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Why We Traveled Overseas With Our One-Year-Old (and Would Do it Again)

“You’re going to Europe and taking the kid with you? …Why?” “You guys are, like, crazy!” “She won’t remember a trip until she’s older.” These are some of the reactions we got when we said we were going to Europe and bringing our one-year-old with us. I have to say, I understand where each of […]

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Keepsakes & Friendship Books for Graduating Preschoolers

For having just turned 5, my son has already had to say ‘goodbye’ to many different friends from around the world. We moved to Texas from Germany last year, and he had already graduated from a Krippe (12 month – 3 year old daycare program) to a Kita (age 3 years through 6 years), he […]

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Scary Mom Lesson- Playing with Fire - Dallas Moms Blog

Scary Mom Lesson: “Playing” with FIRE

Last month, we hosted my youngest’s second birthday party! I had immediate family over for a celebration. This somewhat low-key celebration quickly turned scary when we learned a very hard lesson on “playing” with FIRE.  I thought I would share what happened so that hopefully you guys can educate your kids and prevent any similar […]

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Water Safety Rules My Family Follows {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 us as […]

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The New Mom Stuff That Just Didn’t Matter

New moms (especially first-time moms) in the age of social media and information overload are inundated with pressure to get this birth/postpartum thing right.  Not sure about your birth plan? Just read 345 blog posts detailing random strangers’ birth stories and you will figure it out.  Car seat choice?  Prepare to do more research and comparison charts […]

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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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4 Best Places To Hike With Kids Near The Plano Area

North Texas is experiencing gorgeous days lately, so we are taking advantage of the terrific weather by getting outside.  Most families in North Texas find summers too hot, so an early spring means there is more time for fun, outdoor play.  I have very active 6 year old twin boys so we often get out […]

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It’s Time for Dallas Moms Blog’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt!

Spring has almost sprung which means it’s time for Dallas Moms Blog’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt!   TICKETS ARE OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT.  Be sure to stay connected to our Event Facebook Page for details! Please feel free to bring a picnic blanket and partake in all of the activities we have planned […]

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Down Dog! The BEST Yoga Spots for Kids in DFW

Calm.   Mindful.   Patient. A kid with these qualities isn’t a mythical being. No, a kid with these qualities has probably been stretching her body and mind at a yoga class somewhere. Yoga has long touted as a super-beneficial means of keeping little people both mentally and physically fit, because it helps to build self-esteem […]

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