Rori Harrington

Rori has lived in Farmers Branch her whole life. She works part-time as an editorial consultant at a local college. She loves Target, Starbucks, Netflix, The Happy Planner, writing, reading and sending real mail. And she is trying to accept the fact that she will never catch up with the laundry. You can often find her on Instagram @MadeByRori and @PlansByRori. She met her husband, Zach, in college and they have two living children. Miles (2012) and Aurelia (2015) keep their parents busy and keep their home filled with laughter and shenanigans.

Why We Love Our {Public School}

My children attend our neighborhood public school. Our district offers residents the option of choosing to attend another school which many of our neighbors have done. Some selected other schools for dual-language programs and...

Reimagine School and Find Your Village at Parish Episcopal School

**This post has been sponsored by Parish Episcopal School.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Finding our village can make all the difference for our families and our children. And finding an educational institution which...

Birth Stories :: Joy from Complicated Births

Check out our Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Guide! The first The first time I went into labor was sort of standard. Except it wasn’t. It was a billion degrees outside and I was coming home from work. My...

Momlife Just Got Easier Thanks to Cooklist App

**This post has been sponsored by Cooklist to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!**   I have been trying to cook at home and meal plan more this year. It’s going really...

Book Your Hilton Anatole Couples’ Stay and {Get Away} with Texas-Sized Savings

**This post has been sponsored by Hilton Hotels to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** We were lucky enough to enjoy a couples' stay at the Hilton Anatole during Hilton's Texas-Sized...

Telling My Kids About the Siblings They Never Knew

One of the bigger challenges I hadn’t really anticipated as a baby-loss mom parenting rainbow (or subsequent) children was how to talk to my young children about their brothers. My son has a big heart...

Gussie Field Watterworth Park Features Inclusive Playground in Farmers Branch

There are so many reasons to love Farmers Branch, the City in a Park, and Gussie Field Watterworth Park is one of my family’s favorite spots in our city. My son absolutely loves walking through...

If the Hustle is a Hassle, Give Yourself Permission to Quit

There’s this motivational quote meme, often attributed to Banksy, going around that goes something like this, “If you’re tired, learn to rest. Not to quit.” Every time I read it, I find it bothersome....
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5 Reasons to Love Farmers Branch :: the City in a {Park}

My roots run deep in my hometown, Farmers Branch. I grew up here, attended Carrollton-Farmers Branch public schools, bought a house here (in the same neighborhood as my mom and late grandparents), and now...

Catch The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical at AT&T PAC {TICKET DISCOUNT CODE}

**This post has been sponsored by AT&T Performing Arts Center.  All opinions are 100% our own!** The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is the perfect family outing. It is a musical with awesome costumes,...
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Six Magic Words to Get Kids to Help Clean

I have discovered six magic words that get my kids to help clean up around the house. It has been incredible, y'all. No more cleaning up for them or nagging them repeatedly to pick...
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Kid-Friendly, Budget-Conscious Activities in Dallas

As much as I would love to get memberships to all the awesome family entertainment places in DFW and to sign my kids up for all the classes and clubs, it’s just not in...