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…
The Dallas Zoo gets two new additions
Mandrills may be the largest monkeys in the world, but the new baby one at the Dallas Zoo is a teeny little thing. Head over to the Wilds of Africa exhibit to spot Obi, born on March 28, who's usually … Continued
Take the tots on a guided nature walk
City kids need a dose of outdoor education every once in a while. And now's a good time to squeeze it in. In May, Babes in the Woods will be hosting 45-minute nature walks at the Bob Jones Nature Center … Continued
The DMA caters to little ones
Art museums and toddlers can be an odd combo. But the Dallas Museum of Art is trying to make it work. Their new Art to Go family totes are packed with activities to guide children as young as 3 through … Continued
Glass-blowing demos make for a fun outing
Glass and toddlers? We know. Odd combination. But on the first Friday and second Saturday of every month, local artist Carlyn Ray (who designed the cool glassware at Nobu, pictured) opens her Design District studio to c…
It’ll Do hosts dance parties for tots
Babies and nightclubs are an odd combination. But we’ve heard good things about Disco Kids, the new one-Friday-a-month dance party at the It’ll Do Club in East Dallas. Starting at 6pm, parents and their children can roc…
Kids are invited to get creative at the Kimbell
Museum outings aren't always ideal for little ones, but since the Kimbell Art Museum is throwing a (free!) Family Celebration Weekend, we’re game. During the fest, guests can take on tot-friendly art projects (like maki…
Tumtees bring mom and baby closer
We’re fans of anything that can help strengthen that mom-and-baby bond. So we’re intrigued by the idea behind Tumtee Close Knits, a new line of t-shirts designed specifically to help moms interact with their babies. The…
Local pubs that cater to families
Having a beer when you’re out with the kids can be tricky, but it can be done. Here, a few great local beer gardens that welcome little ones. The Lot (7530 East Grand Ave., East Dallas) specializes in locally sourced … …
A family fair that won't end in a sugar rush 
Fried dough and roller coasters don’t sit well with babies, which is why we shy away from fairs. But the Texas Veggie Fair has caught our attention. Taking place on October 20 at Reverchon Park, the fair will be packed …
Non-toxic manicure spots for tots
Taking a little one for a manicure ranks high on our list of mother-daughter milestones. But finding a clean, safe, and non-toxic salon is key. Here, a few of our favorite local spots. Sweet and Sassy has three just-for…