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Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, May 5-11, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 5-11!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Weekend Events for May 5-11 Get Ready for Summer Break 2016: Things to do May 26 through September 5, 2016 Take Mom to Hungry's Cafe (and Nominate Her for HungrysTopMom!) Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do … [Read More...]

As Seen on Mommy Nearest: 20 Free Things to Do with Kids in Houston

Have you seen Mommy Nearest? It just launched in Houston, with more things to do in Houston with kids! Contributors include Raised on the Rail, Amanda Sorena, Houston Mom and Public Relations Specialist… and BigKidSmallCity. See my second article: 20 Free Things to Do with Kids in Houston! … [Read More...]

How to keep the mosquitoes away in Houston… recommendations from parents, pediatricians and obstetricians.

With the combination of the Houston summer, the overwhelming rains and the Zika virus, the mosquito have me on edge.  The Zika virus, plus being pregnant all summer long, has me especially concerned.  And mosquitoes love me.  They think my kids and I are delicious (and completely ignore my husband). So, I asked my obstetrician and I asked my YOU for your recommendations... and this is how to … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this Mother’s Day weekend, with kids! May 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2016

Happy Mother's Day! This weekend you can celebrate mom with brunch at Hungry's Cafe or with breakfast and a boat ride at Hermann Park!  You can also wander through the gardens at Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend! Enjoy Mulan, on the lawn, at Discovery Green or the amazing Houston Symphony's performance of Dreams Can Come True at Jones Hall. If you are looking for more, stop by AsiaFest … [Read More...]

Movie Theater Kids Movies for $1, All Summer Long!

Move theater, kids films and air conditioning... for $1 all Summer 2016! See the many options below (starting at $1/person... including adults) and tell us what other reasonable movie tickets you've seen around Houston!  (And if you are looking for free bowling, free reading programs and more summer resources, go HERE!) 1. Studio Movie Grill - $1.00 Children's Summer Series May 30-June 3: … [Read More...]

Kids Bowl Free Every Day, All Summer 2016 Long

There are a couple options for bowling free this summer in Houston!  (If you know of more, let us know!) 1.  Kids can Bowl Free, 2 games per day, every single day, all of summer 2016. It’s Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:00/6:00pm (and varies by location). This option is completely free.  So what’s the catch?  There are a lot fewer participating locations… but still several in the Houston area. … [Read More...]

Get Rewarded for Reading! Houston Summer Reading Programs Summer 2016

Read and get rewarded!  At several spots around town, you can earn prizes, just for picking up a book! Below is a preview of what to expect around Houston... and we'll update the details as they are posted.  If you know of more reading programs, let us know!   1.  Houston Public Library: The prizes are still need to be listed for this year... but reading books can usually get your … [Read More...]

Kids Rule at Discovery Green! Toddler Tuesdays, presented by Gallery Furniture, Now-May 24, 2016, 10:30am

Toddler Tuesdays is at Discovery Green through May 24, 2016.  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 through May 24, 2016, be at Discovery Green at 10:30am.  The themes, character visits and activities change each week! May … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston, with Kids, Bucket List!

Learning about primitive medicine at George Ranch Historical ParkGood news!  Houston Mom and Photographer, Christi, has UPDATED her Houston Summer Bucket List... and wants you to use it and add to it! It's organized by air conditioned, wet, outdoor and roadtrips... with websites, addresses and hours.  Find the Bucket List HERE! So, this is what you do: 1.  Open up the Summer Bucket … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Mother’s Day Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 2-8, 2016

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 (posted prior to the full list going live), here are the favorites for Monday through Sunday, May 2-8, 2016.  And for … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with kids, for Mother’s Day Weekend! May 7 & 8, 2016

Celebrate mom this weekend! If you are looking for family friendly activities for Mother's Day... no matter how small your kids are... look below! Brunch: Mother's Day Brunch - Hungry's Cafe Mother's Day Breakfast - Hermann Park Or visit any of these Kid Friendly Restaurants Mother's Day Celebrations: Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend - Bayou Bend Collection Mother's Day Boat Ride … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Summer Break 2016! Houston Events for May 26 – September 5, 2016

Look forward to the best Houston summer break ever! So you can plan ahead, here are the events scheduled all summer long... May 26, 2016 through September 5, 2016.  As events pop up, we'll add them to the list... and since this is being posted so early, be sure to click the links and check before you head out to each venue.  For a calendar view, go HERE.  (And we'll keep on posting the weekly … [Read More...]

Two for Tuesdays Return to the Downtown Aquarium – Buy One Get One Free Admission for Summer 2016

Here’s the good news… Two for Tuesdays are returning to the Downtown Aquarium in June, July and August 2016. Just print out the coupon for every 4 people in your group and get half-price access to everything at the Aquarium… the rides, the aquarium and the sting ray tank!  (In the past, you have been able to use multiple coupons.) Here's the trick.... Two for Tuesdays is on the Downtown … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for April 23-29, 2016!

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 April 16-22, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, April 28-May 4 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! April 28-May 4 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! … [Read More...]

Townwood Park – Visiting Houston Parks, One Week at a Time

Address: 3402 Simsbrook Dr, Houston, TX 77045 Located on Sims Bayou, this is the park I was searching for when I had the police follow me out of Brentwood Park.  Not too far away, and bustling with activity when we visited, is Townwood Park! This park has a playground, trail, pool and community center.  The playground has some cool features, like a rock wall, curving ladders, tunnel and … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): April 28-May 4, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of April 28, 2016, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for April 28-May 4 Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, this Weekend Get Ready for Summer Break with 4 Easy Steps Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Maria Selma – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Address: 1617 Richmond Ave, Houston Tx 77006 Age Appropriate: All ages Price: $-$$ Hi, I’m Juliette! My husband, my 8-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. Last week’s rains have brought so much disruption to so many people that I am really grateful for the normalcy of this week. A friend of mine recommended this nice family-friendly … [Read More...]

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