WIC Classes

November 2023

WIC Classes for Moms this November

2023-11-21T14:18:14+00:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: Mom Health|Tags: , , |

WIC Classes for Moms this November

Texas WIC classes this month are packed with wonderful tips from experts. Included are sessions on everything from how to make a recipe using WIC foods to story time for your little one.  Use the link below to Texas WIC to sign up for the free classes.

Here is a glance at some of the FREE upcoming LIVE ONLINE classes that can be taken from the comfort of your own home:

  • Live – Ask the Expert about Breastfeeding and Pumping – Monday,  November 27 at 10:00AM Join WIC as they dive into aweekly discussion on breastfeeding topics. Bring your support person and meet with WIC breastfeeding experts.
  • Live Pregnancy Discussion: Preparing for Baby and Taking Care of You – Monday, November 27 at 12:00PM Join WIC for a LIVE discussion on all things pregnancy featuring a special guest expert!
  • Live Discussion on WIC Shopping Tips and Tricks – Tuesday, November 28 at 12:00PM Does WIC shopping overwhelm or confuse you? WIC offers a live discussion top help you choose the right foods, some tips and tricks for common shopping challenges and what’s new in WIC foods.
  • Live Discussion on Introducing Your Baby to Foods – Wednesday, November 29 at 11:00AM Introducing solid foods can be overwhelming. If you have a baby who is getting ready to start solid foods, or has recently started, join WIC for a LIVE discussion about introducing solid foods.
  • Live Discussion and Activity on Cool Drinks for Kids – Thursday, November 30 at 11:00AM Are you looking for a way to keep your child hydrated without giving them sugary drinks? Join WIC for a LIVE discussion and recipe activity to help your child love water.

To register for these events, and see additional WIC Click & Learn Classes visit Texas WIC online at:  https://texaswic.org/online-classes

March 2023

WIC Classes for Moms in March

2023-03-28T14:32:58+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Child Health, Mom Health, Texas WIC, WIC Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Texas WIC classes are packed with wonderful tips from experts. Included are sessions on everything from how to make a recipe using WIC foods to story time for your little one.  Use the link below to Texas WIC to sign up for the free classes.

Here is a glance at some of the FREE upcoming LIVE ONLINE classes that can be taken from the comfort of your own home:

  • Live Activity on Fearless Family Meals – Monday, March 27th at 10:00 AM Join WIC experts for a LIVE interactive activity exploring what a family meal looks like featuring a special guest expert!
  • Story Time with Zobey – Tuesday, March 28th at 9:30 AM Join WIC for a LIVE story time with a special guest, Zobey! WIC will be reading a kid’s book that covers everything from colors to how veggies grow.  
  • Ask the Expert about Breastfeeding and Pumping – Tuesday, March 28th at 3:00 PM If you are pregnant or recently gave birth, join Texas WIC for a weekly discussion on breastfeeding topics. Experts will cover everything from breastfeeding, pumping and bottle feeding.
  • Live Discussion on Introducing Your Baby to Foods – Wednesday, March 29th at 11:00 AM Introducing solid food is an exciting adventure, but Texas WIC knows it can be overwhelming! Join this live discussion for expert WIC advice.
  • Live Discussion on a Gentle Approach to Weaning from Breastfeeding – Thursday, March 30th at 10:00 AM Wondering when and how to stop breastfeeding your baby? Join Texas WIC for tips!

To register for these events, and see additional WIC Click & Learn Classes visit Texas WIC online at:  https://texaswic.org/online-classes

WIC Classes This Week

2023-03-06T14:22:54+00:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Mom Health, Pregnancy, Texas WIC|Tags: , , , |

Experts Explore Topics To Help WIC Moms

Texas WIC classes this month are scheduled to help moms with everything from picky eating to preparing for baby. Use the link below to Texas WIC to sign up for the free classes.

Here is a glance at some of the FREE upcoming LIVE ONLINE classes that can be taken from the comfort of your own home:

  •  How to Get Breastfeeding Off to a Great Start at March 6 10:00AM, a discussion about how to get breastfeeding off to a great start at your hospital or birth center. WIC experts will dive into common questions about breastfeeding in the first few days.
  • Preparing for Baby and Taking Care of You, March 6 12:00PM, Join WIC experts for a LIVE discussion on all things pregnancy featuring a special guest expert!
  •  WIC Shopping Tips and Tricks,  March 7 12:00PM, Join WIC experts for a live discussion where we’ll explain how to choose the right foods, some tips and tricks for common shopping challenges and what’s new in WIC foods
  •  Breastfeeding and Pumping, March 7 3:00PM, If you are pregnant or recently gave birth, join WIC experts for a weekly discussion on breastfeeding topics. Bring your support person and meet with WIC breastfeeding experts, as they dive into everything you need to know about breastfeeding, pumping and bottle feeding.
  • Introducing Your Baby to Foods, March 8 11:00AM, Introducing solid food is an exciting adventure, but we know it can be overwhelming! If you have a baby who is getting ready to start solid foods, or has recently started, join WIC for for a LIVE discussion about introducing solid foods.
  •  Picky Eating – Food and Fun Beyond the Plate,  March 9 10:00AM, Picky eating is a common concern for many families with young children. Join WIC to learn the basics of picky eating from a WIC guest expert plus fun, low-pressure activities to do with your child that will encourage food exploration!

To register for these Texas WIC events, and see additional WIC Click & Learn Classes visit Texas WIC online at: https://texaswic.org/online-classes

 

March 2022

WIC Online Classes

2022-04-08T12:56:24+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Child Health, Mom Health, Pregnancy, Texas WIC, WIC Nutrition|Tags: , |

Texas WIC Helps Parents Online

Texas WIC is ready to help parents from pregnancy to toddler. They even have free classes online each month to help parents learn the ropes. 

