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gun safety at playdate

{THE GUN SAFETY ASK} Are you Prepared for Your Next Playdate?

Nearly two years ago when we moved to Dallas, a friend of mine from overseas asked what I would do about playdates. “What do you mean?” I asked, thinking – what could be so different from Germany? We show up (me with overstuffed diaper bag and sibling in tow, appropriate snacks, a change of clothes, […]

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The Come Here Fist Pump {My Best (& only) Original Parenting Idea}

I have read a lot of parenting books, and implement a lot of other people’s good ideas with great success. But I can think of literally only one original idea I’ve ever had in regards to rearing my four children, and it’s been pretty darn successful so I’ve decided to share it with you. It’s […]

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Scary Mom Lesson- Playing with Fire - Dallas Moms Blog

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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4 Things It’s Okay To Do As a Mom

It was a beautiful fall Dallas day. A blue, puffy-cloud sky and t-shirt with jeans kind of day. I had parked my car in front of a Sally Beauty Supply and was checking out (you didn’t think this red was natural, did you?!) when a woman raced inside. “Somebody needs to call the cops! There […]

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Woman Holding Laundry Basket Full of Towels

Is Your Dryer Safe?

With a family of six in our home and a new baby who will make her arrival in about 3 weeks, give or take, I do a lot of laundry!  Every day!  We don’t have the latest and greatest washer and dryer because making that investment has been low on our priority list.  I regularly […]

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