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Discovery Green from the Street

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015

Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston! Saturday is one of my favorite Houston events... Hands-On Houston!  This month they are making Swirly … [Read More...]

View of City Hall from Preston Street Bridge

Top 6 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 27-May 3, 2015

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists are for Thursday through Wednesday and can always be found … [Read More...]

Block Wall at Discovery Green

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): April 23-29, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 23, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned … [Read More...]

Things to Do Video April 23

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 23-29, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 23-29!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are some … [Read More...]

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MKT BAR Yum for Mum Pizza with gold potatoes, roasted garlic, brie, bacon and fresh parsley 6

Plan your no mess, fun for mom & kids, YUMMY! Mother’s Day Weekend at MKT BAR+ $100 Giftcard Giveaway for Houston Moms!

For Mother's Day, I want something that is leaves absolutely no mess for me to clean up. I love to share my special day with the little people that … [Read More...]

Mist Tree at Discovery Green

{Little} Kids Rule at Discovery Green – Toddler Tuesdays through May 26, 2015!

Toddler Tuesdays is at Discovery Green through May 26, 2015.  Every Tuesday at 10:30am, parents and kids enjoy a free story time and activities with … [Read More...]

Robinson Westchase Houston Public Library Bench

Raising Readers: Robinson-Westchase Branch of the Houston Public Library

Address:  3223 Wilcrest, Houston, Texas 77042 The Robinson-Westchase Branch of the Houston Public Library is just outside the beltway, in … [Read More...]

Houston Public Library Art Contest

Your Kid’s Art Masterpiece Could Get You Lunch with Famous Author Jon Scieszka!

The Good, The Mad and the Nerdy: a contest open to children in grades K – 6 6th Annual Children’s Book Celebration Contest Deadline to Enter: … [Read More...]

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View of City Hall from Preston Street Bridge

Top 6 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 27-May 3, 2015

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists are for Thursday through Wednesday and can always be found HERE.  (Scroll through to find the dates you are looking for!) So you can look forward to the events Houston has going on this week, here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, April 27 - May 3, 2015! 1. On Tuesday, meet BigKidSmallCity and … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston?

Where in Houston was this picture taken? … [Read More...]

Houston Public Library Art Contest

Your Kid’s Art Masterpiece Could Get You Lunch with Famous Author Jon Scieszka!

The Good, The Mad and the Nerdy: a contest open to children in grades K – 6 6th Annual Children’s Book Celebration Contest Deadline to Enter: Friday, May 1, 2015 The Houston Public Library is inviting Houston kids to make an art masterpiece inspired by one of author Jon Scieszka's many books, which include The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, The True Story of the Three Little … [Read More...]

Hermann Park Golf Course Trail

Hermann Park Marvin Taylor Trail – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time

Address:  6100 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 This week's park is one for parents, behind a stroller.  It's the Marvin Taylor Trail in Hermann Park! This trail is on the same side of the street as the Centennial Garden and runs through the golf course. Unlike the sunny trail around the main part of Hermann Park (with the zoo, train, pedal boats and Japanese Garden), this trail is … [Read More...]

Block Wall at Discovery Green

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): April 23-29, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 23, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for April 23-29 Video of Favorite Things to Do April 23-29 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Splashing at Evergreen Park Pool

Houston Parent Recommended Swim Lessons Places – Where to Teach the Kids to Swim!

Houston parents asked where to send their kids to swim lessons... and Houston parents answered! Here is the list of recommended spots from the BigKidSmallCity community of moms and dads. Take a look and tell us if your favorite spot is missing from the list. Also, this is a starting point... find what works best for you and your kids. BigKidSmallCity is not responsible for good or bad … [Read More...]

Things to Do Video April 23

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 23-29, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 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 April 23-29 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Tealas Table Full of Food

Teala’s Mexican Restaurant – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Location: 3210 W Dallas St, Houston TX 77019 Age Appropriate: All ages Price: $ Hi, I’m Juliette! My husband, my 7-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. Another week, another rainy restaurant experience!! We decided to go to Teala’s on W. Dallas, Mexican fare always cheer us up and Teala’s is unique in Houston because it mixes Mexican and … [Read More...]

Red Block Wall at Discovery Green

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  April 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2015

Take the kids to Miller Outdoor Theatre for the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe on Thursday and Friday and to East Meets West XIII on Saturday.  Pick between East Meets West and a little movie, called The Lego Movie, on the green at Discovery Green! Also on Saturday is Bubblefest in the Heights, Ancestor Quest at the Asia Society and the Future Vet Woof Shop at the Children's Museum of … [Read More...]

Art in the Park 6

Where in Houston? Hermann Park!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's the new Wind Sculpture IV in Hermann Park! … [Read More...]

Army Truck at Discovery Green Toddler Tuesday

Top 7 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – April 20-26, 2015

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists are for Thursday through Wednesday and can always be found HERE.  (Scroll through to find the dates you are looking for!) So you can look forward to the events Houston has going on this week, here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, April 20-26, 2015! 1.  On Monday Disney on Ice: Frozen at … [Read More...]

Art in the Park 6

Where in Houston?

Where in Houston was this picture taken? … [Read More...]

West University Library Childrens Section Upstairs

Raising Readers: West University Harris County Public Library

Address:  6108 Auden St, Houston, TX 77005 This Houston Library is right in the middle of the city... but requires a Harris County Public Library Card rather than a Houston Public Library Card.  It's also in one of Houston's most family friendly neighborhoods... but it is it's own city within our city.  It's the West University Library! The West University Library is located in the middle of … [Read More...]

Playground at The Playground Without Limits at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center West Gray

The Playground Without Limits at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time

Address:  1475 West Gray, Houston, TX 77019 Unusual equipment, accessible for all ages and abilities, challenging for big kids and easy for little ones... music stations, no-mud, part shade, free parking and full restroom... It's The Playground Without Limits at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center. I've reviewed this playground before, but it's been years, so here it goes again! This is … [Read More...]

Flowers at Hermann Park 6

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): April 16-22, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 16, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for April 16-22 Video of Favorite Things to Do April 16-22 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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What are the best Texas roadtrips to take from Houston, with kids?

Want to get away, enjoy a vacation with the family, but not have to work so hard to have fun? Here are the Texas roadtrips recommended by Houston parents! Read on to see spots near Houston, towards Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Dallas.  Drive a short distance, or drive for a few hours... either way, there is a great adventure waiting! Do you have a Texas getaway spot to recommend? … [Read More...]

Pollo Loco Sugarland

Loco Family Fun Day at El Pollo Loco – Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Sugar Land

I've always known this place had a funny name... but I never realized it served good food. These restaurants were all over San Diego when I was a Navy wife and lived there. Now I live in Houston, have a Vegetarian son and never thought I'd go to a crazy chicken restaurant. Well, guess what... El Pollo Loco now has 3 locations in Houston and actually has more options for my little Vegetarian … [Read More...]

Video of Favorite Things to Do in Houston with Kids April 16-22 2015

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, April 16-22, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 16-22!  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 April 16-22 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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