Benefits of texas local honey; organic sunflower honey in a transparent jar with honey

Benefits of Texas Local Honey

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

Have you ever wondered if there is a natural and delicious way to help alleviate allergies in both children and adults? Look no further than the golden goodness of local honey. Not only does local honey add

Camping destinations near houston; 5 family-friendly camping destinations

5 Family-Friendly Camping Destinations Near Houston

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

Texas has some amazing camping destinations for families to enjoy the great outdoors. You can spend the day hiking, walking nature trails, fishing, boating, kayaking, bird watching, and nature programs…

Family friendly outdoor movie watching in houston

Family-Friendly Outdoor Movie Watching in Houston

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

One of my favorite childhood memories was going to the drive-in movie theater with my family. When I was young, there was only one drive-in theater left, about a 40-minute drive each way. The driving time was…

Top reasons why houston summer camps are important for children.

Top Reasons Why Houston Summer Camps Are Important for Children

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

Summer is a great time for children to have fun, explore new things, and make memories. Summer Camps can give them the experience of a lifetime.

There are many benefits that come with attending summer camps,…

Family fun getaway for a day. Museum of natural science in houston, tx. Things to do in houston for free. 14 free family-friendly things to do in houston

14 Free Family-Friendly Things To Do In Houston!

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

The Kid’s Directory knows how important it is to spend time with family, so we found 14 family friendly things to do in Houston for FREE. You can spend the day in the park with a picnic lunch, enjoy outdoor…

Family fun at the aquarium. Great getaway for a day adventures for the whole family. The 5 best family getaway for the day adventures in the houston area

The 5 Best Family Getaway for the Day Adventures in the Houston Area

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

Houston & the surrounding area have so many amazing places to visit, especially if you are looking for some exciting things to do with the family. You can find something that is fun for the whole family and…

Overnight camps in houston for kids

Overnight Camps in Houston for Kids

By: The Kid’s Directory Family Resource Guide – Houston

Up till now, some parents are still averse to the idea of summer camps for their children. If you’re one of those parents, we assure you that day and overnight camps in Houston have much more benefits than you…

Is it colic or something else? When your baby’s crying doesn’t stop

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…

10 tips to keep your child safe around the holidays

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

Strep throat: the dreaded sore throat for both parents and children

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…

Keeping your child safe in the car: child passenger safety awareness week.

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,…

Awesome fun things to do in houston with kids. 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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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