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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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Best Places in Dallas to have a Kids Birthday Party when Dealing with Unpredictable Weather

When it comes to kids birthday parties, I have to admit I am sort of picky. I am past the point of wanting to have them at my home where I spend weeks prepping and cleaning up. Yet I want something super fun, clean, and private for my birthday boy to feel special and not […]

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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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Direct Sales: Shedding the Stereotype

This February marks FOUR years since I joined a direct sales company. If you would have told me in college, that I would be putting my marketing degree aside to sell skincare, I would have laughed at you. Back then I thought ALL direct sales companies were pyramid schemes and full of sleezy salespeople.  But that […]

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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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