Say what you will about the evils of sugar, but we're betting Rocket Fizz will do quite well when it opens in Deep Ellum mid-August (2701 Main St., #160). The old-fashioned candy shop is set to sell hard-to-find sweets …
Berrynaked heads to Inwood Village
We've marked July 24 on our calendars for the opening of this city’s latest sweet spot, Berrynaked in Inwood Village. Made with fresh, organic ingredients, Berrynaked popsicles promise to be free of preservatives, artif…
A lovely new spot to romp
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 l…
A baby giraffe makes her entrance at the zoo
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 Apri…
Giants of the Jurassic comes to the Dallas Zoo
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,…
A new delivery service does the scrambling for you
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…
Teach your tot to be philanthropic
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…
Tots get messy (and learn a thing or two) at Pint Size Picassos
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 …
Three Dallas bloggers worth following
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 famil…
Adorable bibs for baby’s first meal
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 ar…
A new service brings fresh organic purees to your door
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…
Captivating theater for tiny show goers
Puppet shows are a great intro to the arts—especially when the stories are as sweet and the sets as beautifully designed as those at Geppetto’s Marionette Theater. The local company’ s latest show, The Little Mermaid ju…
Where to find fresh berries
It stinks that strawberries are scarce this summer (damn that late frost). But there's still plenty of berry-picking fun to be had. Head to the berry patch at Greer Farm in Daingerfield, where for $3.25 a pound little o…
Lizza Connor performs for little ones
Families who jam to Lizza Connor's super-catchy tunes may be psyched to hear that the local musician (and mom of three) will be playing two live shows this month—both indoors. Head to the Audelia Road Branch of the Dall…
The new petting farm at Fritz Park is a sure thing 
Throughout June and July, Fritz Park in Irving will be home to a sweet petting farm with chickens, African cows, donkeys, goats (including two newborns), sheep, turkeys, rabbits, peacocks, and a miniature horse. Childre…