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10 Travel Hacks for Trips with Kids 

It ain’t easy vacationing with a small human (or more). I remember when my oldest was an infant, a wise mama ahead of me in stage said “it’s not vacation anymore, it’s a trip.” That expectation adjustment helped get me through the phase of toddler trips, and I believe I am safely through it. Now […]

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shhhh! Theater and Live Music Etiquette for Kids

In the past 15 years of my professional international career as an opera singer, I have sung for a fair share of audiences. From children’s school performances, to date-night audiences, to Sunday afternoon “silver and golden haired’ 2pm matinee audiences, I’ve seen it all from under the spotlights onstage. The cell phones buzzing or ringing, […]

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Dallas Moms Blog’s 4th Annual Egg Hunt {Tickets ON SALE Tuesday!}

Spring has almost sprung which means it’s time for Dallas Moms Blog’s 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!   Be sure to stay connected to our Event Facebook Page for details!   Get Your Saturday, March 3rd Tickets Here! Get Your Sunday, March 4th Tickets Here! What’s Included? Tickets are $15 per person (Children under 6 months old are […]

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Melted Heart Crayons :: A DIY Valentine’s Day Craft Idea for the Classroom

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Can you believe it?  Have you thought about the classroom treats your child will hand out this Valentine’s Day yet? How much time do you have for DIY classroom treats? That’s always my question! I have always tried my best to help my kids prepare little treats for […]

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Dallas Moms Need to Know: A Guide to the Month of February

Happy February, everyone. I’m just over here googling “What’s the best elderberry vitamin on the market?” as I coat my children in hand sanitizer because that’s who I am now. Is this the most I’ve ever thought about the flu in my life? Yes! Hopefully y’all are staying healthy. And hopefully you’re rolling with the […]

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Making The Most Of {Monster Truck} Shows With Kids

Monster truck shows are an annual tradition I’ve had with my twin boys for years.  This tradition started when they were about 3 and my father insisted this was a thing he’d want his grandsons to remember going to them when they grew up.  This reasoning was amusing to me since my parents had NEVER […]

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Setting New Year’s Resolutions for {Toddlers}

With a new year comes the promise of a new beginnings, turning over a new leaf, and starting with a blank slate. Setting New Year’s resolutions is an age-old tradition that allows us to envision a new year with a different ending. My husband and I, thanks to lessons learned from others years ago, have […]

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Dallas Moms Need to Know: A Guide to the Month of January

Ahhhhh, January. New beginnings. A clean slate. Let’s throw off the gross old husk of 2017 and get down to better business. The fresh vibe that comes with a new year cannot be beat. All that optimism, potential, and possibility – we’ll take it. Have a look at our roundup of January events and family activities below. […]

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Why I Want My Kids to Have {Less} Fun

Because I am so mean. The end. Not really. I think this could sound crazy, but now that I’m emerging from toddlerhood I am realizing so many ways that I have prioritized things that entertain my kids. There are so many FUN things to do here in Dallas, which is a blessing. But now my […]

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The Only Christmas Dessert Recipe You’ll {Ever} Need

Today I’m sharing a recipe that I’ve been making for our family several years now and that’s become an absolute staple during the holidays. It’s great for a get together and perfect for Christmas Day! What is it? Chocolate bread pudding. Sure, there’s regular bread pudding – but for Christmas, shouldn’t it be kicked up […]

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