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 . . . .

Prenatal artwork by Karen Weiss

Most expecting moms treat their baby bumps like prized Picassos. So does Karen Weiss, a local  artist who uses prenatal bellies as canvases for stunning body paintings and henna tattoos.

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.

Shop owners dish about their fall fashion faves

It certainly doesn’t feel like fall yet. But now’s the time to shop for tweeds and cable knits. To help us get in the mood, we asked three of our favorite Dallas baby boutiques about their favorite finds fo…

Silhouette guru Karl Johnson heads to Dallas

iPhone snapshots of your kids are great for Facebook, but you can’t exactly hang them on your wall. Instead, we love the chic, retro-classic appeal of silhouette cutouts.

Gearing up the little ones for football season

Tonight is the season opener for Dallas. (Well, for preseason, anyway.) Which means it’s time to start the brainwashing.

Bid for adorable baby clothes online

A baby just ain’t Southern without some smocking in the closet. That’s why two Dallas moms launched Smocked Auctions, a clever company that sells discounted smocked apparel for babies via Facebook comments.…

Three Dallas designers we dig

It feels good to buy locally made products. Especially when they’re sold online—meaning we can shop from the comfort of our air-conditioned homes. Right now, we’re really digging the cute stuff from these D…

Custom onesies for dapper tots

DIY rocks a lot of moms’ worlds. But it bores some, and scares the BeDazzler out of others. That’s why there are companies like We Choose Joy.