Kid Fun

If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good. – Dr. Seuss

One of the best parts of parenting is seeing the world through kids eyes. There’s so much to do for kids in North Texas. Keep these pages in mind when you’re planning staycations in town, long weekends and the “boring” days of summer!

Minefaire: The #1 Minecraft Event is Coming to Dallas!

This giveaway is sponsored by Minefaire. All opinions are my own.  I know a lot of you parents have a love-hate relationship with the video games your kids play. I get that, I am that, but there's one game that I wholeheartedly endorse for my nearly 11 yo girl and...

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The Art of the Brick LEGO art at the Perot Museum

What does a frustrated corporate lawyer do to unwind? He goes home and builds with LEGOs. At least, that's how internationally-renown LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya passions began. The Los Angeles based artist debuted his The Art of the Brick installation at The Perot...

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DFW Family Fun Winter Roundup

Don't let the post-holidays winter blues get you down. There's tons of things to do with the kiddos in DFW over the next couple of months! WHAT:  Family Zoo Adventures Saturday Programs at the Dallas Zoo Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife...

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ICE! at the Gaylord Texan is holiday family fun!

This post is sponsored by Gaylord Texan Hotels and ICE! ICE! Dallas Gaylord’s signature holiday attraction is back with a new RUDOLPH theme for 2018! It doesn't feel like the holidays until we wear those big blue parkas and slide down the ice hills at ICE! Every year...

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10 Spooktacular Family Fun Events in DFW

Don't let the ghosts and goblins scare you away from having a "spooktacular" time this Halloween. Here are ten family fun events in DFW that will get you and your family into the Halloween spirit! 1. LEGO Pumpkin Patch & More at LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s...

Squeezing the last bits of summer at SummerFest

This post is sponsored by the Gaylord Texan. All opinions are my own. Smurfs are where it's at y'all. I mean... have you ever seen a sad Smurf? At the end of the movie or the story or whatever? NO. They are living their best life! And you can too if you go get after...

10 Family Activities in DFW to Beat the Summer Heat

Stop it, Texas. Just stop it with your overachieving self and your record high temps over and over this month. You know who's over and over it? Me. There's a reason I'm in a bad mood from May through October. Seriously though, there's no relief in sight so grab your...

Sea Turtle Rehabilitation: the newest exhibit at Sea Life Aquarium

This post is sponsored by Sea Life Aquarium and authored by the fabulous Melanie Karas. All opinions are her own. Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine has been a favorite destination since our oldest was about 9 months old. There is something for every age— lots of visual...

Discover the Maya and more at Perot Museum this summer

"I'm bored." Have you heard that yet? I've got the cure. Head over to the Perot Museum and check out some brain boosting programs to crush that boredom bug. Perot Museum invited the media in last week to see what's in store for fun summer learning. (Check out...

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Crayola Experience coming to Plano, Texas

Guys, I am so excited about the new Crayola Experience coming to Plano! Not sure if I can wait until Spring of 2018, but I'll try. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3FIhQOor8I[/embedyt] I had a little sneak peek of what's in store - and it checked all my...

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Perot Museum has holiday family fun for you!

Thanks to my special guest writer today - Brandi Oliva! She was able to attend media day at the Perot Museum for me and provide you this great preview. Thanks to her, we even have a ticket give away! Enter at the bottom of this post. As the holidays approach the Perot...

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I found the fun at Safari Run Plano

Y’all it is HOT. Summer is not here yet, but summer is totally here. Good grief. Mama’s need a place for the kids to get their wiggles out and not get heatstroke, right? So here’s a new option for you if you’re within the Plano bubble. Safari Run play park is opening...

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Making memories with your little mermaid

One of the things I remember so distinctly about growing up, was that my mom always took me to see the ballet at this old historic theater in downtown Columbus. I remember the red draperies and the box seats and the velvet chairs, the ornate ceiling and the vendor...

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Girl Scout Cookie Box Design Contest – Dallas

Girl Scout Cookie season is DONE. Boo-yah! And while our home cabinets may still be stuffed full of their fantastic flavors, some senior, cadette and ambassador Girl Scouts have found a more interesting use for their empty boxes. These lucky ladies partnered with...

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This Cat Cafe is Kitty Paradise for the Cat-less

My husband is not allergic to cats. He used to tell the Cupcake that he was, just so that he wouldn’t be the bad guy who refuses to have cat in our house. But he’s since been outted and she knows it and no one thinks it’s nearly as funny as he does. Fact is, four of...

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Earn money to try free diapers

Did you know the average grand total of diapering your child for 3 years is 4,469 diapers!? That equals over $2,000 on diapers alone! I’m glad those diaper days are behind me, but I feel the pain of my parent friends who are suffering from the cost of the oh so many...

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KidFilm Festival Coming to Dallas

This came across my desk and I thought I'd pass it along. The 32nd annual KidFilm® Festival is headed to the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas this weekend January 23-24, and it really sounds fantastic. KidFilm is the oldest and largest-attended...

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