whose kid would eat practically anything. And then, toddlerhood happened. It started innocently enough, with a closer examination of the things he was putting in his mouth. But soon, he started refusing to eat anything that looked different. Now, I make sure […]

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Indoor Playspace Tour Stop #4: SEA LIFE Grapevine

Even if you weren’t able to attend our Kidville play date last week, this is definitely an indoor play place you’ll want to remember for the summer! As the temperatures begin to soar, Kidville is a great way to escape indoors for healthy entertainment that will last for hours.  Thanks to all the mamas who […]

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Nature Centers in DFW :: For Nature-Deficit Disordered Parents and Children

My family and I moved to the DFW area five and a half years ago for my husband’s job. It all happened very quickly. I’d moved several times before; I considered myself to be adaptable and resourceful. We expected to stay a while, so I hoped DFW and I would like each other. I found […]

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Birthday Party Etiquette

Etiquette. Some of you may be thinking to yourself, “Does it really even exist anymore?” In my heart of hearts, I believe it does.  I believe that what many think to be the breakdown of etiquette or the lack of manners is merely the differences among us.  Although Emily Post and Miss Manners would be […]

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Is Sugar Really That Bad For You? {Answers from Richardson Dentistry}

When a candy-heavy holiday approaches (like Easter), I begin to think twice about the traditions I always had as a child. While candy was so exciting to receive as a kid in my homemade Valentine’s bag or my frilly Easter basket, as a mom, I now realize how much candy my kids are constantly exposed […]

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City Moms Blog Network- A Parent’s Travel Guide at Your Fingertips

A year ago, I was pregnant and dreaming of a weekend getaway in the future- one that was romantic, fun, and kid-free. We decided that March 2014 would be our special weekend trip to our favorite city: New Orleans. Well, fast forward, and our trip was around the corner.  Our 2.5 year old walked in […]

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It’s Time for Bunny Rabbit Days at NorthPark!

There are so many fun events and activities going on around Dallas that sometimes the really GREAT ones are easy to miss! For example, did you know about Bunny Rabbit Days at NorthPark Mall? For over 26 years, Marc Robins Photography has been taking family and individual photos at his studio (located inside NorthPark Center)! 26 […]

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Learning Letters: Parent Approved Tools

Lately, my 3-year-old son has been very interested in learning his letters.  In my quest to capture this enthusiasm, I’ve found some fun learning tools that I wanted to share with fellow readers: 1. LeapFrog Interactive Letter Factory Flash Cards  - We were already a fan of LeapFrog’s Junior Book Pal.  The system centers around an […]

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A Family Guide for Spring Activities in DFW

Spring has officially sprung! It’s that time of year when you want to spend as much time outside as possible and enjoy the beautiful Texas weather before the heat wave hits! Rather than scrambling each day trying to find what to do next with your kids, we’ve got an easy check list for you to […]

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