Join Our Team - Open Call for Blog Contributors

on 02/02/2016 - 02:10 pm

El Paso Parent is growing! Our Parent Talk blog is one of the most popular sections on our site and read by thousands of parents. We want your unique perspective and voice. We are seeking local parents or experts who would like to share their stories and/or expertise with our local parents. This is a volunteer position with some great perks.

Writing topics include but are definitely not limited to the following areas:
Parenting, marriage, El Paso, family things to do, education, teen, baby, birth, pregnancy, natural birth, family law, pediatrics, dental, behavior, child psychology, marriage counseling, Southern New Mexico, Juarez, organic, vegetarian, restaurant reviews, reviews of ...

Top Picks - El Paso Family and Kid Friendly Events: January 29 - 31, 2016

on 01/29/2016 - 11:56 am

Here's our Top Picks of what to do for families this weekend January 29 - 31.
Dust off that cape and dress up like a super hero for Superhero Weekend at the Rhinos games this weekend. Enjoy contests, skating with the team and more. Meet the El Paso Zoo Keepers every weekend at different animal exhibits. Girls aged 10-18 get your girl power on at the Health Chica event. Saturday is going to be beautiful so hit up the Downtown Artist and Farmers Market. 

 Super Hero Weekend @Rhino's Hockey - Friday, Saturday and Sunday games.

Meet the Keepers @ The El Paso Zoo every Saturday and Sunday 10:30 - 3:30. Click for schedule deta ...

Top Picks - El Paso Family and Kid Friendly Events: January 22 - 24, 2016

on 01/22/2016 - 08:42 am

Check out our Top Picks of what to do for families this weekend January 22 - 24.
Got a budding astronomer in the family, go to the Tombaugh Observatory for open house. Explore trucks at Truck Town. Combine fun and exercise at Family Day at the Wall indoor rock climbing. Blossom your kids inner Picasso at Open Art Studio.

 Truck Town @Freedom Crossing - Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 PM

Tombaugh Observatory - Open House @ New Mexico State University in Las Cruces – Friday 7:00 pm - close. Kids are encouraged to come gaze at the stars.

Family Day on the Wall - Indoor Rock Climbing @ Fort Bliss - Saturday 12:00 pm - ...

Preemie Twins Surviving and Holding Hands, Amazing!

on 01/21/2016 - 01:22 pm

Check out the amazing preemie video that's gone viral. The twin babies were born January 4, 2016 at only 28 weeks. They weighed under 2.2 pounds.

Mommy, Anthea Jackson-Rushford, gave this explanation for posting the video:
“I’m sharing photos and videos for the simple reason that it gives hope to all parents out there that even they do just fine! I Googled like crazy looking for hope when we told we might be Prem. I would love to see this kind of positivity as a mum that faces the possibility of a premature baby. To all parents that face this, be comforted in knowing that today anything is possible and your babies will be just fine!!!”

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