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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! August 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2017

It's back to school time! This means it's time for the annual Theater District Open House.  Experience live performances, meet performers and go backstage... for free! For the full list of things to do, look below. Also, go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook! Things to Do Any Day: Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston … [Read More...]

As Seen on KPRC Channel 2: 30 School Lunch Ideas to get the School Year Started Right!

" If you've already grown tired of the same old peanut butter and jelly sandwich before the first bell, we're helping you mix it up. We've pulled 30 of the most interesting lunch ideas from Houston bloggers and parents. Grab your child's lunchbox and feel free to steal these ideas!" See the list from Amy Davis on KPRC2... including some of our lunches! Get it HERE! … [Read More...]

The Best Part of Summer Break: $100 at Costco

We’ve had an awesome Summer Break with day trips, pool days and park visits… but one of the best things we did was to go to Costco. (I’m not joking.) During the school year, I go during the day so I do not have to take four kids through the giant store and have my cart loaded with reasonable, but way too many, special requests. That said, over the summer I needed to get some items from Costco … [Read More...]

Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – August 21-27 2017

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! So you can look forward to the events, here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, August 21-27, 2017!  (Find the full list of events HERE!) 1. & 2.  On Monday, see the Solar Eclipse!  All you need to know is over on Houstonia Magazine.  Head to the Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land for the The Great American … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published August 12-18, 2017!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all! To help you find all the weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, August 12-18, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, August 17-23 Video: Favorite Things to Do this … [Read More...]

Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center in Texas City

Address: 1700 5th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590 Not far from the Texas City Museum are giant waterslides and a beach entry pool at the Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center! This pool is a lot like a the great pools found in The Woodlands, with 2 big slides (for kids 48" and over), a small river, a beach entry pool and a water play structure for little kids. Residents and non-residents can use … [Read More...]

Where to Eat in Galveston: Shrimp ‘N Stuff

Address: 3901 Avenue O, Galveston, TX 77550 Friends have been telling me for years to go to Shrimp 'N Stuff. I had made it to the downtown Galveston location... but never to the best location... until last week! When we went to the Avenue O location, the line was out the door. Families were lined up to order at the counter and moved in quickly. Once we ordered our kids meals, poboys and … [Read More...]

Kids Rule at Discovery Green! Toddler Tuesdays, Now through October 31, 2017, 10:30am

Toddler Tuesdays will soon be at Discovery Green…  September 5-October 31, 2017.  Every Tuesday at 10:30am, parents and kids enjoy a free story time and activities with their favorite characters. If your little kids want to rule the park, this is what you need to know: 1.  Every Tuesday from September 5 through October 31, 2017, be at Discovery Green at 10:30am. The themes, character visits … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? W. Cavalcade St. & Northwood St., at Unos P’nches Tacos

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's at W. Cavalcade St. and Northwood St., on the wall where Unos P'nches Tacos is located. … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, August 17-23, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for August 17-23!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Visionworks is teaming up with Little League: Get Your Kids Eyes Examined!

My daughter told me she needed glasses for two full years before I got her to the optometrist. She had passed all the tests at school and at the pediatrician's office, so I figured she just wanted glasses like her good friend. She is a very fashionable little girl, so I figured she was trying to get another accessory for her Caboodle. It was not until last Spring when I went for my own eye … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! August 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2017

Get ready for the Eclipse!  All you need to know is over on Houstonia Magazine... and you can get ready at the Solar Eclipse Workshop at Children’s Museum or attend the viewing parties at Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land or Levy Park. This week you can also view the new art installation, The Color Condition, at Avenida Houston and Discovery Green or Back to School Block Party at Tidwell … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – August 14-20 2017

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! So you can look forward to the events, here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, August 14-20, 2017!  (Find the full list of events HERE!) 1. On Tuesday, print the coupon for the Two for Tuesday (Buy One Get One Free) at the Downtown Aquarium.  This gets you into the aquarium and on all the rides… including the stark … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published August 5-11, 2017!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all! To help you find all the weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, August 5-11, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, August 10-16 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week … [Read More...]

Now Hiring: Hermann Park Train Conductor!

Are you looking for a part time job? You could drive the Hermann Park Train! Hermann Park is hiring now! Get the details HERE. … [Read More...]

What to pack in the car… so you have what you need for school drop off each morning!

Did you brush your teeth?  Did you remember your lunch? Did you grab your water bottle?  Did you even wear shoes? “Ohhhhh….. I forgot!” As organized as we try to be in the morning, at some point each week, the rush gets the best of us.  So, each August I take the beach chairs and swim suits out of the car and replace them with our back-to-school survival items. Here are the things that have … [Read More...]

The Really Big Tide & Lots of Shells at Texas City Dike

What in the world is the Texas City Dike and why is there a sign off I45? I've been asking this on every trip to Galveston, so we went to find out. Well, now I know that the Texas City Dike was built to protect the Texas City Channel from cross currents. It's over 5 miles and has boat ramps, picnic shelters and beach. We went on a weekday afternoon and just drove up, paid $5 for our day … [Read More...]

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