Top 10 Articles of 2022

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Let’s find out what resonated most with readers this year, shall we? Check out our top 10 of 2022, arranged alphabetically. What strikes me about this list is just how many wonderful resources you can find on Collin County Moms. Here’s to even more great articles and guides in 2023. Moms helping moms — you love to see it!

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5 Holi Activities to Do with Your Kids by Sarah Spencer

The title says it all! If you’re curious, the Dallas Festival of Colors mentioned in the article has been celebrating diversity and inclusion since 2009 and will be back at Southfork Ranch in 2023.


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8 Kid-Friendly Spring Break Activities in Collin County by Katie Lewis

Yes, this is a list of spring break activities, but you can take kids to these spots all year long. Use it for inspo over winter break!


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A Guide to Collin County Education & Childcare by Collin County Moms

Preschool and private school choices take research. It’s hard to know what your options are! We help you get started with a list of local schools by area.


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Beat the Heat at These 9 Indoor Play Areas in Plano by Caroline Klobas

Of course, this list is equally applicable in the winter months when it’s too dang cold to play outside!


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Bullying or Normal Teen Behavior? How to Connect with Your Teen by Jennifer Slingerland Ryan

Insight from a professional psychotherapist on protecting and connecting with teenage children while allowing for their growth and independence. It’s a whole new ballgame these days.


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IEPs, 504s, & How to Advocate for Your Kid’s Learning Differences by Jennifer Slingerland Ryan

A very helpful primer on the types of education plans available for children who have learning differences or disabilities. And don’t miss the excellent tips on how to advocate for your child at school.


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Making the Cut: The One YouTube Channel My Kids Can Still Watch by Amanda Stewart

You know you’re curious! YouTube is like the Wild West, and it’s good to have at least one mom-approved channel in your pocket.


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A Collin County Thrift Store Round-Up by Lauren Escobedo

We (and our readers) LOVE a bargain. Find out the best places to thrift near you with advice from our resident expert thrifter.


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Ultimate 2022 Summer Camp Guide for Collin County by Collin County Moms

Our mega-guide to local summer camps is organized by city and by camp type. Hint: Stay tuned for a guide refresh and 2023 updates coming soon!


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Why I Started Ballet in My 30s: Cultivating Adult Hobbies by Bridget Scarbrough

A great article on why it’s important to try new things, not just for yourself, but so your kids can see that mentality in practice. Bonus: Includes fun local adult classes and workshops to get you started.

After almost 20 years in other parts of Texas (Austin and Fort Worth!), Katie now lives in Richardson with her husband and two kids. She's horrible at social media but secretly likes Twitter best. Favorite uses for her phone: reading library books and listening to comedy podcasts. Least favorite uses: making and receiving calls. If you've seen Death Becomes Her or Big Business more than once, you'll be best friends.

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