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Is it Colic or Something Else?

Is it Colic or Something Else? When Your Baby’s Crying Doesn’t Stop

By: Carolina Boyd, Communications Associate

A crying infant can signal many things. It can mean the baby is hungry, or needs a diaper change. It may also be a sign that the baby is just very tired. However, what do you do if despite your best efforts…

holiday safety for your family

10 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe Around the Holidays

By: Alana Redmond

The holidays can be a fun time of the year to enjoy with family and friends, but it can also bring risk to your children and household. Without proper precaution, holiday decorations, toys, and food

Checking for strep throat; the dreaded sore throat

Strep Throat: The Dreaded Sore Throat for Both Parents and Children

By: Carolina Boyd, Communications Associate

Sore throats are a common childhood ailment, especially during the cooler weather months. Most of the time, there is not much for parents to worry about but occasionally a sore throat can be the first sign of…

child car safety

Keeping Your Child Safe in the Car: Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

By: Carolina Boyd, Communications Associate

One of the most important responsibilities parents have is to keep their children safe. Part of that duty involves child passenger safety. According to the United States Department of Transportation,…

feeding the giraffes at the zoo

Awesome Fun Things To Do In Houston With Kids

By: Barrett White

Are you planning a trip to Houston with the kids soon? If yes, then this article is the solution to the most important question there is. How do you make this a fun trip for the kids? Houston is a large city in Texas…

kids having fun at the aquarium

Kid-Friendly Events Around Houston, TX

By: Barrett White

Houston is a city that has many fun things to do. But it can be challenging to find something for kids to do. Many of us have busy lives and less time to do entertaining things to do with our kids. That…

7 Things To Do in Houston To Beat The Summer Heat

7 Things To Do In Houston To Beat The Summer Heat

By: Barrett White

Houston is a place where you can find the perfect weather for any day of the year. From mild winters to hot summers, Houston has all kinds of fun things to do during each season! In this blog post, you will…

Top 8 Reasons Why Houston Summer Camp is Important for Children

Top 8 Reasons Why Houston Summer Camp is Important for Children

By: Barrett White

Summer is a great time for children to have fun, explore new things, and make memories. But what about those kids who don’t get the opportunity to go away on summer vacation? The ones that are…

Houston Camp Guide for Summer 2021

Houston Camp Guide for Summer 2021

By: Barrett White

Houston’s summer camps are a great way to keep kids entertained and busy this summer. With so many options available, it can be hard to choose the right camp for your child….

6 Reasons Why Your Child Should Attend Summer Camps in Houston

6 Reasons Why Your Child Should Attend Summer Camps in Houston

By: Barrett White

There is tremendous joy and relief when our child, beaming with happiness and laughter, jumps into our arms after a week of Summer Camps in Houston. It takes a lot of courage, both for us as parents…

Summer Camps for Kids in Houston

Summer Camp for Kids in Houston

By: Barrett White

The summer camp is the perfect place to gain independence. Participants make decisions for themselves at camp, managing their daily choices in a safe environment….

Summer Activities in Houston

Summer Activities In Houston

By: Barrett White

In Houston, we have no problems! The business magazine Forbes has already named Houston the coolest and most successful city in the USA, ahead of New York and Los Angeles.

The 5 Best Spring Break Camps in Houston

The 5 Best Spring Break Camps in Houston

By: Barrett White

Houston is a great place to spend your spring break, especially if you are looking for some exciting things to do. You can find something for just about any age group and experience level! In this blog post, we…

Anxious adolescents: Helping teens through the ongoing lockdown

Anxious Adolescents: Helping Teens Through The Ongoing Lockdown

By: Barrett White

We’ve heard of “FOMO” – the “fear of missing out.” These days however, while we’re all shut into our homes in order to protect our communities from the ongoing pandemic, the feeling itself is no longer…

Tracking your childs development: What does it all mean?

