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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!


  • FYI: Tidbits of information to inform and educate parent’s about local contests, calls to action and latest happenings
  • Father Knows Best: Dads are more & more involved every day in parenting our children, so we decided to give them a voice each & every issue. This column allows our dads to get another perspective from fellow fathers in our community talk about how they are dealing in their daily life.
  • Mom.Me: Meet moms, who may be just like you, keeping it real & getting stuff done! Sponsored by our partnership with The Mommie Series, a speaker series hosted seasonally, designed to empower and educate moms. Meet mombassadors each and every month.
  • 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.


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.


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.


Houston Family Magazine prides itself on hosting several family friendly events throughout the year. Whether it is Camp Fair, Fun Fest or our Baby Expo, we have something for everyone with fun activities for the littles and interesting products & info for the adults. Check out more information under HFM Events.

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. 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.


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 Galveston, Kidventure, YMCA of Houston, Memorial Hermann, Methodist Hospital System, the Houston Zoo, the Houston Public Library, PBS, 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.