Playground Awesomeness
Allan Shivers Park by Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children has a whole new look. The totally revamped playground goes way beyond the usual slides and swings with a glider that rocks back and forth in an imaginary lake; a … Continued
The best time to visit the Dallas Zoo is right about now. Baby giraffe Kipenzi (meaning “loved one” in Swahili) has made her first appearance at the Giants of the Savanna exhibit, and she's beyond adorable. Born on April 10, … Continued
Wrap 'Em In Something Different
Too much cutesy is, well, too much. Props to Dallas-based buttermilk babies for their new (and edgier) approach to swaddle wraps. With graphics like gemstones, flies, and graffiti, the super-soft cotton-rayon blend blankets are printed with organic dyes and o…
Dino Digging For Toddlers
A new exhibit at the Dallas Zoo brings dinosaurs to life(ish) in a tot-friendly way. Open now through the summer, Giants of the Jurassic features 20 animatronic prehistoric creatures who can move their eyes, spit water, and make some noises—but … Continued
It's Like A Pre-Fab Birthday Party (In A Good Way)
The Coop in Frisco is a great spot for a shindig. But if you’ve been-there-done-that, consider hiring the biz's Party 2 Go pack. Professional planners will show up at your door one hour before party time with everything needed to host … Continued
Shiny, Happy Nursery
Local artists Shay Ometz and Jeff Barfoot want to liven up your nursery. Their latest Bee Things wall prints are bursting with bright hues that add just the right amount of pop to a neutral palette. The limited edition designs … Continued
Cool Spots To Host A Baby Shower
There's been no shortage of restaurant openings in Dallas this past year—and a few of them happen to have lovely spaces for your next shindig. The seasonal menu at Bird Café in Fort Worth features items like sweet pea guacamole, … Continued
It’s 7pm and you’ve just realized you’re out of diapers. Or milk. Or infant Tylenol. A new delivery service app has come to Dallas, and it’s every mom’s dream—for real. Already up and running in Austin and Boston, Favor outsources … Continued
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…
If You Missed The Cyber Deals
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
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
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…