Tracking Your Child’s Development: What Does It All Mean?

By: Dr. Tamisha Jones, Medical Director of Pediatrics

From the moment your baby is born, you are closely watching him or her for every possible milestone. Is my son the right weight for his age? Why is my daughter’s head so big? Many parents can’t help but…

Parental Involvement for Your Child: How Much is Best?

Parental Involvement For Your Child: How Much Is Best?

Christina M. Ward — January 29, 2021 in Parenting category on Babienet.com

We’ve all heard the warnings about being a “helicopter parent.” Parental involvement is so important but no parent wants to over do it or smother their kids, or be too overprotective, or not…

Find A Good Babysitter For Your Baby

Find A Good Babysitter For Your Baby

Christina M. Ward — December 29, 2020 in Baby category on Babienet.com

Finding a babysitter for the first time can feel like an overwhelming task for new parents. The days when the teenage girl down the street babysat for the neighborhood children seem like they are long…

The Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Infographic: The Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy (And What To Avoid)

Joanna Coggins — November 2, 2020 in Pregnancy category on Babienet.com

For pregnant women, one of the tough decisions to make is what to eat or include in their diet. Since what they eat would be the primary source of nutrition for the baby, eating healthy foods is of utmost importance.

What Happened To Family Game Night?

What Happened To Family Game Night?

Christina M. Ward — October 22, 2020 in Parenting category on Babienet.com

According to PBS, bringing back Family Game Night has more benefits than family bonding time. It can help your children improve fine motor skills, teach problem-solving skills, and even help to improve

Warning Signs Your Child Might Need Therapy

Warning Signs Your Child Might Need Therapy

Christina M. Ward — September 30, 2020 in Child Development category on Babienet.com

If there is a silver lining anywhere at all in the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, it is that the subject of mental health is being more openly discussed with regards to our children. We are all seeing the effects…

What you need to know about child brain development

What You Need To Know About Child Brain Development

Christina M. Ward — August 31, 2020 in Child Development category on Babienet.com

A lot of parents operate on the assumption that their children think like tiny adults. But for children, their brain development is at a different physiological stage. Their brains are still developing and with…

What are Normal Attention Spans for Children?

What Are Normal Attention Spans for Children?

Christina M. Ward — July 28, 2020 in Child Development category on Babienet.com

An attention span refers to the time a person can focus on a particular activity before losing focus or losing interest. There are great many ways to test attention span, for example, online tests…

Parenting children with ADD and ADHD

Parenting Children with ADD and ADHD

Christina M. Ward — July 4, 2020 in Parenting category on Babienet.com

Parenting children with ADD and ADHD is, well, HARD. It is challenging. It will push you to the limits of your patience and beyond. But the joys of raising these children with such a fire for life…

Child development courses you can take online

Child Development Courses You Can Take Online

Christina M. Ward — July 2, 2020 in Child Development category on Babienet.com

There are many child development courses available to you online that you can take advantage of to brush up on your skills or learn something new. If you have never thought about learning about…

7 ways to prepare your toddler for preschool

7 Ways to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

Christina M. Ward — May 11, 2020 in Toddler category on Babienet.com

Preschool is an exciting time of learning and socializing for your toddler. For some children it is the most fun they’ve ever had For others, the time away from their parents is a bit unnerving or even…

What's New In Child Development Research?

What’s New In Child Development Research?

Christina M. Ward — May 9, 2020 in Child Development category on Babienet.com

Child development research studies are ongoing and it is sometimes hard to keep up with the latest, especially if the studies are released in scientific jargon that isn’t all that easy to unpack. I learned when…

3 must have baby and toddler apps

3 Must Have Baby and Toddler Apps

Christina M. Ward — February 21, 2020 in Toddler category on Babienet.com

As parents, we want our children to be entertained, but we also want them to be safe and learning. These three apps are enjoyable, safe for your toddlers’ curiosity, and will generate exciting play…