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…
Seven exciting book(ish) events for little ones

All you really need for a good story hour is a great picture book and an animated reader. But adding a little song and dance or a real live favorite character amps up the fun for everyone. Here are several …

Half Pint Palates offers weekly deliveries

We’re up for anything that makes dinner time easier. Especially when it’s healthy. So our hats are off to Half Pint Palates founder Tara Anderson, a Culinary Institute of America grad whose new weekly meal …

The Lot opens in East Dallas

At the Lot, a new East Dallas restaurant and bar, craft beers and cocktails (and fresh-pressed juices) are served alongside farm-to-table plates by former York Street chef Sharon Hage.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday at Asador

Dr. Seuss took rhyming books to a whole new level. (In a good way.) Pay homage to his brilliance and humor at Asador this Saturday, March 2, from 11am to 3pm.

Green Grocer opens in East Dallas

You can pretty much stop scrutinizing food labels if you shop at Green Grocer, the new East Dallas market owned by husband-wife team Gary Stephens and Cassie Green.