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Umbrellas at Discovery Green

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): January 29 – February 4, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of January 29-February 4, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the … [Read More...]

Discovery Green Mist Tree and Buildings

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 29-February 4, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 29 - February 4!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here … [Read More...]

Shady Grove Plaza View of Downtown

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  January 29, 30, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 4, 2015

Make plans for a great week and weekend in Houston! Take the kids to Discovery Green to see Oz the Great and Powerful on the lawn, for the … [Read More...]

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Bike Path at Sude Park Houston Heights

Stude Park – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time!

Address: 1031 Stude Street, Houston, Texas 77007 Stude Park is located in the Houston Heights and includes a small playground, swings, bike path, … [Read More...]

Twelve Windows Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Crawl Through Your Art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Twelve Windows

Thursday is free museum day... and that includes The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. If you prefer to crawl through your art, secret spy style, check … [Read More...]

Observation Deck

Video: Favorite Free Things to Do in Houston with Kids!

Houston has a lot of free (and fun!) things to do with kids!  Trains, tunnels, museums... bat colonies, splashpads, parks... and lots more!  For the … [Read More...]

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Houston Public Library Flip Kit at Table

If we want to Homeschool in Houston, where do we even start?

This is a question I get a lot... and I would also like to know the answer!  Fortunately the BigKidSmallCity.com community is full of experts that are nice enough to share their knowledge!  Below are resources to get you started with Homeschooling in Houston. Thanks to Amy H, Kimberly R, Pat S, Nicole W, Kyla H, Sarah C! A great place to start is with the Texas Home School Coalition.  You … [Read More...]

Website Workshop

Website Workshop: Build, Maintain, and Secure Your Own Professional-Grade Website With Confidence and Ease

To learn more about the March 7 workshop, go HERE. It will be 9:00-5:00pm in the Museum District. Since it is a hands-on workshop, where we guarantee you will have a fully functioning website when you leave, we will limit attendees to 10. UPDATE: The March 7, 2015 Workshop is full and registration is now closed.  To receive free online tutorials, to start you with your own website/business, and … [Read More...]

Discovery Green Mist Tree and Buildings

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 29-February 4, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 29 - February 4!  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 January 29-February 4 Parent Recommended Summer Camps Favorite Free Things to Do in Houston, with Kids Rodeo Tips, Tricks and Discount Tickets Free Email Sent Thursday, … [Read More...]

Plantain Chips at Americas

Américas – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids {& Mission to Teach a 7-year-old Good Table Manners}

Location: 2040 West Gray Houston TX 77019 Age Appropriate: 5 and up 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. This is not our usual review this week. We have been working on good table manners with our son for a couple of weeks in order to go to Américas on West Gray. It is owned by the Cordua … [Read More...]

BigKidSmallCity Website Tour

BigKidSmallCity.com Website Tour!

Welcome to the new members of the BigKidSmallCity.com community! There is a lot of information on this website, so to help you find what you are looking for, watch this video for a tour! You can also Start Here for more information on what to expect each week. … [Read More...]

Shady Grove Plaza View of Downtown

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  January 29, 30, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 4, 2015

Make plans for a great week and weekend in Houston! Take the kids to Discovery Green to see Oz the Great and Powerful on the lawn, for the free Young Writers Workshop or to skate before the ICE leaves for the season. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts to Sketch in the Galleries and to take a Closer Look at American Art. If you haven't been yet, take advantage of the January Super Saturdays at … [Read More...]

WIH1

Where in Houston? Rice University!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Rice University! Have you seen it? … [Read More...]

Observation Deck

Video: Favorite Free Things to Do in Houston with Kids!

Houston has a lot of free (and fun!) things to do with kids!  Trains, tunnels, museums... bat colonies, splashpads, parks... and lots more!  For the full list, go here.  Or, to get started with 4 of my favorites, watch this video!   … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston?

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Kelli Hays Eat Pray Read Love Family Photo

Meet Kelli Hays of Eat, Pray, {Read} Love! Houston Mom, Pastor’s Wife, Encourager

At BigKidSmallCity, we believe the more we know about the people of Houston, the smaller our city feels. And who better to meet than a Houston Mom with a heart to inspire women in the many areas of life that we manage?! Meet Kelli Hays of Eat, Pray, {Read} Love.com!  In her own words, she tells us about her family, her website and what she loves about Houston! Hi, I'm Kelli! I grew up in the … [Read More...]

Rope Bridge at Jaycee Park Houston

Jaycee Park – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time

Address: 1300 Seamist Drive, Houston, TX 77008 BigKidSmallCity readers recommended Jaycee Park, so we went out to explore it on a weekday afternoon last week.  As we drove through the Heights, and wove through industrial buildings, I did question the recommendation... but soon we arrived at Jaycee Park and saw what all the excitement was about. In a very Houston-like way, Jaycee Park is … [Read More...]

Ferris Wheel at Rodeo Houston Carnival

Houston Rodeo: Discount Carnival Tickets, Admission Discounts, Entertainment Schedule & Tips from a Rodeo Insider!

It's that time again!  The 2015 Houston Rodeo is March 3-22, 2015, at NRG Park.  Here is what you need to know before visiting the rodeo with your kids! Tips for Visiting the Houston Rodeo, from a Rodeo Insider: Where to park, where to find the least busy attractions, where to find the best deals and where to find the best restrooms! You can visit the Livestock Show and Carnival without … [Read More...]

Running the Bases at Minute Maid Park

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): January 22-28, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of January 22-28, 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 January 22-28 Video of Favorite Things to Do January 22-28 Quirky Things to Do in Houston, with Kids Parent Recommended Summer Camps Top 10 Kid Friendly Restaurants Free Email Sent … [Read More...]

Dog

Who are the best Veterinarians in Houston? You asked… and Houston parents answered!

You have a pediatrician, dentist... but what about a veterinarian? These are the Houston area vets that the BigKidSmallCity community has recommended! Cat Doctor - Located in Montrose, this office specializes in... cats! Westbury Animal Hospital - Open 24 for emergencies and regular care. North Point Animal Clinic - Located in Tomball Glenwood Falls - Located in Cypress. Gulf Coast … [Read More...]

BigKidSmallCity Minute Maid Press Box

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, January 22-28, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for January 22-28!  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 January 22-28 Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, on a Rainy Day Quirky Things to Do in Houston, with Kids Parent Recommended Summer Camps Top 10 Kid Friendly … [Read More...]

Candelaris Pizzeria Porch

Candelari’s Pizzeria – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids!

Location: 6002 Washington Ave Houston TX 77007 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. I hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather we had last weekend. We sure did and even found the time to go to a nice pizzeria: Candelari’s on Washington avenue. We usually drive by it … [Read More...]

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