Exploring ORIGINS at the Perot Museum

Sitting in the Hoglund Foundation Theater at the Perot Museum yesterday, I listened as Professor Lee Berger explained that the discovery of Australopithceus sediba began with his then 9-year old’s comment: “Dad, I found a fossil.” That moment would eventually lead to this moment at Perot Museum of Nature and Science. They, in partnership with [Read On]

The Perot Museum Is a Cool DFW Summer Retreat!

Despite a few cold blips in the recent weather, it looks like Dallas weather is heating up, and if you’re a DFW parent, you’re looking for places to escape the hellish heat that will soon be upon us and keep the kids entertained. If you’re a regular visitor to my blog, you know that one [Read On]

I Love the Perot Museum. Here’s what’s on for the 2018-2019 Season!

Readers will know that I am a huge fan of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, so I love to share what’s going on and encourage all my other other science junkies out there to visit this amazing place. There is a LOT of things happening in the months ahead for the [Read On]

Exploring the Newly Redesigned Being Human Hall at the Perot Museum

As I’ve made it known here, I am a HUGE fan of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and my family has held a family membership since we’ve moved to the DFW area.  One of our favorite areas is the Being Human Hall which explores us as humans – our origins, our DNA and [Read On]

Must Do in Dallas: The Perot Museum’s JOURNEY TO SPACE Exhibition

On Thursday I attended a media event at the Perot Museum to learn more about and explore their newest traveling exhibition, Journey to Space. We had two special treats while we were there for the media day. The first was hearing a talk by NASA pioneer, Astronaut General Tom Stafford, who was part of the Gemini and [Read On]

Escape Room Fun At Escape Hunt Dallas

Locked in a room with a group of clever women, tasked with solving a puzzle, hearts racing, armed with nothing but our wits (and a sense of humor) and some guidance from behind a screen… While it sounds like an updated episode of Charlie’s Angels, this actually went down at a hosted event I recently [Read On]

Sneak Preview: Crayola Experience Coming to DFW

Recently, I was invited to a media event with Crayola. Since I immediately revert to an 8-year-old when I pick up a Crayola crayon, I was intrigued, but had no idea what was in store for me. It was pretty exciting. A post shared by Jenn Belden (@mommy_grrl) on May 2, 2017 at 10:54am PDT [Read On]

Fun at the Perot Museum with MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed

It’s unheard of that my 10-year-old would even CONSIDER playing hooky from school – but that’s just what she did last week. (It’s ok though – I suggested it.)  Learning happens outside of school, too.   I was invited by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to their Media Preview Day for Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. M’s [Read On]

Exploring “Eye of the Collector” at the Perot Museum

My daughter is a bit of a magpie – a collector of things, some shiny, some not. If you open any small purse or pouch in her room, you’ll likely find a collection: plastic butterflies, acorns, pressed flowers, feathers, rubber bouncy balls. (I’m sure there is a fine line between her kind of “collecting” and [Read On]

Meet the Team Night at FC Dallas!

Moving to the UK when my kids were 3 and 5 meant that they had an entirely different exposure to team sports than their friends back here in the US; for my son, it meant choosing between soccer, rugby and cricket. Soccer it was, and has been ever since. My mud room is littered with soccer [Read On]

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