Celebrate the annual Earth Day with these tips for helping the environment, while teaching your kids about the holiday’s importance.
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34 Great Road Trips from Dallas-Fort Worth
Check out these great road trips you can take from DFW—from national parks and lakes to beaches and big cities.
DFWChild’s Best for Families 2022
We asked, you answered! Here are the 2022 DFWChild Best for Families winners that you, our readers, voted for as your local favorites.
How Summer Camp Benefits Your Child
The options for summer camp are as different as every child’s personality, but the benefits remain constant.
Spring Break Staycations in Dallas-Fort Worth
Staying local for spring break? Check out these nearby destinations in our guide to spring staycations in Dallas Fort-Worth.
A Guide to the Dallas Arboretum
Plan your next family day at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden with our list of upcoming exhibits, activities and not-to-miss events.
14 Crafts & Activities to Make Valentine’s Day More Fun
Valentine’s Day is upon us! Here are 14 ideas for crafts and activities to share a little extra love from breakfast to bedtime.
A Guide to the Perot Museum
Dinosaur fossils, a tornado simulator and a 5-foot-tall amethyst geode are only some of the treasures inside this world-class museum of nature and science in the heart of Dallas.
7 Great Places for Hot Chocolate in Dallas-Fort Worth
When the stuff in your pantry doesn’t cut it, these seven cafes make delicious hot chocolate worth braving the cold.
How to Throw a “Beauty and the Beast” Party
Party planner and Plano mom Dayna Tolley goes all out for her daughter’s fourth birthday.
25 Great Places to Have a Picnic in Dallas-Fort Worth
From parks in the city to nature sanctuaries, here’s a list of our favorite places to lay out a picnic blanket in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails around Dallas
Pack the stroller, skateboard, sunnies and water bottles and explore the best family-friendly trails in the Dallas area during the fleeting few months of crisp park weather.
Winter Break Activities
Banish boredom with these ideas for entertaining kids while they’re out of school.
Four Fall Road Trips
Hit the highways in Texas and Oklahoma for these fall travel destinations full of natural beauty, art and culture.
How to Create New Holiday Traditions
The holidays are a time for family and traditions. Here’s how to start some new ones.
Fort Worth Zoo Introduces New Baby Elephant
In November 2021, Fort Worth Zoo introduced a healthy Asian elephant calf named Brazos, a win for elephant conservation and an adorable reason to visit with your family.
3 Ways to Experience Van Gogh
A fine art exhibition and two “immersive” art installations compete for Van Gogh admirers, but how to tell them apart when purchasing tickets and which one should you choose?
Top 10 Laser Tag Arenas in Dallas-Fort Worth
Gather the kids for an action-packed day spent at one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s premiere laser tag arenas.
Ways to Celebrate Native American Culture in North Texas and Oklahoma
Teach your children the value of appreciating other cultures and traditions by taking them to places that honor Native American history.
12 Alternative Ways to Celebrate Halloween
If you choose to forego trick-or-treating, your kids will have no less fun with these ideas for alternative Halloween entertainment.