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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

  • FYI: Tidbits of information to inform and educate parent’s about local contests, calls to action and latest happenings
  • Talk to the Doc: Local 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: Show me the money! Experts offer advice & tips on how to hold on to your money, pay down debt, consolidate, invest, retire comfortably, send the kids to college, etc. 
  • Mom~me: It takes a village to raise a family! Peek into the lives of some local moms who are killing it! Sponsored by our partnership with The Mommie Series.
  • Daddy knows Best: More & more dads are getting involved in the day to day process of raising a family. For that reason, we are looking for their POV! This column offers a platform for local dads to give their take on just how to get it done, survive & thrive!
  • Out of the Suitcase: Family travel is often overwhelming. Where to go? How to get there? How are we going to manage & have a great time?? We offer editorial focused on family friendly destinations, tips and gear on how to make your family vacations some of your best memories! 
  • 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 & Digital

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. 

Along with the HFM website, tens of thousands of our readers are subscribers to our daily E-Newsletters. This platform offers HFM the opportunity to deliver the latest, most timely information directly to our readers thus giving us a reach far beyond the printed publication and the website. 

Free App

Busy Moms are always on the go. How many times are you out & about and remember that you wanted to pop by ‘some place’ with the kids, but you can’t remember the name! You just know you read about in Houston Family Magazine. Well, we have a solution for that. Download our free app through iTunes or Google and you will never have that problem again! Flip through the digital version on your phone or tablet anytime & anywhere. You will find it extremely user-friendly and useful. Especially with the click thrus to the websites from all of the advertising and editorial. You can simply click and book tickets, make reservations or order the latest and greatest ‘find’. It truly is priceless for parents on the go!

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 30 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, Kidventure, YMCA of Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, the Houston Zoo, Harris County Department of Education, the Houston Public Library, KPRC, and Rice University 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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