This is a sponsored post for La Petite Academy. However, all opinions are my own. Being a working mom is not easy. In fact, it takes circus-worthy skills to effectively juggle motherhood and career. There’s all the stuff you can’t fit into your day (doctor appointments, errands, groceries, illnesses, house cleaning). The moments of panic […]
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Planning a trip to an unfamiliar city may feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re heading to Oklahoma City and are wondering where to start, we’ve got you covered. (Click each icon to jump to the section) The Basics Oklahoma City is a mid-size town filled […]
Did you know there’s a big difference between fears and phobias? According to The Huffington Post, fear is an “emotional response to a real or perceived threat.” And as such, fears are common. Even normal. Phobias, however, have one key difference—the anxiety experienced is “so strong that it interferes with quality of life and/or ability […]
We have partnered with Goldfish Swim School Edmond to bring you this information regarding their new location in the Oklahoma City area. However, all opinions are our own and 100% honest. Have you heard? There’s a new school in town. And, your kids won’t complain about getting out of bed for this one. Goldfish Swim […]
The pediatrician waited for me to respond. She’d just told me everything the mother of a newborn wants to hear – the baby is healthy. He’s at the top of the growth chart. He’s tracking movement. So, why was she staring at me like something was wrong? She scooted her chair closer. She put her […]
Before I was a mom—when I knew everything about motherhood—I would roll my eyes at the one parenting trait I deemed utterly ridiculous and flawed in its nature. I would scoff. I would snicker. I would bemoan its utter existence. Folks, I’m talking about the leash. I can just hear my know-it-all […]
We have partnered with Papa John’s Pizza to bring you information about quality ingredients for your family. But don’t miss out on a FABULOUS deal at the end, 50% off your ENTIRE order until July 31, 2017! All opinions in this post are 100% my own.
“Ready or not… here I come!” – Summer, 2017 It’s about to get hot outside, the snow cone stands are beginning to open, and sunscreen is flying off the shelves. As summer approaches, children are also growing excited about Vacation Bible School (VBS). VBS is a time for children to visit their local churches and […]
Oklahoma City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Mox Shoes through this sponsored post. We have fallen head over heels for these cute and comfy shoes, and we just know you will love them too!
It’s bright. It’s sparkly. It’s colorful. And, it’s all over your Facebook feed. I’m talking, of course, about the Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks. People are buzzing about this limited-time beverage. And rightfully so, considering it has 59 GRAMS of sugar. Shoot, I’d be spazzing the heck out too if I consumed 4 1/4 Klondike bars in […]
It’s been nine years since they first came to Oklahoma, but the OKC Thunder basketball team continues to gain and retain loyal fans. You can’t drive anywhere in the city without seeing at least one Thunder flag, painted window, or billboard. Tiny humans wearing Thunder jerseys sit in nearly every classroom. And a collection of […]
For me, every holiday is an excuse to break out the craft supplies and make some memories! And, St. Patrick’s day is no different. To help you get in the spirit, I’m excited to share three easy, fun craft projects for all ages. For all three projects, you’ll need: Fruit Loops (or a similar cereal) Yarn […]