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Finding Your Fit at Lakehill Preparatory School

This post has been sponsored by Lakehill Preparatory School to bring you valuable information about your school choices! We all want what is best for our children. We research our options for schools by reading, asking questions of other parents, and observing. My husband and I thought we had all the answers we needed when […]

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Creative Gift Ideas for the LEGO® Maniac at Dallas Bricks

This post has been sponsored by Dallas Bricks. All opinions are our own! Hi!  My name is Amanda and I have a LEGO problem/addiction.  My son’s room is running out of space for them and the LEGO bricks are spilling out onto bookshelves in our living room, playroom, and kitchen tables! I pretend like they’re for […]

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Guide to Childcare, Preschools and Private Schools in the Dallas Metroplex

As a new mom, making that decision to enroll your child into their first "away" program can be overwhelming, stressful, and just plain hard -- especially in DFW! If you're new to the game, you may not be aware that you have a LOT of options depending on your needs, child's age, and the goals [...]
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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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Education & Outdoor Fun with Springfree Trampoline’s tgoma {+a Springfree Trampoline Giveaway!}

Dallas Moms Blog has partnered with Springfree Trampoline to bring you this post. All opinions are 100% our own! This August our family hit a new (and kind of scary) milestone — Kindergarten. We’re now 5 weeks in and I have to admit, while I was given some very helpful tips that have definitely eased this transition, no amount […]

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Lakehill Preparatory School: Preparing Students for the Future

This post has been sponsored by Lakehill Preparatory School to bring you valuable information about your school choices! Thirteen years ago I began my search for the “perfect” school for my daughter. My second child was on the way yet I was struggling with making the right choice for my number one. I started visiting […]

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Preschool Dropout: Why I Pulled my Daughter from a School We Love 

Last year, the baby of our family started her second year of preschool. The first year I was working part-time, so I had to use the hours of child-free time to invest into my work. Mid-way through the year I transitioned out of that position, which allowed me extra freedom to use that kid-free time for […]

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Stop the Preschool Search! Discover The Learning Experience Castle Hills

This post has been sponsored by The Learning Experience in Castle Hills. All opinions are 100% our own! When my first son turned 2 years old, I remember the struggles I went through searching for a Mother’s Day Out/Preschool. Being my first, I suffered with extreme “mom guilt” for wanting that little time to myself, […]

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Language Development

In college, I vaguely remember taking a course in linguistics all about language development in children.  Today, I’m raising a young toddler eager to talk, but have forgotten anything useful I once learned.  (Mom brain is real and long lasting, folks!) In the spirit of the new school year and new opportunities to learn, I consulted […]

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Things You Shouldn’t Have to Know: How to Survive a Yellow Jacket Attack

In an emergent situation, there are some people you just know that you don’t want to be around them. They are the type to panic, make poor choices and cause themselves or those around them further harm. I have done everything possible to NOT be this person- I am the type to read articles about […]

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