The best offices for wary wee ones
Moms with toddlers who don't have a total conniption at the dentist office are damn lucky. For the rest of us, the best hope is one of these offices that bend over backwards for tykes. Dr. J Diane Colter has … Continued…
A new and high-tech way to lose the baby weight
Understanding that the new mom lifestyle is all about efficiencies, Koko FitClub employs digital technology to create targeted workouts for postpartum mothers. The Fit Mom program, as it's called, begins with a full bod…
Bed Rest Concierge’s boot camp for new parents
Plenty of Dallas moms have hit up Bed Rest Concierge for help during the newborn days. After all, they'll complete your nursery, run your errands—whatever you need. And now they're teaching, too. Led by Bed Rest founder…
CORE Parent Coaching offers support group-style help
The best advice comes from moms who’ve been there. That’s the idea behind the CORE Circle, a new support group-ish program from CORE Parent Coaching. Starting October 1 and led by CORE founder (and Dallas mom), Galit Bi…
Hot weather safety tips from two local experts
Texas heat can be killer. Literally. We were reminded of this just a few weeks ago when 1-year-old Victoria Marks was found dead in the back seat of her mother’s sweltering car. The mom, a local school teacher, claims t…
Dirk Ebel gets little ones comfortable in the water
There are plenty of people who could teach a toddler to swim, but we like the idea of entrusting our little ones' water safety to a real pro. Not only is Dirk Ebel the St. Mark's varsity swim coach, but … Continued
Powder sunscreen is one way to go

Skincare experts say the most effective sunscreen is the rub-it-in kind. But for a quickie application—or for squirmy, squealing toddlers—we like the idea of brushing it on, fairy-dust style.

Hip Peas is one way to end hair-brushing battles

We all agree that toddler hair care should be free of the toxic stuff. But it’s nice when it actually works, too.