"Mommy blogs" are an increasingly common way for mothers to share in a virtual, non-imposing community. Here are a few local favorites we think are worth checking out for their valuable information and compelling insights:
Dallas Moms Blog
Love It: A great resource for local mothers, Dallas Moms Blog is chock-full of information for local moms. With a dozen moms contributing their ideas on how to make the most of what Dallas has to offer the little ones, along with personal insights into important family issues, this blog is a great resource for moms who hope to offer their children diverse and memorable childhood experiences.
Link It: DallasMomsBlog.org
Like It: Facebook: Facebook.com/DallasMomsBlog; Twitter: @DallasMomsBlog
In the Loop Kids
Love It: A compilation of reliable sources from across the Web and the Dallas community, In the Loop Kids is a great resource for parents hoping to provide the best for their children in terms of education, cultural enrichment and nutrition. Parents can find children’s activities, as well as articles about local education and related legislation. Link It: InTheLoopKids.com
Like It: Facebook: Facebook.com/Pages/In-The-Loop-Kids/113596081468
Kimberly Schlegel Whitman
Love It: Being a mother involves more than chauffeuring kids to soccer practice and nagging them to clean their rooms. It’s an entire lifestyle devoted to providing nourishment, comfort and enrichment for growing minds and bodies, and Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s blog embraces all these aspects and more. The entertaining expert, TV host and radio personality offers tips on entertaining, etiquette, style, and of course, motherhood.
Link It: KimberlySchlegelWhitman.blogspot.com
Like It: Facebook: Facebook.com/pages/Kimberly-Schlegel-Whitman; Twitter: @KimberlyWhitman; Pintrest: Pinterest.com/KimberlyWhitman; Instagram: Web.stagram.com/n/KimberlyWhitman; YouTube: YouTube.com/user/KimberlyWhitman
Dallas Museum of Art Family Blog
Love It: From toddler art classes to tween and teen workshops, the Dallas Museum of Art is dedicated to exposing children to the world of art and piquing their creative spirits. The museum’s family blog helps parents embrace and inspire their children’s creativity with posts about upcoming activities at the museum, reviews of children’s books and games, and tips for looking at and talking about art with children.
Link It: DMAFamilyBlog.wordpress.com
Like It: Facebook: Facebook.com/DallasMuseumofArt; @DallasMuseumArt; Flickr: Flickr.com/photos/DallasMuseumOfArt; YouTube: YouTube.com/user/DallasMuseumOfArt; LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/company/Dallas-Museum-Of-Art; FourSquare: FourSquare.com/v/Dallas-Museum-Of-Art/4a9975a3f964a5206f2e20e3; Pintrest: Pinterest.com/DallasMuseumArt
Love It: Formerly Tiny Dallas, DMoms Daily is now part of the D Magazine family of publications. This vibrant blog offers insight into other mothers’ experiences, focusing on style for moms, tips for enriching our children’s lives, and highlights on celebrity moms we all love. An event calendar also keeps moms in the know about what children’s activities are going on in the Dallas area.
Link It: TinyDallas.com
Like It: Facebook: Facebook.com/pages/Tiny-Dallas
Be sure to add DKF to your list of resources for the New Year as well. DallasKidsFirst was established to help find, support and elect great DISD school board leaders because we believe that every Dallas kid deserves a great education. For information on candidates or to learn how to become a member of DKF, visit us at DallasKidsFirst.org; like us at Facebook.com/DallasKidsFirst; and follow us on Twitter @DallasKidsFirst.