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Easy Frozen Yogurt Treats

Easy Frozen Yogurt Treats

July 28, 2017    Houston Mothers

Kids love cool treats, especially during the Houston summer! This is a great way to help your kids stay cool and encourage healthy eating. This snack is great because not only is it healthy, but you can easily customize it! By using favorite shapes and flavors, kids will love these treats. Plus the entire family […]

Tips for Healthy Snacks

Tips for Healthy Snacks

May 5, 2017    Houston Mothers

Healthy Snacks Your famiy will love! It’s no secret that kids love to snack, and as parents it is important that you help them make the right choices when it comes to the food that they eat. Healthy snacking can incorporate important vitamins and nutrients into their diets, while simultaneously curbing their ever-growing appetites, so […]

Re-Grow Vegetables at Home

Re-Grow Vegetables at Home

April 7, 2017    Houston Mothers

It’s hard to keep kids’ attention for long projects, or even movies – but you can bet that if you have a plant that promises to change and grow over time they will be excited to hop up every morning and go check it out. The best part about these cool tricks we found on the […]

St. Patrick’s Day Family Events

March 10, 2017    Sara Hickey

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and the Houston area is loaded with events celebrating the big day. Traditionally, St. Paddy’s Day festivities are geared towards adults and focus on local pubs and drink specials. However, the city also hosts a number of family-friendly activities for all ages. Houston’s […]

Is Your Elementary School One of the Best in Houston?

February 3, 2017    Sara Hickey

Data analysis site Niche recently released a ranking of Houston’s top 30 public elementary schools. The site looked at data from the Department of Education and surveys from both students and parents to compile the ranking. Factors like test scores, teacher quality, school culture, and diversity influenced each school’s placement on the list. Where are […]

Instagram to Follow: Fully Raw Kristina

January 27, 2017    Sara Hickey

Looking for some food inspiration? We suggest a local food expert with an inspiring Instagram! Whether you’re a vegan or not, you should check out Fully Raw Kristina. Filled with recipes, stories, and other uplifting content, her social media pages are worth the follow. Leading a raw food, vegan diet, she is a Houston local and […]

Family Adventure at Space Center Houston!

January 20, 2017    Sara Hickey

Since its opening day in 1992, Space Center Houston (SCH) has seen over 18 million visitors walk through its doors. Within its 250,000-square-foot educational complex, Space Center Houston provides a fun and engaging environment for education. Let your family explore their interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. With both permanent and traveling exhibits, there’s […]

TV Time May Cut Your Children’s Sleep Short

January 6, 2017    Sara Hickey

When life is hectic, it can be tempting to place a child in front of the TV for a few hours to give yourself a much needed break. But, a recent study suggests that TV time could be hindering your child’s sleep. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital found […]

Staycation at Home Instead of Travelling

December 30, 2016    Sara Hickey

Whether it’s floating down a canal in Venice or discovering that secret beach in Maui, we all have our dream vacations. And while swimming through a private lagoon in Tahiti may remain only a dream, there are more than enough other vacations you can take with your family — and you don’t even have to […]

Holiday Recipes to Make With Your Kids

December 16, 2016    Sara Hickey

Holiday cooking and baking are always filled with cheer — except when you’re stuck in the kitchen all alone. Here are some simple holiday recipes to help you get the whole family involved in preparing for a celebration: Reindeer Cinnamon Buns Recipe Add a festive twist to your holiday breakfasts. All you need is a few […]

Holiday Festivals for the Family

December 10, 2016    Sara Hickey

The holiday season is here, and there are plenty of things to do in Houston to celebrate. Whether you enjoy viewing festive light shows, sitting around a campfire, perusing ice sculptures or going to a holiday concert, there’s something for everyone this time of year. With so much going on in the city, here are […]

Christmas Eve Surprise Box

Christmas Eve Surprise Box

December 9, 2016    Houston Mothers

The holidays are a time when families come together, celebrate the season, and make memories that are cherished forever. This year change things up and start a new family tradition! Create a Christmas Eve Box to surprise your children. This Christmas Eve Surprise Box contains (you can add in different treats depending on the age […]

Fun meal ideas to bring the kids to the table!

4 inspiring summer lunch ideas

Summer is all about hanging out at the pool, relaxing in the sun and enjoying a much-needed break from the school year. With all of this fun to have, there’s no time left to worry about what’s for lunch. Whether your kids are old enough to help with meal preparation or you just need some […]

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Houston’s great puppet theater for kids

Chances are good that your childhood is filled with memories of wonderful puppets. Pinocchio, Howdy Doody, Lamb Chop, and of course all of Jim Henson’s magical creations from The Muppets to Labyrinth have made an indelible impact on our culture. One of the great parts about being a parent is seeing your children light up with joy […]

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Fun Summer Reading Activities

School may be out for the summer, but who says the learning has to stop? Thanks to many fun reading activities and events in Houston, you can help your kid stay ahead of the curve in class — and ensure they have a blast at the same time! Here are a few reading challenges/programs your little ones can […]

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Easy Snowflake Window Decorations

Remember making paper snowflakes when you were a kid?  If so, you can now use those same skills to create beautiful window decorations and it is so easy that your kids can help! Instead of using regular paper you’ll start with contact paper.  You can get the self-adhesive decorative paper in a variety of colors and patterns online […]

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Holiday Shows in Houston

One of the best parts about living in Houston is the arts scene.  Even families can find world class music and theater to enjoy! During the holidays, kids and parents can enjoy these shows! A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – November 20 – December 28 – Alley Theatre Lyle the Crocodile – November 22 […]

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Los Trompos at Discovery Green

Discovery Green has art you can play on! The lawn near the playground is currently full of spinning tops!  The temporary art exhibit, Los Trompos, will be entertaining families until March 22, 2016! These giant tops are covered in brightly colored cords and are mean for spinning.  Kids and adults can sit and spin! While you […]

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