Is the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden good for toddlers?

Rory Meyers for Toddlers

So I know I told you about the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden the other day. But I was holding out on you. I apologize. I actually skipped all of our favorite parts, because I wanted to use them to answer this question: Is the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden good for toddlers? So, is it? Is the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden good for toddlers? Yes! A resounding yes! Here are all our favorite parts of the garden and what my toddler liked best. My sample toddlers … [Read more...]

DFW in Review: Klyde Warren Park

Klyde Warren

Last week, Jaye and I headed downtown with some other baby friends to check out the new Klyde Warren Park. It's a crazy new park that was actually built over the Woodall Rogers freeway in downtown Dallas. We had a blast. There are lots of cool different areas and activities. Lots of green space. Fountains. A reading room. Yarn wrapped trees. Food trucks. And lots of free activities listed on their website¬†(like yoga and a croquet league!). There's a dog park section, too. But, first things … [Read more...]

One Year Photo Session


Yesterday, we headed to Pioneer Plaza in downtown Dallas for an unprofessional photo session. Thanks to our awesome friends Chris and Laura and their new fancy camera, we got some great pictures! … [Read more...]

Jaye in Texas


Jaye's first week in Texas has been a big one: first standing alone, first steps, first ear infection, first swim, first time living in Texas. The day we left Minneapolis, Jaye stood by herself for a few seconds and even took one tiny (falling forward) step. Every day since, she's gotten better and better. When we arrived at my parents' house, a wagon was waiting for her, specifically the Radio Flyer Classic Walker Wagon¬†, which I'd ordered from because they had a sweet sale … [Read more...]

Moving Week and Moving Weak


Oh my goodness. The last two weeks have been crazy. On Tuesday, June 12, the moving van showed up at our little house in Minneapolis. The movers got everything loaded up in just a few hours. Hiring movers was DEFINITELY the right choice. We sat in the backyard with Jaye while they took care of everything. Wednesday, Jaye went to daycare for the last time, Phil wrapped up a few things at work, and I cleaned the house from top to bottom like a maniac. By Wednesday night, Jaye and I were … [Read more...]