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Cranberry Fluff Salad

This post was created in partnership with Ninja® Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System with Auto-Spiralizer™. I received complimentary products and compensation to facilitate my review, but all opinions within are my own. During the holidays, I’m always looking for ways to save time in the kitchen. And when one gadget can do the work of four, that […]

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How is it already December? Gone are the simple days of school shopping or staying up late to finish a last-minute Halloween costume.  Moms, it’s crunch time. Winter is coming, the time where moms are called upon to do their best, most challenging work of the year. Where they must draw upon every trick and […]

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Sometimes moms need a break from mommyhood. When I say a break, I don’t mean walking into another room to “breathe” and count to ten.  I do that every day. I love my kids and some may say a little too much. Hmmm… that could explain why sometimes they just drive me crazy. But seriously, I […]

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Holiday, Christmas, Toddlers
Pssst, mamas with strollers: over here. Past the “best” Santa for photos, and the coordinated ornaments, and sleigh rides, and cookie exchanges. Over here, near the baby changing table. I want to tell you something. You don’t have to do it ALL this holiday. Not this year. Not right now. Give yourself lots of grace. You […]

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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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I don’t want this post to turn into a discussion on if hunting is “right” or “wrong.” You do you and stick to your “guns,” while I do me and believe that hunting is the circle of life and true conservation. Here we go… Yes, I hunt. Yes, I’m a girl. Heaven forbid, right? People […]

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Dallas Moms Blog partnered with Alamo Drafthouse to provide our readers with an exclusive event. All opinions are 100% our own! We all know this time of year. You’ve barely wrangled your sugar-laden children out of their Halloween costumes, and there it is—the holiday season staring you in the face. As moms, this time of […]

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cheerful giver
Teaching a child to be a cheerful giver is something that I’ve still not gotten the hang of, though I’ve had plenty of time to practice. I used to think that I could teach my kids to give to others, that out of practice and habit, it would become natural and decided.  But I long […]

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As the holidays approach, I want to encourage all moms to stop and capture the moment.  I love seeing family photos and find it calms my kids down to shuffle through our Flickr account of baby pictures.  We could easily waste an hour of our time cuddling and looking at old photos.  Kids love to […]

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OCD
When I was in fourth grade, I remember being in the classroom playing with pogs and my opponent threw one at me (obviously my slammer had just destroyed his stack) and it hit me in the eye.  I was fine but my mind started imagining this scenario where it wasn’t, and while I won’t go […]

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