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How To Host a Backyard Movie Night On a Budget

In our family, we love movies! We try to stay on top of the latest kid flicks and get out to the cinema as often as our budget allows.  But over the years, we’ve seen movie ticket prices spike and for a family of 5, it just gets too pricey sometimes.  Our solution to this? […]

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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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10 Ways to Have Fun in the Water with Little Ones {Splash into Summer Series}

Summer is almost here and we’re ready to start dusting off our sprinklers and blowing up some floaties! As the weather starts to warm up and we get closer to slipping on our swimsuits, Dallas Moms Blog and Emler Swim School bring you a new post each week focusing on water fun & safety. Join […]

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Score! Here’s Why i9 Sports and Kids Are a Winning Combo

This post was sponsored by i9 Sports. All opinions are the writer’s own. My husband has played soccer for 35 years. It’s his passion! As a father and a coach, he is thrilled to pass his love and expertise of the game on to our two kids. Even though our life gets a little (okay, a lot) […]

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6+ Reasons City Futsal is better than YMCA soccer

My husband is a former soccer player and a current soccer fan, and he coached our son’s soccer team through the local YMCA last Fall. We enjoyed it, but in the Spring we decided to avoid a season of rained-out Spring soccer games and instead enroll our 7 year old son in City Futsal clinics near […]

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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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Moms in the Know :: Your Monthly Guide to Dallas in November

Once your goblins have gobbled up candy galore, and it’s then time to start talking turkey. Visit a farm, enjoy a cultural festival, or have a blast at a seasonal event with the entire family. We’ve got the very best in hot happenings around the Dallas area, so take a peek at what is in store […]

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Ways to Get Wet : A Dallas Guide to Splashpads, Pools, and Water Parks

Too hot to be outdoors? Throw on everyone’s bathing suits, grab a towel and sunscreen, and hit the town.  Dallas Moms Blog has you more than covered with the top area places to beat the heat. POOLS: Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles Pool – To the locals, this nostalgic slice of summer is more commonly […]

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Guide to VBS in Dallas 2016

Now that school is out and summer is officially here, moms all over the metroplex are looking for things to do with their kiddos. One thing kids love to do during the summer is attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at a local church. Registration for VBS has already begun at many churches through Dallas and the [...]
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Dallas Moms In the Know :: Your Guide to Family-Friendly Activities in May

Summer is quickly approaching and the weather is getting warmer. Here’s your chance to take advantage of some great family activities before our first 100 degree day. From Renaissance fair to art festivals and storytimes in the park, there’s something for everyone almost any day of the week.  The Guide below is just a glimpse […]

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Elevate your Date Night

Our marriage changed when we had our third baby. We were overwhelmed, outnumbered and under-rested. On a whim we tore the list of 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas out of D Magazine, lined up a babysitter to come every Saturday night we were in town, and started crossing locations off of our Bucket List of […]

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Dallas Moms in the Know :: Your Guide to Family Events in March

It’s that time of year where moms are beginning to get antsy in anticipation of Summer! With only three months left of school and Spring Break just a few weeks away (or closer for some), we’re already filling our calendars with birthday parties, sporting events, and some much needed vacation time! Whether you’re looking for something do because […]

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