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Yes, They Are Listening… Lessons in Kindness

Y’all.  This isn’t a post about the millions of amazing things I’ve done right.  It’s really more of a post about all the years I’ve waited to see the results of things I hoped I did right.  I’ve always said that I got the regular issue kind of kids; not the special order kind with sparkling […]

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Stepparenting 101 — Things I’ve Learned as a Stepmom

Much like being a mom, being a stepmom is full of self doubt, questioning your every decision, having no idea what you are doing, and feeling like you’re failing while simultaneously hoping for the best. But unlike being a mom, there’s not a lot of support systems for the stepparent.  I’ve found some negatives groups […]

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How to Get Up the Guts to Travel Internationally with Kids

Part Two of this article is forthcoming, when we get home from our first as-a-family international trip, and I’ll let you know then which of my two working titles I went with for Part Two. My options at the moment are: How to Successfully Travel Internationally With Your Kids or Why I am a Fool and you […]

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Join DMB & Kate Somerville for a Moms Morning Out: Pampering Event

Skin Care by Kate Somerville is hosting our readers, local moms, and their friends for an exclusive event with Dallas Moms Blog at Neiman Marcus – NorthPark. Join us Saturday, February 25 from 10am-12pm in the Reuben Room for a fun, intimate Pampering Event with Dallas Moms Blog and Kate Somerville. With the purchase of a ticket, guests […]

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The Best Kid’s Apps for Road Trips – Top 10 Kid-Friendly Apps

In Dallas, Spring Break is the perfect chance to get out of dodge! From a weekend trip to Waco or Austin to a longer trip to San Antonio or Houston, Dallasites know how to travel. When you have kids, everything gets a little more complicated. What used to be a quick trip to Magnolia Market for a […]

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Is Your Car Seat Installed Correctly? My Car Seat Install Can Help.

This post has been sponsored by My Car Seat Install and Dallas Moms Blog received a complimentary lesson to write this review. All opinions are 100% our own.  When we were brand new parents (and had zero chill about everything) we turned to experts at every age and stage of our daughter’s life. Before she […]

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Hey Fellow Mom, It’s Okay to Just Survive

Dear mom/dad/grandparent/guardian, I need to tell you something simple, but important.    It’s okay to just survive.    I taught 5th grade science in another life and I remember some of our vocabulary words during the life science unit were “thrive”, “survive”, and “perish”.  The visual vocabulary cards I had showed a plant in full […]

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Toss the Books and Trust Yourself – Anxiety in New Moms

.When I was 23 and preparing to become a new mom for the first time, honestly I was terrified. Outside of babysitting a handful of times in high school, I had no experience with kids. So, naturally I did what every terrified mom-to-be probably does at some point in their pregnancy…I checked out several books from […]

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