Parenting

Being a parent is a huge privilege and a demanding role, all tied up in one. The category of Parenting features articles to encourage and equip parents in every season and from every walk of life –from mom of teens and toddlers to working and stay-at-home moms — as well as tips, hacks, inspiration, and resources in Dallas that every parent needs to know about.

Dallas Moms publishes original, personal stories and advice from local moms, as well as relevant and fun information for those of us in the trenches of parenthood.

Every article published via Dallas Moms — whether someone from our in-house team, a guest writer, or a sponsored writer — uses their words to reflect their own opinions, experiences, and beliefs. No singular post or collection of posts represents the opinions, beliefs, or agenda of Dallas Moms.

The incident from my second-grade classroom serves as a reminder that teaching children to respect political opinions is not just a lesson in politics; it's a lesson in humanity.
As an organizer and a mom of two girls with a small house, I've become ruthless about what gets to stay in our home.
As moms, we are most often the ones everyone looks to figure out what plan of action to take.
As a scrunchie mom, I’m better able to let my guard down, initiate outreach to other moms, and check my opinions at the door.
If your kids are like mine, they LOVE Halloween and doing fun activities to celebrate! The five Halloween crafts listed below are great for toddlers and preschool age children but can be tailored to older kids as well. These activities...
Gyms are known for the quality of their programs. Research gyms and programs with your child in mind. The goal is to set them up for success and fun! 
As a new mom, you're excited to leave work on time and be with your baby. Invest your time and energy in opportunities that fit your new schedule and professional goals.
I've heard stories of wild and disastrous situations at the hands of kids. I've also seen homes with few signs of children in common spaces. My approach was to tackle the big hazards and navigate the rest as we went. So far, so good.
How do we wisely raise tech-savvy and often tech-absorbed kids?
Executive functioning skills are serious business, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun while practicing.
Of all the decisions I made as a first-time mom, choosing a daycare was the toughest. I couldn't find a cheat sheet or checklist to guide me. So I made one!
Consuming less can also extend to less fuel and electricity. Play outside and open the curtains to let in natural light when playing inside. Walk and ride where you can

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Searching for fun things to do with the kids this month? Have a look at our round-up of family-friendly June events in Dallas.