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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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My daughter (and husband) thought it was so funny when I fell off the curb seven months pregnant.  Thankfully, we were all laughing at my tumble.

Mom Confession: I Have AFV Syndrome

The scene is always set for the perfect storm- Dad holding the rope that controls the piñata, standing just a bit too close to an unsteady four year old that is blindfolded and was just spun around like a toy top.  This party guest starts his series of five attempts to hit the dangling Superman […]

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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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THE -GO TO- POOL PARTY GUIDE

The “Go-To” Pool Party Guide {With A Little Help From Pinterest}

Let’s face it.  Those 100-degree temps will be here before we know it.  Everyone will be ready to hit the pool to cool off from the hot, summer blaze.  In my book, that calls for the ultimate pool party with the kiddos, family, and friends!  Check out our guide below for all your pool party needs […]

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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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Hold on to your Hats, Dallas Families: Hat Creek Burger Co. is Coming to North Texas

This post has been sponsored by Hat Creek Burger Co. All opinions are 100% our own! As an Austin-Dallas transplant, there are definitely things I miss about Austin, mainly food and old friends. When I heard that Hat Creek was expanding to our neck of the woods, my mouth literally started watering. The burgers!  That […]

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Watching The Force Awakens at a Star Wars movie on the square in downtown Carrollton

A Nerdy Mom’s Guide To Family Fun In The Dallas Area

Before meeting my husband, if you would have asked me the difference between DC and Marvel or who voiced Bumblebee in Transformers: The Movie, you would have been met with a blank stare and a snarky comment.  Being married to a nerd (sorry, hon!) and being a boy mom has taught me a few things.  […]

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