Play Date Awesomeness
Small children crave secret play spots. Which is why we’re flipping over the gorgeous, locally made teepees that Bonjour Mae Mae crafts by hand ($175). Made with eye-catching vintage linens, a magnetic door closure, and ribbon tie-backs, these scene-setters a…
CultureMap’s new holiday pop-up near Love Field brings together 25 gifty vendors all under one roof. The festive shopping event will last just six hours (December 7 from 12pm to 6pm), and promises to be packed with home goods, jewelry, edibles, … Continued
Raise A Little Giver
Charity is a tough concept for a toddler, but the holidays are a great time to introduce the idea. Here, a few of our favorite (and easy-to-understand) ways to give back right here at home. Sleep Experts has teamed with the … Continued
Toddler Art, Without The Cleanup
The Scribbles and Dribbles program at the Perot Museum continues to reel us in with their thoughtful art programs for toddlers. The latest, Pint Size Picassos, starts on January 12 and offers little ones ages 18 months to 2 years a chance … Continued
Cool Mom Q&A: Katie Anderson
Modern Eve blogger Katie Anderson has nailed the motherhood-slash-stylish-lifestyle balance. Over the past six years, she’s done a stellar job of showing readers how to inject style into every aspect of our lives — layering chic rugs in the home, … Continued
Holiday Shopping, Done (Quickly)
Making progress on the holiday shopping list before Thanksgiving is a pipe dream. Unless you get to the Dallas Flea’s holiday show next Saturday (November 8). Expect a huge selection of handmade and one-of-a-kind items from more than 70 vendors, … Continued
Snag Some Great Ideas
There’s something comforting about knowing that other moms are going through exactly what you're going through. Here, three local (and totally relatable) mom blogs. Mother of three and artist Casey Leigh keeps her family blog, The Wiegands, to share her … Con…
Artist-mom Rachel Davidson channels all sorts of creative goodness—wall art, children's books, art classes—through her online shop, 3 Bears Studio. But what's really blowing us away are her custom-painted kids' shoes. Here's how it works: mail her a pair of ……
Go Ahead, Make A Mess
When baby makes the transition to solid foods, there will be a mess. A big mess. We’ve scoured the area’s baby shops and found four wipeable yet adorable bibs for those endearing, if sloppy, first meals. Bandana bibs are having … Continued
Take a Flipping Nap Already
Here's to hoping that these cute, carry-'em-like-yoga-mats Nap Mats will further the ongoing mission of getting toddlers to rest on the go. Dallas mom Bianca Colgin Watson manufactures the new line of organic sleeping accessories exclusively for her shop, Lit…
Don't Let The Baby Stop You
Working out is always a good idea. When you don’t have to pay a sitter to get it done, even better. Klyde Warren Park’s new fitness program, StrollFit with Baby Boot Camp, seems worth a shot. Beginning September 16 on … Continued
A Better Way To Carry A Pump | Sponsored
Pumping isn't the most elegant experience. Especially when you're out and about. But one working mom is trying to change that. Created by Adrienne Frohlich, the Nurse Purse is a stylish and functional breast pump bag with an interior that … Continued
Fresh Beets, Sweet Baby Gifts
Stocking up on local produce for baby's purees is a modern mom's badge of honor. But if you really want to flex those "only local" bragging rights, head to White Rock Local Market in Lakeside, and stock up on locally … Continued
We give serious props to moms who get a kick out of whipping up homemade baby food. For the rest of us, we welcome Happy Tummy Healthy Baby,  a new organic baby food delivery service created by local mom and … Continued
The kickoff of Breastfeeding Awareness Month inspired us to hunt down the best local resources for nursing moms. Here’s who, what, and where you should visit when it’s feeding time.   Consultant: As the driving force behind Plano-based Baby, Birth … Continued…