Amanda Lauro

Amanda is a co-sleeping, wine drinking, homeschool teaching, Bravo/HGTV watching, wife/mom/step mom. She married her fun hacker husband, Tony, almost 9 years ago and became a stepmom to 2 really cool kids, Nick and Izzy. Then she had 2 more cool kids - Miles and Natalie. Recently moved back to Dallas (from Frisco), Amanda and family can't get enough of urban living. Check out her blog at Miles Away From Suburbia.  All the pictures she posts of her kids on IG. And all the dinners she'll never make on Pinterest.  
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5 Fashion Tips for How to Hide Your Tummy

I've been binge watching The Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix and am in love with Drew Barrymore.  She's cute and the show is weird and fun.  But my absolute favorite thing is Drew's (yes,...
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Club SciKidz Dallas :: Help Your Kids find their {Passion} for Science

**This post has been sponsored by Club SciKidz Dallas to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** "Every Kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of...

We {Deleted} YouTube Kids…and Survived!

If I had to find one word to summarize my parenting ideal - it would be balance. I'm all about everything in moderation. Working hard and earning rewards. Eating your broccoli and getting cookies...

What Wine Should I Drink With That Tantrum? A Mommy-Wine Guide

I'm not a sommelier, but I can pronounce sommelier and I feel like that's half the battle. I've also been to Napa once. And, let's be honest, I've had my fair share of a...

6 Stages of A Mom Getting Sick

Dallas is going through one of the worst cold and flu seasons I can remember.  Almost everyone I know has been hit by it this year, even yours truly.  If given the choice, I'd...
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10 Shows You Want to Binge Watch on Netflix Now

There's something about this time of year that makes me want to curl up with a blankie, sip some hot tea a hot toddy, and binge watch a great Netflix show on the couch...
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Always Be the Best Dressed Mom in the Room

I once had a girlfriend tell me "it's always better to be overdressed than under dressed."  Over the years I've had the chance to be both on many occasions, and thinking back - she's...

{Drama-Free} Family Dinners :: 4 Food Delivery Apps You Need

As a mom/wife/friend/homeschool teacher - there are a lot of things I do well.  Cooking and meal planning is, sadly, not one of them.  Somehow I missed that gene and/or lesson at school.  Add...

Surviving Mosquitoes In Dallas

For me and my kiddos, mosquito season in Dallas is any time there's not ice on the ground.  With the lovely spring weather, comes one or two bites... followed quickly by months of pure...

I Keep Saying I’m Gonna to Lose These Last 10 Lbs, But What if...

I still have those last 10 (on a good day) to 15/19 lbs of baby weight I'm trying to lose.  Which doesn't really count as baby weight anymore when your littlest one is almost...

Serving Life Chiropractic :: Helping DFW Families Reach Optimal Wellness

This post has been sponsored by Serving Life Chiropractic in partnership with our Indoor Playspace Tour. All opinions are 100% our own! Taking a more proactive approach to health care is very important to my...
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It’s a Girls Weekend at the Omni Dallas Hotel

Dallas Moms Blog partnered with Omni Dallas Hotel to bring you this review. All opinions are 100% my own.  Please excuse the selfie, but this is the face of one happy momma!  This is the...