Family Outings

Houston Arboretum's Playscape Awaits

Let the kids go wild at this natural play area.

05/31/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Happy Campers

14 Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love

School’s out for summer—even for virtual learners. Keep your kiddos entertained for hours or weeks at a time with summer sessions they can enjoy solo or with the whole family.

05/27/2021 By Marianella Orlando

oh the places you'll go

Dr. Seuss Experience Brings Out the Child in Everyone

We meant what we said, and we said what we meant, you'll enjoy this whimsical playscape 100 percent.

05/20/2021 By Emma Schkloven

No (Kids) Menu Required

My Children's Favorite Takeout Experiences of 2020

Our dining editor ate with his daughters a lot this year. Let's recap.

12/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Quarancupcake

5 Cookbooks to Get You Baking with the Kids

Is being inside the house getting to you? Take some time to stop and smell the flour.

05/13/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Z is for Zoom

An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 1st Birthday During the Quarantine

Houstonia's resident dad had to celebrate his kid's big day inside.

05/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Good Vibrations

Two Random Acts of (Houston!) Kindness You Can Do to Vastly Improve Your Day

Send a hopeful note to a pediatric cancer patient or a comforting card to a senior citizen.

04/30/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Stay Home

Consider These Kids' Play Sets to Spice Up the Backyard

If the kiddos are missing the playground, bring it to them.

04/24/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

All week long

9 Spring Break Camps and Activities to Do with Your Kids This Year

Your little ones can learn how to fold origami, become space explorers, and even write their own plays.

03/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Abrazos and kisses

These Houston-Made Teddy Bears Help Kids Learn English and Spanish

Cubby Love Bears teach children dual language skills, and a new bear was designed in collaboration with Trae Tha Truth.

02/28/2020 By Jillian Goltzman

Ice House

Meet Houston’s 12-Year-Old DJ Prodigy

DJ Maddy Rose is blowing up, and she’s in seventh grade.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

On the Shelf

Houston Author's Kid Food Details the Struggles of Healthy Feeding

Bettina Elias Siegel's first book offers tips to bring down your children's sugar intake.

11/06/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Micro-Fashion

Maisonette Wants to Make Life Easier for Moms

The online marketplace for luxury children's goods is hitting the road and teaming up with local designers Hunter Bell and Bailey McCarthy for the Houston tour stop.

04/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

11 Simple Rules

When Should You Bring Kids to the Bar? Ever?

And yes, you really do need to watch your child while you're there.

03/21/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

School's Out

TUTS' Kid-Friendly Musical Camps Return This Winter Break

Maybe your child is the next Lin-Manuel Miranda. Maybe you need a few hours alone at H-E-B.

11/24/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Get Out

Where Can You Kayak and Ice Skate with Santa in One Place?

Discovery Green, of course.

12/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rock the Vote

YMCA of Greater Houston Offering Free Childcare on Election Day

Kids keeping you home on November 8? Not if the Y can help it.

11/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kid Cuisine

A Houston Sixth Grader Has Started a Kids' Cooking School

See Kate Daniel cook on the Food Network or schedule a class at Figlia Kitchen.

10/21/2016 By Glissette Santana

Enfants Terribles

A Kid Chef's Dish Will Be Added to Luby's Menu

The restaurant chain and Houston-based non-profit Homemade Hope partner up for a junior chef cooking competition.

08/18/2016 By Abby Eastman

Little Travelers

Traveling the World with Kids, Part 3: Barcelona

A mom takes on a challenge.

08/19/2015 By Teresa Rodriguez