Ages + Stages

Topics related to all the ages and stages of childhood

You can do it, Mama…

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When I was pregnant with my first child, I read countless baby books on schedules, sleeping, pros and cons of different parenting styles, etc. I soaked up all the "knowledge" I could because I was a first timer and...
I don't know about y'all, but having a child has totally screwed with my Type A personality mojo. I think within that first year I hovered around the B+ region and oh lord, around teething time it definitely hit a...

Biking with Babies

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Two weeks ago our family experienced a momentous occasion: our 6 year old daughter learned how to ride a bike! The joy! The excitement! The pressure! And so, when my little big girl learned to ride and immediately began...
On Wednesday, September 22, we hosted a LIVE virtual chat on Facebook, featuring award-winning actress Molly Ringwald, National Meningitis Association (NMA) President Leslie Maier, NMA advocate John Grimes and Dr. Albert Karam, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur. Together, we discussed...
**This post has been sponsored by Big City Moms to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Calling all New Moms and Moms to be! It’s time for the Biggest Baby Shower Ever! The Biggest Baby Shower...
**This post has been sponsored by The Westwood School to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** When I became a mom one thing became very evident to me, each child is so very different and learns...
I recently joined the Mom’s Club just four short months ago so the whole birth experience is somewhat fresh on my sleep deprived mommy mind. It’s hard to believe even that much time has passed since my little guy...
The difference between a baby and a little boy is subtle. Kyler is now 13 months old which means he is in this strange limbo between babyhood and boyhood. He can walk, understand things, and feed himself (some things)....
As a former first grade teacher, I've had the privilege of teaching many, many kids how to read.  Getting to see the hard work pay off when the skills all come together and a child "gets it"  is one...
Who's excited for New Year’s Eve celebrations?! Maybe not the mom reading this post unless you have a baby sitter lined up so you can have much-needed adult time! If you are that cool mom, props to you! Do you...

When Smiles Are Made

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**January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Each Friday this month, in honor of those babies, we wanted to use this time to share a few stories from local moms who’ve dealt with these trials and tribulations and provide some...
My three year old is starting preschool for the first time. He's ready. I'm not sure I am. The trickest part of all of this: The Backpack. The very bag that my little one packs full of snacks and his...

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And just like that, it's December! Holiday events in Dallas are vast and varied, and we've already gathered all the big ones in a...