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Things to Do in San Diego – A (Used-to-be) Locals Guide to Exploring San Diego with Kids

Many years ago, I was a Navy wife in San Diego.  And for the decade that followed, I traveled from Houston to San Diego every few weeks for work.  And when I was especially lucky, I would take my kids with me. I love Houston, but San Diego is pretty fantastic.  The temperature is usually a perfect 70 something, there are miles of beautiful beaches and, Houstonians will appreciate this... there … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, May 26-June 1, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 26-June 1!  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 May 26-June 1 Get Ready for Summer Break 2016: Things to do May 26 through September 5, 2016 Movie Theater Movies for $1 All Summer Kids Bowl Free this Summer Downtown … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this Memorial Day weekend, with kids! May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, June 1, 2016

Summer break is here for some of Houston's kids... and the rest are almost done with school for the year! Celebrate with Free Museum Entry in the Museum District on Thursday and Children’s Story Hour at the Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park on Friday. All weekend long, stay up late for Dancin’ In The Street at Miller Outdoor Theatre! Starting next week, find movie theater movies, all … [Read More...]

Top 6 Things to Do this Week & Memorial Day Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 23-29, 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 23-29, 2016.  And … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family 4 Packs to the Children’s Museum of Houston!

JReliant is hosting an interactive exhibit at the Children's Museum of Houston focused on teaching kids where electricity comes form and the importance of energy efficiency.  To celebrate, Reliant has provided us with tickets to giveaway! To win a family 4 pack of tickets to the Children's Museum, sign up below!  We will pick 2 winners on Wednesday, May 25, 2016! Update: Congratulations to … [Read More...]

Free & Cheap Houston Summer Camps, Near YOUR House, for 2016

Looking for a summer camp that is not outrageously expensive?  How about one that is FREE or really very reasonable?  It turns out that these do exist around Houston! The only trick is that Houston is huge and it's not really cheap to drive across town for camp.  So, this post is to get you the tips you need to find a reasonable camp near YOUR house. Look below for free or cheap vacation … [Read More...]

Meet Dr. Alana Kennedy-Nasser of purePEDIATRICS, Offering On-Time Appointments, Direct Access to the Doctor & House Calls!

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 and pediatrician that offers on-time appointments, access to the doctor via telephone, text, e-mail, and house calls?! Meet Dr. Alana Kennedy-Nasser of purePEDIATRICS!  In her own words, she tells us about her family, her medical practice and what … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for May 14-20, 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 May 14-20, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, May 19-25 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! May 19-25 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! May 19-25 … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): May 19-25, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 19, 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 May 19-25 Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, this Weekend Things to do in Houston, with kids, this summer! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Hiking, Fishing and Camping… Just 30 Minutes Away. Tips for Visiting Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Address:  25840 FM 1485, New Caney, TX 77357 My son has been asking to go camping for approximately his entire life. And I have been asking to not go camping for approximately my entire life. I knew that the kids would have fun hiking on trails, building campfires and waking up to the sound of birds chirping... but I am simply much better at exploring cities. And staying in hotels. But my … [Read More...]

Paciugo Italian Gelato and Café

Address: 5172 Buffalo Speedway, Unit A Houston, TX 77005 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. One week away from Summer Break we wanted to review a fun place for the kids! What is better than an ice cream? Nothing, of course! Paciugo Italian Gelato and Café is a great … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? By “Be Someone”!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's along I-45 southbound, north of Downtown, next to the "Be Someone" sign! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, May 19-25, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 19-25!  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 May 19-25 Get Ready for Summer Break 2016: Things to do May 26 through September 5, 2016 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! May 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 2016

Summer break is nearly here! Start the fun with the Young Writers Workshop , Learn a Language and STEM Saturdays at Discovery Green.  Stick around for Flea by Night for music, shopping and people watching. You can also take the family to midtown for Harriet the Spy at Main Street Theater. On Tuesday, take the preschoolers to Toddler Tuesday: Pete the Cat at Discovery Green...  It's the … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 16-22, 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 16-22, 2016.  And … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for May 7-13, 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 May 7-13, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, May 12-18 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! May 12-18 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! May 12-18 … [Read More...]

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