Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 104 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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Fireworks Safety Tips
June 15, 2017 – 8:05 am | No Comment
Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips: How to Avoid Injuries
As the weather heats up and families migrate outdoors, winter toys are traded in for sunscreen and sand pails. The summer months promise warm days and one of the …

Preparing for Springtime Backyard Play
March 9, 2017 – 7:03 am | No Comment
Preparing for Springtime Backyard Play

Don’t forget to prep your outdoor swing set for backyard play
Warm weather is coming soon and the kids are ready to get outside and play!  Swing-N-Slide wants to remind families that compliant backyard recreation is …

9 Ways to Get Kids Outdoors
October 5, 2016 – 7:38 am | No Comment
9 Ways to Get Kids Outdoors

Ideas for Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family
These days, unless we push ourselves, it is a difficult task even for most adults to get outside and get exercise and fresh air. As for being an …

Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area
September 25, 2016 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches!
Updated for 2016
You don’t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your favorite …

Inexpensive Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
June 21, 2016 – 10:40 am | No Comment
Inexpensive Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Staying Cool this Summer Without Spending a Whole Lot
Summer is finally here! In addition to the fun family vacations and school-free days, the summer brings the heat. While children seem to not even be phased …

Classic Summer Beach Games to Play With the Kids
June 12, 2015 – 8:01 am | One Comment
Classic Summer Beach Games to Play With the Kids

Summer Beach Fun: Family Fun at the Beach
Guest post from SummerNanny.com
A trip to the beach might be all about the sun and surf in theory, but that’s just not always the case when there are …

Dog Day Afternoon June 8th
June 3, 2015 – 8:10 pm | No Comment
Dog Day Afternoon June 8th

Dog Day Afternoon, June 19th at Flag Pole Hill Park
Dallas Sidekicks have recently partnered with Operation Kindness and will be joining in on their Annual “Dog Day Afternoon” at Flag Pole Hill Park in Dallas! …

Are you an Overprotective Parent?
April 5, 2015 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Are you an Overprotective Parent?

Overprotective Parent?
Activities That You Should Consider Letting Your Kids Do
by Annabelle Smyth
In this day and age, many parents choose to shelter their children in order to keep them safe. This may even lead to kids …

New Baby Giraffe Born at Dallas Zoo
October 30, 2014 – 8:33 am | No Comment
New Baby Giraffe Born at Dallas Zoo

It’s a Boy! Dallas Zoo and Mama Giraffe Chrystal Welcome New Baby Giraffe
The Dallas Zoo has welcomed a leggy, 6-foot-tall baby giraffe, born Sunday to first-time mother Chrystal. The energetic male calf weighs about 120 …

Plano International Festival – 10th Annual
October 8, 2014 – 10:25 am | No Comment
Plano International Festival – 10th Annual

Plano International Festival: Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world at the Plano International Festival, from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday, October 18th, in downtown …