All posts by PlanoMoms

Plano Moms’ Favorite Sushi Restaurants

Which ones 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 these days!  Plano Moms members come […]

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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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Meet Plano Mom, Kendall

Let’s welcome Plano Mom, Kendall! Come meet more about her and her family 🙂    Name: Kendall Birthplace: St. Louis Occupation: Financial Analyst/ Fitness Instructor/Blogger at Being Berg  Family: Married – husband David, Daughter 8 weeks old Kensington What’s on Her DVR?: The White Princess, the beginning of Everything Favorite Plano Restaurant?: Covinos Best Place for a Date […]

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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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The Practical (mom) Meets the Fashionable (mom)!

Based in Dallas, Bag Bug is a designer house of innovative accessories, bridging the gap between the fashionable and the practical. The first patent-pending product designed by a woman for women is the Bag Bug™, an accessory created to help keep your handbag from constantly slipping off the shoulder, while adding comfort, and accessory appeal. […]

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Meet Plano Mom, Courtney

Meet Plano Mom, Courtney Echols Birthplace: San Francisco  Occupation: Special Events Manager, Fitness Instructor Family/Kids: Ripken (4), Millie (2) What’s on her DVR:  This is Us Favorite Plano Restaurant: Urban Rio Favorite date night spot around Plano:  Sixty Vines Beverage of choice:  Green Juice Words she lives by:  ‘You are your only limit’ Favorite app:  Mindy Body Beauty product she can’t live without: Daily moisturizer and sunscreen Dream […]

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