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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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Science and Exploration :: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding the World

**This post is sponsored by Primrose Schools.** The first three years of childhood are consumed with exploration and experimentation. In fact, Jean Piaget, one of the most influential developmental psychologists of the 20th century, described young children as “natural scientists,” referring to how toddlers examine their surroundings to understand the world around them. Given this […]

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Peek n’ Play Grapevine :: My New Favorite Playdate

As a Dallas mom, I am constantly looking for the best ways to have fun indoors. When our temperatures reach above 100 for weeks at a time and don’t cool down until November, that leaves a LOT of days in our house where this is a ton of energy and not enough things to do. […]

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Choosing the Best Child Care for Your Family {A Printable Childcare Checklist}

This post has been sponsored by Primrose Schools for City Moms Blog Network. All opinions are 100% our own! I stayed home with my boys until the oldest was almost 5. A move to a new city, a drive to stretch my professional wings, and a blossoming toddler who too perfectly fit the stereotype of […]

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Pearachute: Make Memories; Make Moments

This post has been sponsored by Pearachute Kids. All opinions are 100% our own!  Let’s face it, there is nothing better than watching your child’s face light up as they climb up towers, pet new animals, or make a new painting for your fridge. Well, I guess it is a little better when you know […]

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Sneak Peek: Children’s Learning Adventure is Full STEAM Ahead

This post has been sponsored by Children’s Learning Adventure. All opinions are 100% our own! Here are two things I’m always thinking about re: my kids and their education. First, I want them to get a great foundation in math and science. No one in this country has any math or tech skills anymore, according […]

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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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10 Ways to Have Fun in the Water with Little Ones {Splash into Summer Series}

Summer is almost here and we’re ready to start dusting off our sprinklers and blowing up some floaties! As the weather starts to warm up and we get closer to slipping on our swimsuits, Dallas Moms Blog and Emler Swim School bring you a new post each week focusing on water fun & safety. Join […]

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Preschool Dropout: Why I Pulled my Daughter from a School We Love 

Last year, the baby of our family started her second year of preschool. The first year I was working part-time, so I had to use the hours of child-free time to invest into my work. Mid-way through the year I transitioned out of that position, which allowed me extra freedom to use that kid-free time for […]

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Language Development

In college, I vaguely remember taking a course in linguistics all about language development in children.  Today, I’m raising a young toddler eager to talk, but have forgotten anything useful I once learned.  (Mom brain is real and long lasting, folks!) In the spirit of the new school year and new opportunities to learn, I consulted […]

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