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My Daughter Will Miss 7 Days of School for a Vacation and I’m Okay with That

Last week we left for a family wedding in California, after which we will head to Lake Tahoe with my recently married sister. By the time we return, my second grader will miss seven days of the new school year. At first, I pondered whether or not taking a vacation while she’s in school was a mistake. […]

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International Coffee Day :: 8 Kid-Friendly Places To Drink {& Enjoy!} Coffee in DFW

My school-aged kiddo has headed back to the classroom, which means I’m left with only one little person to wrangle on a daily basis. It’s time to hit up the preschool/playgroup circuit and arrange a get-together or two. The weather will be playground-appropriate soon, but sometimes my mom friends and I like to seek refuge in a […]

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Down Dog! The BEST Yoga Spots for Kids in DFW

Calm.   Mindful.   Patient. A kid with these qualities isn’t a mythical being. No, a kid with these qualities has probably been stretching her body and mind at a yoga class somewhere. Yoga has long touted as a super-beneficial means of keeping little people both mentally and physically fit, because it helps to build self-esteem […]

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It’s the Year of the Rooster! Celebrate Chinese New Year with Crow Collection

DFW is a thriving metroplex, filled with cultural organizations from around the world. In our house, it is important to learn about other cultures, so my family attends fun events and festivals as often as possible. Chinese New Year is one of our favorites. We’ve attended the festival in downtown Dallas twice, and plan on going […]

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Score! Here’s Why i9 Sports and Kids Are a Winning Combo

This post was sponsored by i9 Sports. All opinions are the writer’s own. My husband has played soccer for 35 years. It’s his passion! As a father and a coach, he is thrilled to pass his love and expertise of the game on to our two kids. Even though our life gets a little (okay, a lot) […]

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New & Cool: A Look Inside The Playdate Co.

Heads up, Moms! Dallas has a brand-new indoor playspace. Yup, breathe a collective sigh of happy relief, and then go check out The Playdate Co. You can keep kids busy and engaged for more than 20 minutes, meet friends for a chat and coffee, beat the heat or escape the cold. Read on for a peek […]

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Run, Jump & Climb! The Best Places to Take Your Junior Ninja Warrior

Your kid loves to run, jump, and climb. She loves to hang upside down and she accepts any challenge that comes her way. Sounds like you’ve got a Junior Ninja Warrior at home! Following the fitness trend and popular TV show American Ninja Warrior, kid-friendly facilities are popping up all over DFW, and each one is filled with all the […]

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