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YoungLives :: A Place at the Table for the Teen Mom

My friend Amanda Cunningham is the leader of the Mesquite and Garland YoungLives Club and she’s opened my eyes over the last couple of years to a group of moms we often overlook: teen moms. In the mom-group and mommy-blog world we are so careful to include the working moms, the stay-at-home moms, the single […]

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Fa-La-La Fitness: 5K’s, Fun Runs, & Santa Chases in Dallas {2017}

It's undeniable that everyone enjoys the food that comes with the holidays! But by the end of your 6th piece of pie, you might be looking for some balance. Dallas offers a variety of ways to burn some of those calories consumed during your holiday parties AND enjoy some much-needed cooler weather outdoors with family and [...]
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Guide to Schools & Preschools in the Dallas Metroplex (2017-2018)

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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Mom Confessions :: On Raising Middle Schoolers

I lived through those newborn days where my baby was confused about night/day and I felt like I could never sleep, it actually felt like it would never end. Then I lived through the terrible twos when they started at the age of one, not at two like the parenting book said! I also lived through […]

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Sayonara Summer! :: DMB’s 3rd Annual Playscape Tour Recap

Summer means, lazy mornings, PJ's til noon, and going where the day takes you. Although a change of pace is usually welcomed by parents AND kids, after about two weeks everyone is ready to get out of the house and have some fun! It's for this reason Dallas Mom's Blog continued our annual playscape tour [...]
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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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Becoming a Fearless Learner at Explore Horizons

This post has been sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own!  As parents, it’s our job to make sure our children have the best shot at being successful in life. One of the biggest pieces to this puzzle include the schooling and education we choose for them. We are lucky to live […]

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2017 Summer Camp Guide for the Dallas Metroplex

The following guide contains links to sponsored businesses. All opinions are our own.  Dallas Moms Blog is thrilled to launch of our 3rd annual in-depth guide to local summer camps for children of all ages for the Dallas metroplex.  Below you will find details on FEATURED summer camps happening around DFW. These are businesses Dallas Moms [...]
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Moms In the Know :: Your Monthly Guide To Dallas in January

2016 is in the books. Whew! Onward and upward in 2017, yes? As soon as January hits, we are so ready to crawl out from the holiday haze and embrace that fresh clean new year. Ahhh. The first page in a new notebook. How will you begin? Here are some ideas for getting out there, […]

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A Different Kind of Dental Experience :: Aurentz Family Dental

Dallas Moms Blog received a complimentary service in order to provide this review. All opinions are 100% our own! My daughter was eighteen months old when she first decided that she was terrified of dentists. Our pediatrician had referred us for an early cleaning because she had a significant tartar buildup, and I dutifully made the […]

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Run, Jump & Climb! The Best Places to Take Your Junior Ninja Warrior

Your kid loves to run, jump, and climb. She loves to hang upside down and she accepts any challenge that comes her way. Sounds like you’ve got a Junior Ninja Warrior at home! Following the fitness trend and popular TV show American Ninja Warrior, kid-friendly facilities are popping up all over DFW, and each one is filled with all the […]

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