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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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New Moms Stuff Doesn't Matter - Dallas Moms Blog

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 - Megan Harney for Dallas Moms Blog

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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Let’s go to First Monday Trade Days in Canton

I wanted to write y’all a perfect All You Need to Know Guide to Canton, but the place is huge so I’m probably missing something.  So here’s the Almost All You Need to Know Guide to First Monday Trade Days in Canton.  Think of the Trade Days as a giant crafting, shopping, deal making, fried […]

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Understanding Stillbirth

Understanding Stillbirth

Last summer, when I became pregnant we were thrilled.  Like most women, I was a bit nervous through the first trimester.  I held my breath and felt the huge sigh of relief that comes with the start of the second trimester. Unfortunately, that relief was short lived.  At 17 weeks, we found ourselves sitting in a perinatologist’s office.  […]

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Tips for Surviving RSV

Three letters that could make any mom cringe. RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus is medical jargon for lots of coughing, wheezing, and a whole lot of mucous. Of course we took our four month old to the pediatrician at the first sign of illness (and then every other day for a week and a half…TWICE), […]

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