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Since 1988, Houston Family Magazine has been a trusted resource of information for local parents. Focusing on content that speaks to the concerns of today’s issues, the magazine has earned the ‘go-to resource’ nickname earnestly. With monthly editorial that features our comprehensive calendar of events, inspiring real life stories of local parents, expert opinions, categorized resources of information and product guides, we cover a little bit of everything on parent’s minds. This is why our readership has come to count on Houston Family Magazine for the information that they need to know.

Ancillary Publications

B.A.B.Y. Guide (Best Advice for Baby & You) Spring / Fall editions Editorial relevant to new & expectant parents. Expert advice, suggested products, real life stories and more make their way into each issue. Specific distribution outlets insure this publication makes it into the right hands!

DEPARTMENTS

  • Family FYI: Tidbits of information to inform and educate parent’s about local contests, calls to action and latest happenings
  • Talk to the Doc: Memorial Hermann Hospital physicians discuss topical health issues facing parents today. Topics range from children’s weight to RSV to the effects of video games on children. Expert advice on issues potentially harmful to your children.
  • Family Finance: We review the films that we’re most excited about!
  • I am Houston: Every month we spotlight a local person/persons who make a unique contribution to Houston. This feature typically features someone involved in a cause or who has achieved an extraordinary goal.
  • Book Bites: Recommendations for great reads for all ages from our local bookshop owner, Valerie Kohler @ Blue Willow Bookshop!
  • Family Finds: Great family products, tried & tested by our staff to insure ‘family find’ status.
  • On the Go: Our highly sought after calendar of events. A daily, comprehensive, family-friendly guide to activities in and around the Houston area. Includes information on stage performances, museum exhibits, celebrity interviews and more.
  • Houston Life: Candid shots from readers portraying everyday life in Houston

Special Sections

Every month, we include a resource guide of information tied to a seasonal need. Guides we offer include directories for private schools, camps, after-school activities and more.

Features

HFM offers award winning editorial covering the range of topics on parent’s minds. Most of the subject matter can be found in national parent titles, but we give it a local angle that makes it much more relatable for our readers.

Web

We are ever developing our interactive website to make it more user-friendly and informative for our viewers. By providing a virtual version of our monthly magazine, archived issues from the last 12 months and online exclusive information, HFM offers the best of both worlds.

Events

Houston Family Magazine prides itself on attending as many family friendly events that we can stand! That means, that in April & October, we have an event every weekend! Other months are not quite as busy, but we average about 12-15 events a year. These events offer great value-added opportunity for our advertisers.

Value Added Opportunities

At Houston Family Magazine, we think of all our advertisers as part of our extended family. For this reason, we have developed a number of value added opportunities for our advertisers that include several services at no charge. Full color ads, Ad design, Magazine distribution, Inclusion at events, Web click-thrus and marketing support are all offered free to our advertisers as a way of saying ‘thanks for their support’. In conclusion, our mission is to provide useful, timely information to our readers that will assist them in improving their family’s lifestyle. It is with this intent that we continue to develop and hone the services offered at Houston Family Magazine. We look forward to providing these services for many years to come.

Partnerships

As an integral part of the Houston community for over 20 years, we have developed a long list of partnerships with businesses focused on making Houston a great city to raise a family. A few of our key partners include the City of Houston, Houston Parks Department, YMCA of Houston, Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson Childhood Cancer Center, the Houston Zoo, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Harris County Department of Education, the Houston Public Library, PBS, and Memorial City Mall just to name a few. We look forward to the ongoing development of our partnerships to insure that we continue to provide the best information to our readers.

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