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Dawn McMullan

Dawn McMullan

Award-winning journalist Dawn McMullan has been freelancing since 1994, after the lifelong dream of a backpacking trip through Europe lured her away from daily newspapers. These days, she balances family life with her love of words, her need to pay the bills and her passion for Africa. Dawn has written for D Magazine, KERA, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Child, Texas Monthly, Southern Living and the Dallas-based nonprofit Empower African Children. She lives in East Dallas with her husband and two sons.

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92 Days of Summer

7 lessons learned on a 26-day road trip with two teen boys

By Dawn McMullan

This summer, my two teen boys and I traveled 6,725 miles through 14 states and Washington D.C. over 26 days on two road trips. Some of that with ...


92 Days of Summer

8 tips for teaching your kids to be citizens of the world

By Dawn McMullan

The first time we took our boys to Juarez, they were 5 and 8. We spent a week that summer and the next building houses for people who had been ...


92 Days of Summer

Put down that iPhone and look at the Grand Canyon!

By Dawn McMullan

In the middle of our 18-day summer vacation, my hard drive died. I was just finishing up a bit of work early Saturday morning in Vegas, a quick stop between ...


92 Days of Summer

Technology taking over your summer? Make the kids ditch the screens and embrace boredom

By Dawn McMullan

When I was growing up in Waxahachie, summer days were long. Sure, there were some watching-the-clock moments, filled with Gilligan’s Island and reruns of the Dick Van Dyke Show ...


92 Days of Summer

10 rules of the summer family road trip

By Dawn McMullan

I can think of no reason to be in Texas in July and August. Which is why for the past several years, our family has taken a three- to four-week-long ...


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