Sally Batt

Sally and her husband, Evan, live in Dallas with their two adorable and crazy redheads, Russ (5/11) and Jane (5/13). A former kindergarten teacher (7 years) and stay-at-home mom (3 years), Sally now divides her attention between her real estate career, doing PR for her husband's distillery in Pilot Point, and being the boss of her family members. Favorites include dancing to Michael Jackson, traveling to New Orleans, and wearing sweatpants. Check out Sally's personal blog, One and a Half Men or help support her favorite family business Western Son Vodka.
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35 Awesome Toddler Tantrums

My son has been 3 for less than a week but has already morphed into a miniature psychopath. And while I will probably go completely gray within a month, I have to admit that...

Battle of the Babysitters :: What I Learned the Hard Way

A few years ago, you would have had to basically kidnap me in order to get me out of the house, kid-free. It's not that I didn't love a good night out on the town;...

From Alumni to Teacher: My Time at Lakehill Preparatory School

This post has been sponsored by Lakehill Preparatory School. All opinions are 100% my own.  When I first went off to college in the fall of 2000, everyone I met asked me where I graduated...

Panic and Anxiety: A Mom’s Silent Secret

The year was 2000. Seven Jeans were invented, Nelly was blasting on the radio, and I was super excited to be a freshman at Texas A&M.  College seemed to be all my favorite things...

A Mom’s Guide to the 1st First Day of School

August... Backpacks. Lunchboxes. Pencils. Highlighters. Rulers. Haircuts. New Clothes.   In August, you're one of two types of moms: the emotional, teary-eyed mom or the mom jumping up and down, thrilled for the routine of the school year.  Either...

Mothers-Instinct Saved a Drowning Child

Last summer we were invited to a swimming get-together at a neighbor friend’s house.  Knowing that I had to work for a couple more hours, my friends generously offered to watch my kids so...

Now Recruiting : The Bad Moms Club

People often ask me when I started blogging and surprisingly, I can remember it like it was yesterday.  I was a new mom and decided to venture out to Central Market for some light...

Jim Montgomery Swim School:: Teaching Kids to LOVE Swimming {+ Giveaway}

This post has been sponsored by Jim Montgomery Swim School. All opinions are 100% our own.  "I don't waaaaannnnt to go to swimming!" This phrase. Followed by huffing and puffing and tears. Every. Single. Week.  We...

The 7 Best DFW Patio Drinks

Moms, the weather is changing and it's starting to look a lot like patio season!  There is just something so relaxing about sipping a delicious drink while soaking up the rays.  Unfortunately, I'm not...

A Wine Guide for Busy Moms

Moms, you’re busy. You work, raise kids, prepare meals, wash clothes, kiss boo-boos, stop wrestling matches, participate in school activities, and occasionally have a social life. There is a chance that strolling the wine...

Creating A Dallas Charter School :: A Mom Who Inspires

From media personalities and print writers to leaders and travelers, Dallas-Fort Worth is full of amazing women who have found ways to stand above a crowd.  When we have the opportunity, we’re always thrilled to introduce...

Let the Doctor Come to You with Mend; a Children’s Health Affiliate

This post has been sponsored by Mend; a favorite service of Dallas Moms Blog for busy families.  It was just a couple of days after Christmas.  Half of the ornaments were off the tree, new...