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Board Games, Lawn Games, Sports Games… and Hot Dogs at Good Dog Houston!

Address: 1312 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006 Good Dog is a good family restaurant. We reviewed it before... but on our last visit, we loved it even more! Not only are there all kinds of hot dogs, but there are board games, lawn games and sports games at this casual and sleek Montrose bungalow! We took a couple extra kids on our last visit and as we watched the Astros on the TVs, the kids … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Hermann Park!

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

Give Away: Membership to the Children’s Museum of Houston!

Now through October 31, 2017, celebrate Halloween with Monster Mayhem at the Children's Museum of Houston! You can participate in daily spine-tingling experiments, spirit-lifting activities and slime-filled fun during the “Target Halloween Monster Mayhem”!  Then on October 31, 2017, attend the ultimate Halloween party for kids. All activities are included with museum admission or with … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, October 19-25, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for October 19-25!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, October 19-25, 2017 Fall Festivals, Farms and Pumpkin Patches for 2017 Holiday Events, Shows and Lights for 2017 … [Read More...]

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

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! October 19, 20 ,21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2017

Make it a great week and weekend, in Houston, with kids! Celebrate Halloween with Tricks, Treats & T-Rex at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Sugar Land, with Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo (and go on Friday if you want to beat some of the crowds), with ArBOOretum! at the Houston Arboretum (and consider getting this affiliate Groupon because members get in free!) and with our … [Read More...]

Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – October 16-22, 2017

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, October 16-22, 2017. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  On Monday, go to the free Astros Watch Party at Minute Maid Park.  You just need to redeem the voucher. 2.  On Tuesday, take the little ones to Toddler Tuesday: Tacky the Penguin at Discovery Green. The … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published October 7-13, 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 Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from last week, October 7-13, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, October 12-18 Video of … [Read More...]

Right by the Water… Rainbow Park in Texas City

Address: 800 Bay St N, Texas City, TX 77590 Someone told me there was nothing to do in Texas City and so I went there to prove them wrong.  And then I went back again and again to be sure I'd seen it all. We've now written about the Texas City Museum (which I really liked), the Texas City Dike (which had some huge waves because of the passing container ships) and some parks and pools.  We … [Read More...]

Always Family Friendly: Mia’s Table

What I've learned over the last 10 years of visiting Houston restaurants, with kids, is... not all are great for families. Some are just not set up for kids, and some just don't like kids. I do understand not liking kids running through your restaurant or damaging property or disturbing other patrons. I find this irritating too. But I was once at a casual restaurant and the kids were eating … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Skeletons in the Museum District!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. This yard full of skeletons is right at Hermann Park in the Museum District. On Montrose, right at the first traffic circle (with the water fountains), you can see this yard full of skeletons... and this picture only captures a small fraction of them! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, October 12-18, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for October 12-18!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, October 12-18, 2017 Fall Festivals, Farms and Pumpkin Patches for 2017 Holiday Events, Shows and Lights for 2017 … [Read More...]

Trunk-or-Treat, Indoor & Retail Trick-or-Treat Events, in Houston, for 2017!

Trick or Treat without going door to door! There are a lot of spots to trunk-or-treat (where you go trunk to trunk in a closed off parking lot) or trick-or-treat at businesses and churches.  See our list below... and tell us what to add! For the full list of festivals, farms and pumpkin patches, go HERE! Pictured: Luke, Leia, Luke and Mad YodaTrunk or Treat and Fall Festival - Saturday, … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

Have you seen this yard full of skeletons around Houston? … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! October 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2017

Have a great week and weekend in Houston, with the kids! Zoo Boo opens this weekend at the Houston Zoo!  If you can swing it, go on Friday to beat some of the crowds.  You can also catch the Halloween Zoovie Night after dark. Or enjoy some sophisticated Halloween fun with the free Symphonic Spooktacular at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. Walk on the Wild Side at the Nature Discovery Center or … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – October 9-15, 2017

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, October 9-15, 2017. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  On Monday, go to the free Astros Watch Party at Minute Maid Park.  You just need to redeem the voucher. 2.  On Tuesday, head to Toddler Tuesday: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! at Discovery Green.  The free weekly … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published September 30-October 6, 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 Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from last week, September 30-October 6, 2017! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, October 5-11 Video … [Read More...]

Check Out the Baseball Splashpad at Godard Park in Texas City

Address: Loop 197 North (25th Avenue North) and 23rd Street North, Texas City, Texas 77590 We love baseball and we love the Astros playing in the post season... and this week's park has a baseball themed splashpad!  It's Godard Park in Texas City! This park has baseball fields, basketball court, a cool playground and great baseball splashpad.  (It's all in the sun... so bring the … [Read More...]

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