Homemade booties with a twist

We hold a special place in our hearts for grandmas—especially the kind that sew as beautifully as Marilyn Geren.

Introducing Baby Coop

A great thing happened to the Dallas children’s formalwear scene when Courtney Warren Slye welcomed her baby girl last year . . . .

The best fitness-wear sales around town

Since most of the moms we know have made some sort of getting-in-shape resolution this week, we had to spill the beans on the big Lululemon sale . . . .

Help a homeless child make a birthday wish

We all know someone—tall or small—who needs to gain some perspective on birthday parties. To that end, we were delighted to discover the Birthday Party Project, a new organization that invites volunteers of…

Layered Bake Shop introduces birthday parties

Birthday parties are really about two things: having fun and eating cake. Layered Bake Shop has both covered with its new cake-decorating parties.

Klyde Warren Park has lots to offer moms with babies

A park located over a busy Dallas highway sounds as baby-friendly as a spiky rattle. But Klyde Warren Park was created with little ones in mind.

Birthday Party Treats With A Wow Factor

We swear we’re not obsessed with sugar. There have just been so many fabulous sweets stores and services popping up around Dallas recently. The latest? Cakewalk Bake Shop, a new Fort Worth catering company …

Simple-but-chic keepsakes for baby’s big milestones

Kudos to the moms who complete their baby books. But for the well-intended among us who never get around to converting all those jpegs and emails into something presentable, we dig House of Hargrove.

Dacia Designs entertains kids the old-fashioned way

We can all probably agree that playing with an iPhone app isn’t the best use of a toddler’s time. But it sure is tempting. Dacia Owens can relate. The Dallas mother-of-two stepped down from a corporate mark…

5 worthy events for little ones

A lot of effort goes into a toddler’s costume. Might as well milk the thing until the threads come loose.

Gypsy Scoops hits the party circuit

The fastest track to Cool Mom status is to book Gypsy Scoops for your next shindig. The new mobile ice cream parlor dishes sixteen yummy flavors (red velvet, cookie dough) out of a colorful, 20-foot trailer…

<p>Broadcast journalist, Cowboys’ First Lady, and new Dallas mom</p>

It would seem easy to envy Candice Romo. The former Miss Missouri is, yes, beautiful; she also has an impressive career in broadcast journalism and an adorable son with a cool nickname like Hawk. Oh, and did…

East Hampton Sandwich Co. opens in University Park

Even hardcore foodies appreciate an excellent sandwich once in a while. That’s the premise behind East Hampton Sandwich Co., a new Snider Plaza lunch and dinner spot that’s serving up artisan sammies . . . …

A cool alternative to the usual goodie bags

Most kids’ party favors are a bust. So we kind of perked up when we heard about FotoFavor, a photo booth company that churns out keepsake snapshots in real time.