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What Are the Unique Challenges of Being a Parent in Houston?

Posted on · Here's the understatement of the year – parenting has its challenges. And parenting in Houston can bring its own wrinkles – figurative and literal ones. Moms and dads in Houston probably spend more time in the car, driving kids to and from activities. In the worst of our summer heat, there are probably some limits […]

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Is Technology Really Hurting Kids’ Ability to Socialize?

Posted on · We chat with Frederick J. Goodall – you might recognize him as one of our rotating panelists for “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” Fred also writes a parenting blog called Mocha Dad. The tagline – one father’s quest to be a better dad. He recently wrote about his developing attitudes towards his kids’ […]


Warning for Teenagers to Buckle Up

Posted on · This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and Texas law enforcement will be on the roads to remind teenagers to buckle up, no matter where they're riding in the car. Surveys by the Texas Department of Transportation show that young people aren't buckling up — a habit that could be deadly. Pat Hernandez has more.