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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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5 Reasons Why You NEED to See The Grinch This Christmas

**This post is sponsored by AT&T Performing Arts Center.  All opinions are 100% our own!** There’s no figure in children’s literature that says Christmas quite like the Grinch. From his green grin to his too-small heart, watching, reading and singing the story of the Grinch and the Whos of Whoville has been a holiday tradition […]

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Our “Framily” Holiday Tradition :: A Christmas Light {Scavenger Hunt}

The holiday season has so many fun traditions! When my husband and I made some incredibly solid friends here in the metroplex, we decided that we needed to create some of our own traditions to share together. In our closest circle, there are 8 adults and not ONE of us has family in town. We […]

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A Charlie Brown Christmas at Dallas Children’s Theater

We took our two boys to their very first ever theater performance to see A Charlie Brown Christmas at the Dallas Children’s Theater. What a treat for the entire family! This production struck all the right chords with adults and children in equal measure. The only complaint I could possibly make after being in the […]

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3 Events To Make Your Holidays Even Brighter with Reliant

**This post is sponsored by Reliant Energy. All opinions are 100% our own!** It’s very popular to complain about turning the clocks back and living in perpetual darkness all winter. I get it. Evening errands become a total drag for me and my self-diagnosed night blindness. Lately though, I embrace the time change because it’s […]

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The Working Mom’s Easy Advent Calendar

It’s the happiest season of aaallllllllll!! I love this time of year. Truly. Our house has had Christmas music playing since October thanks to my Christmas-obsessed husband.  Our tree went up the first week of November. When I say we love Christmas, you know we commit to the celebration!   The holiday season can quickly […]

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A Dallas Guide to Holiday Musicals & Productions {2017}

Whether it's with the family or for a date night, you can't miss some of the incredible productions that happen around Dallas during the holidays; from children's theater performances to stage productions of timeless classics. Don't let a busy schedule get in your way of making plans to attend at least one of these listed [...]
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