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Author Archive | Mary Bost


The Coloring Table

This post has been sponsored by The Coloring Table. All opinions are 100% our own!  My kids love a family activity. If we put the word “family” in front of any activity, it is automatically the best: family hike, family hug, family pizza party, family date night, family clean-the-house day (that one hasn’t caught on […]

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Collin County Non-Profit Spotlight: Frisco Family Services

Each month, Collin County Moms Blog features a local non-profit organization that assists moms and/or families in need. We love the opportunity to spotlight how local families can help out through volunteering, donating time or money, and more, right in our own community. We try to pick organizations that our contributors know and volunteer for […]

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15 Lies I‘ve Told My Kids

  Sometimes a little lie is easier than telling the truth. Before I share my fibs, I need you to know that I don’t lie about the big stuff. When my kids asked about Santa, sex, body parts/functions, and childbirth, I was ready with informative, truthful, and anatomically correct answers! But I’ve been known to tell fibs […]

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Pros & Cons of School-Age Kids for the SAHM

  For the past nine years, I’ve been an active stay-at-home mom. I’ve been there for the diapers and breastfeeding, first words and first steps, the pull-ups to undies, the preschool drops offs and play dates, and all the milestones in between.  I’ve lived out the long days and the short years. And now after all […]

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summer mom vs. school year mom

Summer Mom vs. School Year Mom

I’ve slowly been making the transition from “Summer Mom,” the fun, relaxed version of myself, to “School Year Mom,” the responsible, routine-oriented version, and it’s been a big change. I have two kids that have to get ready to go back to school, and I’m afraid I should have started earlier because they are having […]

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Kids’ Consignment Season Tips

It’s almost my favorite season! No, not Fall. Consignment Season! I’m a huge fan of the kid’s consignment events!  I find all of the best deals on back to school basics, boutique brands, shoes, Halloween costumes, backpacks and lunchboxes, and I even stock up on unopened Christmas gifts! My favorite finds- Matilda Jane Dresses Mustard […]

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Unspoken Mom Rules

Unspoken Mom Rules

I’ve been a mom for almost 9 years. Over the years I’ve silently gleaned from older and wiser moms and have adopted their silent code of conduct.  The moms in the know abide by the same rules and they live peacefully among each other.  But these rules have never been spoken out loud. You either know […]

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