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…
Urban Orchard Market opens downtown
We're jealous of downtown parents who can now buy all their organic groceries in one fab store: opened last week, Urban Orchard Market is the first health-conscious grocery store within the downtown loop. Besides a stel…
Stock up for fall with a local CSA
Feeding a baby has a way of upping the ante when it comes to stocking the kitchen with fresh food. Community Supported Agriculture is one way to go. And since summer’s end is in sight (sigh), it’s time to start … Contin…
Mark your calendar for The Cat in the Hat
We've got the perfect starter show for theater virgins: Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat will be at the Dallas Children’s Theater from September 20th through October 27th. Die-hard Seuss fans will like how the play’s stor…
Get ideas on the Kids Activities Blog
It’s too damn hot, which is why we're into trying just about anything that can be done inside. To that end, we like the Kids Activities Blog, a rad resource with tons of entertaining ideas for little ones. Dallas mom … …
Kids Yoga offers in-home sessions
'Tis nearly the season of triple-digit temperatures—and indoor play dates. One idea is to hire Kids Yoga owner (and Dallas mom) Jenny Bradford to come to your house and lead a 45-minute session for up to 10 kids as youn…
Get super close to exotic cats
Zoos are really fun for toddlers. When they can actually spot the animals. For guaranteed sightings, we like In-Sync Exotics, a wild cat refuge in Wylie. It's a bit of a hike from town, but worth the drive for up-close …
How to do the Earth Day Dallas fest with a baby in tow
This year, Dallas's annual Earth Day fête is being held at Fair Park on April 20 and 21, from 10am to 6pm. It's a long day, to be sure. So we've highlighted the top three attractions for families with little … Continued…