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!

Virtual Summer Camps Roundup

Whether we like it or not, 2020 changed how we socialize. Maybe you’re not quite ready to send the kids off to an in-person summer camp, but heaven knows you’ve got to have something for them to do! Much like schools had to pivot for online learning, many camps have...

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DFW Spring Break Ideas

Whoa. Spring Break. Where did you come from? If you’re like me and Spring Break is all of a sudden here, you’re going to need a go-to list of things to do when the kids are out of soccer camp and tired of playing around the house.  No doubt you will soon be...

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Trains at NorthPark Benefit Ronald McDonald House Dallas

Traditions and Christmas go hand in hand, but there’s one Dallas tradition we always work into our busy holiday season. We visit the Trains at Northpark! The Trains at Northpark features the largest miniature train exhibit in Texas and serves as a fundraiser for the...

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Summer Camp Planner

Summer is going to be here in a hot minute. Have you thought about what you're doing to do with the kids while they're off from school? So many great choices, so many fun places. How to keep it all organized?! Thanks! Download the...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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ENCHANT Christmas coming to Arlington!

Thank you ENCHANT CHRISTMAS Arlington for sponsoring this amazing experience for one lucky MommyUpgrade reader! I am excited to partner with you to promote this event. All opinions are my own. Y’all it is CHRISTMAS time!!!! And no one does Christmas bigger than Texas...

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Daddy-daughter day for tweens and teens

Growing up with a scientist for a Dad was a little different than the norm. For example, when he would ask for a piece of hard candy in a wrapper (you know, like a Werthers), he’d say, “Could you hand me a piece of that ellipsoidal shaped candy, please?” (Yep, to this...

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Frisco has the cutest little Thread & Bobbin Studio

This post is in partnership and is hosted by Sew Fun Studios, however all opinions are my own. Summer is coming to a close. I can’t believe the blur of camps and play dates and poolside fun is ending soon. My girl is a busy bee from June – August, mostly with athletic...

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