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Give Away: Tickets to the Houston Baby + Kid Show on April 2, 2017

The Houston Baby + Kid Show is on April 2, 2017.... and we have tickets to give away! Here, parents will learn all about the latest baby trends for baby and child gear, the latest technology for all things baby and child, meet the EXPERTS behind the most popular baby and child brands, enjoy seminars from Houston's top parenting experts and doctors, and receive exclusive discounts at Baby's and … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: March 23-29, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of March 23, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for March 23-29 Beat the Crowds and Save Money at the Rodeo! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Children’s Memorial Hermann IRONKIDS Texas Fun Run on April 15, 2017

Let your kids be IRONKIDS! Our sponsor, the Children's Memorial Hermann IRONKIDS Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of competition while enjoying the outdoors and promoting healthy living. Kids 3-13 are invited to participate in the 1 mile and 1/2 mile races meant just for kids.  (Parents, family, and friends are invited to cheer on the racers.) Each … [Read More...]

Magic Soup (and Sandwiches) at Central Market

Address: 3815 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027 A few years ago, my entire family was sick.  A friend insisted on bringing Central Market soup, dropping it on the step and running from the germs. Well, this soup turned out to be the magical cure to our week long flu... and since then, I've loved Central Market. I don't often review grocery stores in our weekly restaurant review... but, … [Read More...]

Give Away: Tickets to Charlotte’s Web at A.D. Players

A.D. Players is proud to present Charlotte’s Web as its first children’s theater performance at the new Jeannette and L.M. George Theater. AND we have tickets to give away! Charlotte's Web runs from now through April 1, 2017 at 5420 Westheimer. There is no minimum age for entry but the show might be best for kids 4 and older. One family will win 4 tickets (2 adult and 2 kids) to the April 1, … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Travis and Rusk in the Art Blocks in Downtown Houston!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Art Blocks in Downtown Houston! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, March 23-29, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 23-29!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Weekend Events for March 23-29 Where to find bluebonnets in Houston! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! March 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2017

It's officially Spring and there is a lot to do in Houston, with kids! Take the family to the Heights Kids’ Day of Music at Love Park. There will be two stages of music, over 20 local arts organizations, instrument petting zoo, singing station, live demonstrations, local food vendors and more! You can also go to the Kite Festival at Hermann Park. Parking is always tight, so consider taking … [Read More...]

Free Tax Preparation Services from United Way of Greater Houston and Neighborhood Centers Inc.

United Way of Greater Houston and Neighborhood Centers Inc. is offering free tax preparation services. IRS-certified preparers assist families and individuals earning up to $58,000, helping them retain every dollar of their refund and saving the average $200 cost of professional tax preparation services. According to them, the word “free” is used by many paid preparers, clients are often … [Read More...]

Top 7 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – March 20-26, 2017

Plan on a great week in Houston, with kids! Each week, we publish the list of things to do for the weekend.  So you can look forward to the events, posted prior to the full list going live, here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, March 20-26, 2017! 1.  All week, Rodeo Houston is still going strong... and with Spring Break over, the crowds will be smaller!  For tips on saving money … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published March 11-17, 2017!

There is a lot of information on BigKidSmallCity and sometimes it can be hard to find. To help you locate the new posts from last week, here are the updates from March 11-17, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, March 16-22 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! March 16-22 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! … [Read More...]

Heights Kids’ Day of Music is March 25, 2017!

Get Ready For Local Music and Family Fun! March 25th is the 3rd annual Heights Kids' Day of Music. It's FREE and they want you there! Love Park - 1000 W. 12th St. March 25, 2017 10am - 2pm Two stages of music, over 20 local arts organizations, instrument petting zoo, singing station, live demonstrations, local food vendors and more! See the full schedule and details HERE! … [Read More...]

Carol Fox Park: Mom-and-Baby Swing, Noah’s Ark, Sand Box and Great Playground

Address: 15913 Jersey Drive, Jersey Village, TX 77040 I was giving a talk in Jersey Village and the moms started talking about Carol Fox Park. When they said it was completely fenced in and had a big Noah's Ark, I made plans to go. Had they told me about the mom-and-baby swing, giant sandbox and cool equipment, I might have just run out of the room to get there. The big shady park has a lot … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: March 16-22, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of March 16, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for March 16-22 All Things Spring Break! Beat the Crowds and Save Money at the Rodeo! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

On Houston Life: Things to do in Houston, with kids!

For more things to do in Houston, with kids, check out today's segment on Houston Life... and scroll to the bottom for details on each place we discussed!   Mounted Patrol Stables – Visiting the Houston Police Departments Mounted Patrol Stables might just be the coolest free thing to do in Houston.  Bring your own carrots, quartered apples and peppermints, and you can stop in to visit … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Blue Line Bike Labs in the Heights, on White Oak

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Blue Line Bike Labs in the Heights, on White Oak! … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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