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Celebrate Milestones

How to Celebrate Milestones For and With Your Child

A few years ago when my oldest was heading off to Kindergarten, some friends and I brainstormed on how we could celebrate our kids (all boys) to encourage them before they started school. We landed on the idea of making gift baskets for each kid with some meaningful things inside – an idea, which while […]

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The Ultimate Birthday Gift Guide :: 30 Unique Gift Ideas for Kids Ages 1-8

I have always loved birthday parties – as a mom, I have a great time planning details for my children’s parties and genuinely enjoy helping my children celebrate other kids’ birthdays. In my (imaginary) perfect world, my babes create homemade personalized cards for each friend whose party they are invited to, I patiently guide them […]

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The Best Planners for {Busy Moms}

Planners. I love them. I love getting a new one every year, the shiny possibility of it. If there was a single thing that I could credit for keeping me sane(ish) and (mostly) organized, it would be my beloved planner. And as schedules fill up with events and activities with the start of a new […]

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A Back To School Scavenger Hunt with Dallas Moms Blog & Grapevine Mills {Reserve Your Spot NOW!}

Dallas Moms Blog & Grapevine Mills are partnering together for a FREE family-friendly sponsored event.  Bring the whole family for a FREE “Back To School” Scavenger Hunt with Dallas Moms Blog & Grapevine Mills! We’re kicking off “Back to School” with a FREE Scavenger Hunt at Grapevine Mills; the ultimate destination for families looking to score […]

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A Blanket Apology for Always Being Late

  Dear Teacher/ Coach/ Principal/ Work Colleague/ Doctor/ Stylist/ Friend, I would like to apologize for our tardiness to school/practice/ work/ my appointment/ literally everything. I don’t want to make excuses, but simply to say that I am sorry that we are always late. I realize that no one likes having their time wasted and […]

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SCHOOLSUPPLYSALES!

All Your School Supply Sales in One Sweet Spot

I have such nostalgia about getting new school supplies – bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils, anyone? These days it’s a little different; you have the option of ordering your child’s entire list directly from the PTA, to be delivered straight to their classroom. Super efficient, but it can’t be the cheapest. And all those ordering […]

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McDonald's Lunch Bunch

Going Into the Kitchen at McDonald’s with Dallas Moms Blog

**This post has been sponsored by McDonald’s of North Texas to bring you this Lunch Bunch experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Holy moly, this summer has been one for the books as far as heat is concerned. Most moms I know have been scrambling for ways to keep their children entertained indoors, myself […]

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Stop Summer Slide With These Awesome Tips from KinderCare Education

**This post is sponsored by KinderCare Education. All opinions are 100% our own!** These are good, you guys. KinderCare sent us a bunch of ideas to help with summer learning, and I’m 100% taking notes. If you aren’t familiar, “summer slide” refers to loss of the achievement gains developed during the school year – something we […]

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Parental Control Only Goes So Far, Better Learn That Lesson Early

This is really in response to a blog post I read not long ago…. I think it was another organic vs non-organic foods for the good of mankind debate.  Whatever.  And I wouldn’t normally even leave a comment.  Because y’all, I’m not in the business of telling other moms how to raise their kids.  But […]

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