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Plano Moms’ Favorite Sushi Restaurants in Dallas Texas

Which Sushi Restaurants in Dallas, Texas are our favorites? The Dallas restaurant scene has made extensive improvements over the past 5 to 10 years. Although there has been a massive growth of restaurants in the city, the North Dallas ‘burbs have definitely been on the rise as well.  Sushi Life is tastier in the burbs […]

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6 things that helped me survive in a new city – a Tale of a Relocating Plano Mom

We struck gold when we got a great opportunity to move to the US from Dubai. And it was the most difficult too, since we would be moving out of the country when the baby was just 6 weeks old. I would then spend a couple of months living out of the suitcase and traveling […]

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10 fun things to do in Plano with a Newborn

Don’t stay home 24/7 with your Newborn baby!This is a guest post by Deepika Pillai (shown above, left). She has explored Plano with her son, Vivaan and has her Top 10 Things to Do to share with you. Mall walks – It might not be the best time to buy clothes or shoes, but you […]

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3 Great Hotels and Resorts for a Family Staycation around DFW

Who doesn’t love a staycation? Think of it, you get to vacation without the hassle. No laborious planning of an itinerary, no time wasted for looking for decent flights (with acceptable routing and dates/times), no pressure that goes with packing; all you need in just a couple of suitcases. Also, it comes with a smaller price […]

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Visit New Orleans With Kids

Did you know that visiting New Orleans with kids is totally doable and fun?!! Plano Mom Team Member, Mel spent some time over Spring Break with her family and couldn’t wait to share her experience with us. New Orleans has been on my bucket list for ages and we finally had the chance to visit […]

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Accepting my Daughter’s Stepmom

Today’s guest post is from Amanda, who is the founder and CEO at She blogs all about her experience as a co-parent. Thank you, Amanda!!  Two years ago, if you had told me I would one day be best friends with my daughter’s stepmom – I wouldn’t have believed you. If you had said […]

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Relocating to Plano: One Mom’s Journey

We have so many Plano Moms that are transplants all over the country and the world. Here’s one Mom’s story of the journey on relocating to Plano with her family. This story is written by Shailaja Keely. The images are hers.  Relocation sounds so easy. I wish it was as simple as ‘just pick up your […]

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My Top 10 Summer Fun List for Kids & Moms too!

Well, the countdown is on, summer holidays are rapidly approaching.  If you’re anything like me, I love to have a list of things up my sleeve for those days when the dreaded “I’m bored” words ring in my ears.  I try and balance out some at home days with some adventures out of the house. […]

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Camping With Your Family at Eisenhower State Park

Camping at Eisenhower State Park

Love to go camping? No, me neither but we have a new recommendation. I am not sure if it’s the mountain of stuff that you need to take with you, the bugs, sleeping in a tent, did I mention the bugs???????  But if you can get past those things, as I have learned to do, […]

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Meet a Mom, Shannon

Meet Plano Mom,  Shannon  Birthplace: Plano, Texas  I was actually born here!  How long she’s lived in Plano:  Pretty much my entire life. After a brief time of living in McKinney, we made our home here in Plano to raise our kids.  Occupation: Preschool Teacher, Blogger at Plano Moms, Blogger at Daily Momtivity Family/Kids: Married to Kelly (13 […]

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