During March, WIC online classes range in topics from how to feed your baby to a live demonstration with a guest speaker on “Fearless Family Meals” and a “Life Pregnancy Discussion.”  There are two types of classes offered: 

  1. Live Online Classes – Use a link to watch a class live from your phone or computer.
  2. Click & Learn – You follow along by clicking through course materials.

Here is a glimpse of WIC Live Online classes coming up this week: 

March 22 from 10 AM to 11 AM  – Live Activity on Fearless Family Meals

March 22 from Noon to 1 PM – Live Discussion on WIC Shopping Tips and Tricks

March 22 from 3 to 4 PM – Live Discussion Series for Breastfeeding, Pumping and Bottle Feeding

March 23 from 1 to 2 PM – Live Discussion on Feeding Your Baby from 8 to 12 Months

To sign up, use this link: https://texaswic.org/online-classes. Click on the class you would like to participate in and follow the instructions to enroll. Learn more about Texas WIC on our blog.

 

October 2021

Online WIC Classes Packed With Tips

2022-08-26T01:10:10+00:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Baby Formula, Pregnancy, Texas WIC, WIC Food, WIC Nutrition|Tags: |

Take Free WIC Classes At Home From Phone, Computer

Texas WIC classes this month are packed with wonderful tips from experts. Included are sessions on from everything from how to make a recipe using WIC foods to storytime for your little one.  Use the link below to Texas WIC to sign up for the free classes.

Here is a glance at some of the FREE upcoming LIVE ONLINE classes that can be taken from the comfort of your own home: 

  • Introducing Your Baby To Foods – Oct. 13 – 11 AM to Noon  In this class, Texas WIC covers how to know if your baby is ready for solid foods and what foods to introduce at first.
  • Story Time with Zobey – Oct. 14th – 9:30 – 10 AM Texas WIC makes learning with your little one fun with a story told by Zobey. In this story, Zobey introduces how fruits and vegetables grow in a garden and explains why trying new foods is fun.
  • Discussion on Picky Eating – Oct. 18th – 10 – 11 AM Experts at Texas WIC explain how to encourage new foods and how to respond to picky eating.
  • Cooking with WIC Foods – Oct. 18th – 11:30 – 12:30 In this fun class, Texas WIC demonstrates how to turn WIC foods into a fun cooking activity, and to get your kids excited to try new foods.

To register for these events, and see additional WIC Click & Learn Classes visit Texas WIC online at:  https://texaswic.org/online-classes

Pick up your WIC groceries in one easy stop at Grocery Services North, a PWIC grocery store chain with locations in Dallas, Waco, Tyler, and Longview.

June 2021

Enroll In Texas WIC Online Class Monday

2022-08-25T23:27:28+00:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Texas WIC, WIC Food, WIC Nutrition|Tags: |

Texas WIC Class Offers Up Recipe To Stay Hydrated During Summer

The hot summer months have arrived, and it’s important to keep you and your family hydrated without filling up on sugary drinks. An online Texas WIC class  has several tips to help.

Texas WIC is offering an online class Monday that offers recommendations for drinks for children, ways to drink “more water and less sugar” and how to make kid-friendly infused waters and ice cubes. 

“We’ll explore the truth behind many common drinks and demonstrate recipe ideas that are not only cool for kids, but fun for the whole family,” according to Texas WIC’s online class description.

TEXAS WIC ONLINE CLASS

The “Live Discussion and Activity on Cool Drinks for Kids” class is being offered online from 1 to 2 PM on Monday, June 21st on the TexasWIC.org website. If you would like to participate, simply register for the class using the link below:

https://classes.texaswic.org/class/de408a18-4dd4-4457-82ad-c924abd56f59

You can watch the online class with a computer, tablet or mobile device that has Internet.  

Grocery Services North is a primarily WIC grocery store chain with locations in Dallas, Waco, Tyler, and Longview. Grocery Services North makes it easy and convenient to shop for WIC groceries. We have bilingual staff that is familiar with the WIC program that can help you shop for the items you need. Find a location near a WIC clinic today on our website.

December 2020

Texas WIC Classes at Your Fingertips

2022-08-26T10:31:27+00:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Pregnancy, WIC Food, WIC Grocery Shopping, WIC Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Texas WIC  Offers Free Classes Online

As soon as your baby is born you’re expected to know everything about taking care of an infant. You have to learn how to nurse your baby and everything the little one is trying to communicate every time they cry.  There’s a lot to learn, but luckily Texas WIC offers a catalog of online classes for mothers. It’s all 100% free of charge. 

If you are a Texas WIC client, taking the courses is part of the free program. It’s designed to help pregnant and breastfeeding mothers get a healthy start for their infants and children up to age 5. The program also offers access to its WIC clinics and provides free nutritional WIC-approved food.  Some of the classes are live during scheduled dates and times. Other classes are “Click and Learn” presentations.  Even if you aren’t part of Texas WIC, you can participate in some of the classes online.

Topics range on everything from “What to Expect Year to Year,” “The Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression” and “Smart Snacks for Children” There are even entertainment programs for kids. A “Live Story with Zobey” teaches kids basic counting skills and how fruits and vegetables grow in a garden. It also encourages trying new foods.  The WIC classes are an excellent resource to learn how to be a better parent and how to care for yourself. To find out if you qualify for Texas WIC, apply online or visit a WIC clinic.