Page last reviewed: March 21, 2023
Positive Parenting Talks
Positive Parenting Talks for Raising Happy Children and Building Healthy Families
Raising children can be challenging, especially for first-time parents. Some of the challenges may be a child that just does not listen to you, throws tantrums, or often picks a fight with his siblings, friends or teachers.
Houston WIC is now partnering with DePelchin Children’s Center to offer one-hour, monthly parenting sessions over Zoom. Parenting sessions are based on a positive parenting approach to deal with real everyday situations or challenges to raise healthy children. During these classes educators will offer tools to help helps parents and caregivers gaining the skills needed to build healthy families.
Parenting Talks are offered both in English and Spanish on the same day at two separate times. Register today and save your spot for the coming classes! To sign up, check out the dates and topics below and click on the link for the seasons offered on your preferred language!
- March 23, 2023: Understanding food labels
- April 26, 2023: Meet the expert — Dr. Gabriel Anzueto will discuss children’s development stages and provide tips for parents in supporting their children’s developmental milestones.
Milestones — Your Baby at Two Months
How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about your child’s development. Check the milestones our child has reached by the end of 2 months by completing a checklist with CDC’s free Milestone Tracker mobile app, for iOS and Android devices, using the Digital Online Checklist, or by printing the checklist.
Nutrition Facts Label
Learn about What’s New with the Nutrition Facts Label, including details on: Calories, Serving Sizes, Added Sugars, and Percent Daily Value.
- Go to interactive nutrition facts label in English.
- Go to interactive nutrition facts label in Spanish.
- Download What's on the Nutrition Facts Label in English.
- Download What's on the Nutrition Facts Label in Spanish.
- Download How to read the ingredient list on food labels in English and Spanish.
Raising Happy Eaters
Raising happy eaters by following the division of responsibility in feeding: The division of responsibility in feeding is a well-researched approach to feeding that can drastically decrease mealtime battles and picky eating.
Cooking with Kids
Cooking with kids : Cook with your kids to help them develop healthy eating habits.
About DePelchin Children’s Center: DePelchin Children’s Center supports and sustains children and the families who care for them. We provide comprehensive services focused on ensuring all children are part of safe, caring homes. We deploy evidence-based practices and strategies to prevent maltreatment, preserve healthy families, and bring healing to children who have experienced trauma by enhancing their physical health and mental well-being.