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Run, Jump & Climb! The Best Places to Take Your Junior Ninja Warrior

Your kid loves to run, jump, and climb. She loves to hang upside down and she accepts any challenge that comes her way. Sounds like you’ve got a Junior Ninja Warrior at home! Following the fitness trend and popular TV show American Ninja Warrior, kid-friendly facilities are popping up all over DFW, and each one is filled with all the […]

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Why Urban Air Garland Needs to Be in Your Play Rotation

As any good Dallas mama knows, indoor play spaces are serious business. Whether we’re trying to escape the burning heat of summer or the unpredictability of winter, a good place with enough physical entertainment to wear out our little ones is like a Golden Ticket. Early this summer Urban Air opened another branch of its popular indoor […]

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5 ways to connect to teachers

5 Easy Ways to Connect With Your Kid’s Teacher (That Don’t Cost a Thing!)

  The new school year is on the horizon. Between multiple trips to various different office stores to get the exact clear, zip-up folder, the experience of the crowds on tax-free weekend, and the run-throughs of a school morning routine, a plan to get to know your kid’s teacher might fall somewhere towards the bottom […]

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It’s Easy to Subscribe to Style With Shades Republic

This post has been sponsored by Shades Republic to bring you information about a flexible and customizable sunglass subscription. All opinions are 100% our own! I am a stylish person. I am also a work-from-home mom with two active kids. In other words, high-fashion takes a backseat to comfort and convenience. I wear cut-off shorts with graphic tees, tanks […]

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Life’s a Peach at Ham Orchards! Here’s What You Need to Know

There’s nothing quite like fresh fruit right from the farm. As a kid growing up in the agricultural-rich Sacramento Valley, roadside produce stands were the norm so you can imagine my delight and excitement to discover Ham Orchards. Clocking in at about one hour east of Dallas, the family-owned farm is an awesome day trip […]

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Your Guide to Exploring Dogwood Canyon Audubon with Kids

While Katy Trail and White Rock Lake are both fantastic spots for enjoying nature; just 10 miles from downtown Dallas lies a wild, remote place that’ll give any family a fantastic outlet for the outdoor activities they crave. From a laid-back visitor’s center to an unbelievable uphill climb, read on to find out why Dogwood Canyon […]

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Get Artsy: Tips and Tricks to Raising Creative Kids

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein I never worked on sight words with my now-Kindergartner during her years in Preschool or Pre-K. Nor did I purchase workbooks that drill in letter and number skills. Instead, when the kiddo and I wanted to “work,” our afternoons were filled with creative play, using learning […]

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February Dallas Moms Guide

Moms in the Know :: Your Monthly Guide to Dallas in February

Ahhh….February. The month to shower your little sweeties with love, hugs and hearts (the candy kind!). It’s also a maybe kind of month. Maybe it’ll be warm… maybe it’ll be cold… who knows?  In order to prep your arsenal of activities properly, we’ve found a fab mix of indoor fun and outdoor adventures, perfect for you […]

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