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Solar Eclipse Tips And Dallas Events For Busy Moms

With back to school chaos already in full swing, who has time to think about the upcoming eclipse approaching on August 21, 2017?  No one.  So let me give you some quick information about what is going to happen during the solar eclipse and how you can easily make it safe and fun for kids […]

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Activities for the Solar Eclipse in Dallas

Family-Fun Activities to Celebrate the Solar Eclipse

Although your mother probably told you to never look directly at the sun with your naked eye, I’m sure skywatchers across the U.S. will be fixated on the that big bright star Monday, August 21.  That’s when we’ll experience a rare total solar eclipse across America. For some Dallas children, the solar eclipse also coincides […]

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Let it go! (or not?) Summer Travel and Vacation Routines

My children have been ‘off schedule’ since June 5th. We have traveled on trains, planes, in taxis, ubers, and busses at all hours of the day (and sometimes night). With a 5.5, just-turned-3, and an 8 month old, planning and timing isn’t always easy. And so with almost 3 months of travels to three countries […]

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Late Summer is a (Hot) Mess

Sweaty? Annoyed? Daydreaming of locking yourself in a bathroom with only a milkshake for company? Perfect, you’ve arrived. Welcome to late summer, the no-man’s-land of parenting. The early summer days of plans, energy, and optimism (and most camps) are gone.  It’s an unstructured, windows-open hot* mess* (*literally), where high temps rule the day and mosquitoes […]

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THE -GO TO- POOL PARTY GUIDE

The “Go-To” Pool Party Guide {With A Little Help From Pinterest}

Let’s face it.  Those 100-degree temps will be here before we know it.  Everyone will be ready to hit the pool to cool off from the hot, summer blaze.  In my book, that calls for the ultimate pool party with the kiddos, family, and friends!  Check out our guide below for all your pool party needs […]

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How I Intend To Make This Summer Count

As an elementary school educator, I have always looked forward to summer. No alarm clock, no schedule. Plenty of lazy days and lots of down time. A time to get refreshed and geared up for another amazing school year. Then I became a mom and summer turned into quite the opposite of what I was accustomed […]

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Ultimate Guide to VBS 2017 in Dallas | Dallas Moms Blog

Guide to VBS in Dallas 2017

Now that school is out and summer is officially here, moms all over the metroplex are looking for things to do with their kiddos. One thing kids love to do during the summer is attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at a local church. Registration for VBS has already begun at many churches through Dallas and the [...]
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5 Tips for a Happy Family Beach Vacation

It’s almost summertime! For many families in DFW, that means hitting the road and heading toward a favorite sandy destination. This year, for us, that’s Florida! By the time this is published, I’ll be there with my husband, our two-year-old daughter, and some good friends. I’ve learned over the last couple years that beaching with […]

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