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Mom Lessons

A series about lessons the DMB contributors have learned as mothers!

Surviving Summer Reading

How to Survive All the Summer Reading

I love summer reading. I love it so so much. Am I alone here? We all know it is good and necessary to keep kids sharp over the summer, but it can also feel like a chore for parents to implement. As my kids have gotten older, I have developed a (work-in-progress) list of tips to make […]

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Summer Bucket List

The Working Mom’s Summer Bucket List

It happens every holiday, 100%, without fail. I tell myself, “This year, I’m going to let it go.”  It will be ok to let this holiday pass without putting up decorations. I’m not going to get my husband a gift for this Hallmark holiday. Or wish for a gift.  And yet. Two days before said holiday? […]

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SummerFun

How I Intend To Make This Summer Count

As an elementary school educator, I have always looked forward to summer. No alarm clock, no schedule. Plenty of lazy days and lots of down time. A time to get refreshed and geared up for another amazing school year. Then I became a mom and summer turned into quite the opposite of what I was accustomed […]

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FULL SMALL HOUSE

Tiny House: 15 Reasons to Live Small in Dallas

While it might not fit the universal definition of a tiny house (under 500 sf, according to a google search), my house is small by Dallas’ standards. Especially when you take into account our living things to square foot ratio: 6 people and two dogs with less than 200sf each.  We have looked at bigger homes for […]

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Fisher Farms - Dallas Moms Blog

Fisher Farm :: Freshness Delivered To Your Doorstep

Dallas Moms Blog has partnered with Fisher Farms to bring you this post. All opinions are 100% our own! There’s no surprise that the produce we find and see in our larger supermarkets can sometimes be meh.  The variety offered at my local supermarket isn’t always appealing, which can be disappointing for a mom like me.  I pride […]

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Foster care - Dallas Moms Blog

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Foster Parent?

Far and away the most common response I get when telling people the infant in my care is a foster placement is something to the effect of “You are so amazing/it takes a special person to do that/I could never do that” etc. etc. etc.   I have yet to say what I am really thinking […]

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