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A Dallas Guide to Holiday Musicals & Productions {2017}

Whether it's with the family or for a date night, you can't miss some of the incredible productions that happen around Dallas during the holidays; from children's theater performances to stage productions of timeless classics. Don't let a busy schedule get in your way of making plans to attend at least one of these listed [...]
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The Ultimate Guide to Dallas Family-Friendly Holiday Events {2017}

While your schedule may be getting full, there's never enough excuses for you to put everything aside and spend this holiday season with your family. We have the ultimate guide to Holiday Events around the Dallas metroplex that will be a sure fire way to keep everyone involved and happy!    One Time Only (By [...]
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Where to Find Holiday Lights in Dallas {2017}

In a sprawling metroplex, finding holiday lights can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. It's important to know the right neighborhoods to search, how far you want to travel, and whether you want to stay in your car or get out and explore. Whether you're new to Dallas or looking to see [...]
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Where to Find Santa Claus in Dallas {2017}

The Big Guy in Red is coming to town! Do you have a plan? We've got THE list for where you'll want to find the perfect Santa for your family!  Ten Greatest Santa's in Dallas *In no particular order!  1. Gaylord Texan -- Grapevine At the Gaylord Texan's Lone Star Christmas not only do you get [...]
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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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A Bad Moms Christmas with Alamo Drafthouse {Tickets on Sale!}

Some of our favorite moms in real life are bringing the joy of the Holidays and Motherhood to the Big Screen! Dallas Moms Blog & Alamo Drafthouse – Richardson are partnering together to bring our audience a private Rowdy Screening of A Bad Moms Christmas!  Starting at 6:30pm, we are taking over the lobby for a pre-event Happy Hour. Bring your […]

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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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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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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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More than 300 Summer Camps! : Something For Everyone at Parish

This post is sponsored by Parish Episcopal School’s EXTEND Summer Camps. All opinions are 100% our own! When it comes to planning summer activities for my kids, I have these recurring daydreams where everyone sleeps in and we leisurely enjoy peaceful afternoons at the pool. No one fights. It’s glorious. These daydreams last for about […]

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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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Tips for Visiting Your Local Library with Kids

Libraries are an incredible resource for moms of young kids! They provide an outlet for families stuck at home during the day and the opportunity to learn everything from using the potty to computer skills. Here are five tips for getting the most out of your visit to your local library. Check the website for story […]

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