I’ve noticed a particular type of anxiety that affects many Texan children. Maybe you have noticed it, too. It’s focused on tornados, lightning, and storms. It’s a really overwhelming feeling of powerlessness for them. As parents and caregivers, we...
A year ago the world shutdown and I hit the ground running. And by running, I mean literally running. A lot of running. A Forrest Gump level of running. With the gyms closed, I decided to start a running streak. I’d...
Bookmark this post. Make a mental note. If your child was born with a sense of adventure and isn't scared of anything, just know you can come back to this one. Brave, second, third, and fourth children who are...
Whether you are doing Meatless Mondays or it’s a Friday during Lent, it’s a good idea to have a few meatless meals in your arsenal. I like to make sure that when there isn’t a meat on the table,...
After a full summer at home last year, I fully understand just how much growth a child experiences in those three short months. It's a change that just doesn't happen sitting in a chair at school. I'm certain a...
Too often I find myself apologizing for things out of my control or things that are not even my fault. I’m a people pleaser and I’ve always been this way. As a child, I can remember blaming myself for...
In September, I discovered I was pregnant with my sixth child. As soon the shock wore off, the excitement took over. This is his birth story. A Maternal-Fetal Medicine doctor recommended that because of my age (45) and other medical...
Mask wearing is a new element of our daily life. It's one thing to add to your checklist to get out the door each day, but it's altogether another to teach your child to wear a mask regularly. If...
March 11, 2020 was my last normal day. It's been nearly a year of this pandemic (even longer for some), and it seems like a good time for reflection. A few weeks ago, I read a great piece called...
Daily me-time for the busy mom is laughable, right?  Let's face it, as moms, we are totally surrounded by calendars and to-do lists that keep our corner of Earth on its axis!  So, yes, it is easy to make...
On the worst day of my life, I went into a hospital room filled with pristine, white coats and scrubs. For an emergency room, it was calm. I could hear the sounds of machines beeping in synch with the...
Over the past 12 months, many of us have found new ways to cope with our "new" lives. (Sourdough anyone?) As we find ourselves in a continued limbo from our previous routine, perhaps you are ready for a new...

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Family-Friendly Event: Dallas Moms’ Spooktacular {October 23, 2021}

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Dallas Moms & Collin County Moms are excited to bring back our popular Spooktacular event this October 23rd with CityLine DFW! >> TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE...