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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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No Shame in the Yoga Pants Game

As I corralled my children through the crowded halls of our school’s open house last week, I noticed a difference between me and many of the parents I squeezed past: They were dressed up a bit. I did a quick inventory of heels and earrings in the hallway. Dang. I looked down to confirm that […]

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Hey Mama: Step Away from the Phone

Before I start writing this post, I need to fully confess that I am writing this TO MYSELF.  As a Mom, I have got to learn how to step away from my phone.  Technology. I have a love/ hate relationship with you.  I love that you enable me to keep in touch with my family […]

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Yes, They Are Listening… Lessons in Kindness

Y’all.  This isn’t a post about the millions of amazing things I’ve done right.  It’s really more of a post about all the years I’ve waited to see the results of things I hoped I did right.  I’ve always said that I got the regular issue kind of kids; not the special order kind with sparkling […]

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Hey Fellow Mom, It’s Okay to Just Survive

Dear mom/dad/grandparent/guardian, I need to tell you something simple, but important.    It’s okay to just survive.    I taught 5th grade science in another life and I remember some of our vocabulary words during the life science unit were “thrive”, “survive”, and “perish”.  The visual vocabulary cards I had showed a plant in full […]

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