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Lift Your Spirits! Dallas Children’s Theater Presents BALLOONACY

There are no words to describe the newest show at Dallas Children’s Theater. In the style of mime and clowns, with a little Charlie Chaplin style thrown in for good measure. Literally…there. are. no. words.   The latest offering from Dallas Children’s Theater is directed by former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey clown college […]

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Not Just for Week Days! The Best Weekend Mommy and Me Classes in Dallas

As a working mom, I know how much group learning benefits the development of my child. I love seeing the advancements my daughter makes while learning how to play and interact in a group and watching other children inspire my daughter to try new things. It’s wonderful that she has these experiences in a school […]

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An Open Letter To…My Three Year Old

I’ve really been into this whole phenomenon of “open letters” surfacing all over social media lately. As I considered my blog post for the month of April, I knew immediately that I wanted to write an open letter, AND I knew immediately who deserved my thoughts. No, it wasn’t the usual suspects such as a […]

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Pass the Wine, Mommy?

Growing up in New Orleans, I was exposed to many things atypical of the suburban upbringing: world class food, a unique culture, fascinating history and the constant, but completely normal, presence of alcohol. I’m not describing the debauchery of Bourbon Street per say, but rather a culture that closely involves alcohol in almost every way. […]

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Indoor Fun: Lake Highlands North Rec Center

We’ve long sung the praises of the Walnut Hill Rec Center over here on Dallas Moms Blog.  But, have you had a chance to check out Walnut Hill’s east side cousin, the Lake Highlands North Rec Center?  There are two options for preschool indoors play at this city recreation center. 1.  Wildcat Fun Zone Recently, the Lake […]

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Soar Into Healthy Habits:: Let’s Get Moving with “Adventure” Walks

Dallas Moms Blog is excited to partner with Dallas metroplex The Little Gym locations for a weekly sponsored series on children’s health and fitness! I don’t know about you, but sometimes getting my almost 3 year old son to move is a beating. I can’t even imagine what his teenage years will look like! The […]

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5 Things I Learned from My PT Mommy Friends About Child Development

You know that phrase, “I know a guy”? As in “I’m having trouble with my ______”, “Oh I know a guy!” Or “My _______ keeps breaking!”, “I know a guy!” Somehow I don’t know any plumbers or electricians, but my group of friends is full of teachers, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists! Which means […]

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Soar Into Healthy Habits :: How to Make a Natural Playground in Your Own Backyard

Dallas Moms Blog is excited to partner with Dallas metroplex The Little Gym locations for a weekly sponsored series on children’s health and fitness! Spring will be upon us shortly in Texas. In an effort to get ahead of the game, last month we put in an outdoor play area to give Nicolas a convenient […]

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2015 Guide to Summer Camps for Kids in Dallas

This is a compilation of our featured summer camp sponsors. Please see a comprehensive list of 2015 summer camps at the end of this post. 2015 Guide to Summer Camps for Kids in Dallas  Although March is just around the corner, many moms are already thinking ahead a few months to summer. Splash Pads can only keep […]

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Improve your Child’s Handwriting without picking up a Pencil

Back in the day, long before kids, I started my journey as a kindergarten teacher. It was a passion of mine and I truly loved it. While I did have a strict side and expected them to be respectful and follow the rules, I also had fun whenever I could. Were they acting tired or […]

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Soar Into Healthy Habits:: Don’t Forget the Breakfast! {Free Printable Recipes}

Dallas Moms Blog is excited to partner with Dallas metroplex The Little Gym locations for a weekly sponsored series on children’s health and fitness! We’ve all heard it said before that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  I’ve tended to think of that phrase only in the way it applies to my […]

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The Little Gym Presents ‘Soar Into Healthy Habits’ Series {Sponsored}

Dallas Moms Blog is excited to partner with Dallas metroplex The Little Gym locations for a weekly sponsored series on children’s health and fitness! Over the next five weeks, Dallas Moms Blog contributors will be sharing helpful tips and advice on how to promote healthy, active lifestyles for children. Some of these posts will include […]

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7 More Days of Indoor Play for Kids in Dallas

Winter weather in Texas can be pretty unpredictable, 75 degrees and sunny one day to raining and 40 degrees the next. So it helps to have a list of favorite indoor play places handy. A few of my indoor go-to spots were mentioned in a list my fellow contributor Jenny put together: 7 Days of Indoor […]

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