Deep breath. Inhale. Exhale. And so begins our Mommy & Me Saturday morning yoga class…at home. (More on that later.) Kids are naturals at yoga. As infants and toddlers, they are masters at happy baby, plank, cobra and many other poses. So it seems obvious to me that kids would enjoy yoga. I mean what…

My son loves cars. And by love, I mean, he could name 20 different vehicles by the time he was two. So how we made it to 3 ½ years old without visiting the Art Car Museum is beyond me. The museum is essentially the permanent version of the Art Car Parade. On any given…

The National Museum of Funeral History is such an unexpected, unusual and cool museum that it deserved its own post. Most of the parents I know refrain from mentioning death or dying to kids. It’s an uncomfortable subject and a difficult concept for kids to grasp. So why visit this museum with your kids? Because…

If you live in Houston, at some point you will desperately need an indoor playground. Whether it’s because of the heat, humidity, mosquitoes and rain or because you just need to get out of the house, a playground can be a welcome getaway. I’m not saying it’s a day at the spa. But, sometimes, a…

In my house, a “field trip” makes anything sound exciting to my son, so I use those words liberally. Let’s take a field trip to Lowe’s, CVS, Academy! Our latest field trip was to the Farmers Market. I love fresh, ripe, seasonal vegetables and fruits and love to support small, local farms. Blame it on…

If you’re looking for some fun things to do with your kids in Texas Hill Country, read on for a fabulous weekend itinerary in New Braunfels and San Marcos! A LITTLE FUEL First stop on our family’s weekend adventure was lunch at The River House in cute, old Gruene, TX. We sat outside under the…

Houston parents all know the the Children’s Museum, HMNS, MFAH, etc. Read on for ideas to mix things up and visit some of Houston’s lesser known but still really cool museums. Orange Show for Visionary Art—Not sure you’d technically call this a museum, but it should be. The Orange Show is eclectic, unique and entirely…

El Gaucho Winery—The owners of El Gaucho say they are “kid-enthusiastic,” not just “kid-friendly.” And their winery reflects that welcoming attitude. El Gaucho boasts interactive playscapes for children, including wooden teepees and rock gardens. If you like Argentinian wines (Malbec anyone?), this winery in Spicewood, TX is a must. And if you or the kids…