Katy Walter

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pride

Why Pride Month Matters to this Two-Mom Family

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I’ve been to my share of LGBT pride parades and events in my 42 years. The rainbows, the music, the queens and kings and bears, oh my. But there was no bigger pride month...
Disneyland

Drama-free Disneyland ::  5 Tips for Keeping Your Sanity at the Happiest (and Most...

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I think my partner and I made a “no Disney” pledge before I was even out of the first trimester. We aren’t big into princesses and the idea of spending our much-craved, much-saved for,...
Small Pockets

Keep Your Pockets Big at Small Pockets

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**This post has been sponsored by Small Pockets to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Dressing my daughter is one of my favorite creative outlets. I’ve always loved putting outfits together,...
Crayola Experience Plano

Color me Impressed :: A Day Spent at the Crayola Experience Plano {+ Party...

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**This post has been sponsored by Crayola Experience Plano to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% are own!** When I was a kid, the coolest thing to ever happen was when Crayola came...
rebel daughter

A Plea to my Rebel Daughter :: Please Don’t Ever Change

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Call it whatever you’d like.  “Strong willed.” “Challenging.” Terrible two. Threenager. I prefer rebel because of the kind of person it brings to mind. Joan of Arc.  Ariel in Footloose.  Moana.  Someone who doesn’t...
motherhood

Losing Yourself in Parenthood :: The Two Necklace Dilemma

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My closest friends know that I treat the (supremely flawed) show Sex and the City like my own personal self-help book, occasional best friend, and security blanket all rolled into one. And while I...

Elmo, Raisins and 5 Other Things You Don’t Understand Until You Have Kids

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I remember wondering (pre-parenthood) why Elmo became the muppet of choice amongst toddlers and pre-schoolers. He's annoying and talks in baby talk, I thought, is that really what kids like? Yes, these are the...

North Dallas Scores a Full Adventure Park with the Opening of Urban Air

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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...
Christmas Gifts

What I REALLY Want You to Get My Kid for Christmas

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I love all things Christmas. Decorations, cookies, Santa, tiny kids recreating the Nativity scene, Christmas pageants, red and green and blue and sparkles and glitter and carols and reindeer.  The one thing I don't...
toddler wearing

Babywearing Isn’t Just for Babies :: 3 Great Reasons to Wear Your Toddler

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Sometimes I'm not sure who fell in love with babywearing first, me or my daughter. My partner and I both wore her from the moment we brought her home from the hospital. I remember...

Looking for weekend plans? Head North to OKC!

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Dallas Moms Blog received a complimentary weekend stay in Oklahoma City in order to provide this post. All opinions are 100% our own! Never trust someone who tells you traveling with a toddler is easy....

Sisterhood of the Traveling Baby Clothes

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One of the best gifts I received as a first time mom-to-be? A huge bag full of hand-me-downs from my best friend, full of baby clothes and shoes her two girls had worn. Going...