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From Alumni to Teacher: My Time at Lakehill Preparatory School

This post has been sponsored by Lakehill Preparatory School. All opinions are 100% my own.  When I first went off to college in the fall of 2000, everyone I met asked me where I graduated from high school. The conversation ALWAYS went something like this. When I revealed that I graduated from a very small K- […]

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A Mom’s Guide to the 1st First Day of School

August… Backpacks. Lunchboxes. Pencils. Highlighters. Rulers. Haircuts. New Clothes.   In August, you’re one of two types of moms: the emotional, teary-eyed mom or the mom jumping up and down, thrilled for the routine of the school year.  Either way, in my opinion, it’s a day to celebrate you too.   So after you make […]

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Jim Montgomery Swim School:: Teaching Kids to LOVE Swimming {+ Giveaway}

This post has been sponsored by Jim Montgomery Swim School. All opinions are 100% our own.  “I don’t waaaaannnnt to go to swimming!” This phrase. Followed by huffing and puffing and tears. Every. Single. Week.  We continued this routine for months until we (I) couldn’t take it anymore. Fast forward to January 2016 when a sparkly, […]

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A Wine Guide for Busy Moms

Moms, you’re busy. You work, raise kids, prepare meals, wash clothes, kiss boo-boos, stop wrestling matches, participate in school activities, and occasionally have a social life. There is a chance that strolling the wine aisle at your local Specs isn’t part of your action-packed day. So, I decided to do the legwork for you…I know, […]

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Creating A Dallas Charter School :: A Mom Who Inspires

From media personalities and print writers to leaders and travelers, Dallas-Fort Worth is full of amazing women who have found ways to stand above a crowd.  When we have the opportunity, we’re always thrilled to introduce you to some of those who help motivate us to be better moms, wives, and women. This week, we’re continuing our […]

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Let the Doctor Come to You with Mend; a Children’s Health Affiliate

This post has been sponsored by Mend; a favorite service of Dallas Moms Blog for busy families.  It was just a couple of days after Christmas.  Half of the ornaments were off the tree, new toys were scattered throughout the house, and dishes were still piled up waiting for their turn to be washed.  We […]

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Handwriting Help:: When Your Child is Trying to Strangle his Pencil?!

I used to be a teacher– a pretty good one in fact. Parents even paid me real money to tutor their children after school in areas such as reading, writing, AND handwriting. So you may be surprised to find MY kid at a handwriting class with an occupational therapist. Well, weird things happen when you have children. 1. […]

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