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6 Tips for Staying Safe: Exploring the Nation’s 4th Largest City… with Kids!

We explore a lot of Houston parks... and often when we point the minivan towards a green spot on the map, we do not know exactly what to expect.  I've found that most neighborhood have spots that the locals go to and spots that the locals avoid... and without a local's recommendation, we don't know which one we are getting! So now that we're hundreds of parks into our Houston Park series, let … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this Valentine’s Day weekend, with kids! February 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2016

This weekend you can take your littlest Valentines to eat at MKT BAR for Heart Pizzas or celebrate at 10 other spots around Houston.  Find the list of Valentine's Day activities HERE! This weekend you can also see Cirque du Soleil's TORUK (check affiliate Goldstar for discount tickets) and Sound of Music. To celebrate the year of the monkey, head to the Texas Lunar New Year Festival at City … [Read More...]

Spring Break 2016: Things to do in Houston, with Kids, March 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2016

It’s nearly Spring Break in Houston!  Find the things to do with kids and plan a perfect Houston vacation! Look below to see the events that have been posted so far.  As new ones pop up, I’ll add them to the list.  Do you know of other family friendly events in the Houston area?  Email me!  Jill @ BigKidSmallCity . com.  (Is your school district a different week?  Tell us your Spring Break … [Read More...]

Top 5 (+) Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – February 8-14, 2016

Heart Pizzas at MKT BAR 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, … [Read More...]

Do Not Miss a Thing! Posts on BigKidSmallCity for January 30-February 5, 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 January 30-February 5, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, February 4-10 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! February 4-10 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this Week & … [Read More...]

Theis Attaway Nature Park in Tomball – Visiting Houston Area Parks, One Week at a Time

Address: 13509 Theis Lane, Tomball, TX 77375 I had read that this Tomball park was just behind the busy Business 249... just behind the shopping centers... but I was not sure I believed it.  I had driven down Theis Lane, just between Walmart and Hobby Lobby and never seen a nature center. I tried this again and after a drive down and back... I finally found Theis Attaway Nature Park! If … [Read More...]

11 Activities for your Littlest Valentines – Things to Do in Houston for Valentine’s Day 2016

Happy Valentine's Day!  If you are looking to celebrate with your Littlest Valentines, look below for ideas for celebrating with your kids! 1. Valentine's Day Kids Meals: Heart Pizzas - Treat your kids to heart shaped pizzas and make-your-own cookie kids at MKT BAR at Phoenicia in Downtown Houston... and the best part is that they are only $5 from February 10-14! 2.  Cirque du Soleil's TORUK … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): February 4-10, 2016

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of February 4, 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 February 4-10 Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, this Weekend Lunar New Year Celebrations Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Berryhill Baja Grill – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Address: 2639 Revere Street, Houston, TX 77098 Age Appropriate: All Ages Price: $-$$ (You can get a Groupon for 40% off, at select locations, with affiliate link HERE.) I hope you all took advantage of the beautiful weekend we had to finish January! It was so glorious to be outside and there were lots of fun things to do around town. My son spent his afternoon at an outdoor birthday party and … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, February 4-10, 2016!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for February 4-10!  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 February 4-10 Lunar New Year Festivals in Houston Spring Break Planning: Roadtrips from Houston Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Hermann Park Centennial Garden!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the top of the mound at the Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park! … [Read More...]

Happy Birthday Mattress Mack! Come Celebrate with Gallery Furniture, BigKidSmallCity & HoustonMothersBlog

Join Gallery Furniture, BigKidSmallCity and HoustonMothersBlog for a birthday party as Unique as Houston!  It's Mattress Mack's birthday and we are going to help him celebrate!   The party will be on Thursday, February 11, 2016, 5:00pm-7:00pm, at  6006 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77076.  Those that attend will get to meet the monkeys and exotic birds, make birthday cards, race down the giant slides … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! February 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2016

Make plans to start February off right! On Saturday, attend our favorite Hands On Houston at the Craft Museum.  This month you can make Clever Clothespin Toys.  The event is free and for all ages, just stop in and make a craft while supplies last. On Saturday, Mardi Gras head to Mandell Park to join the parade down the neighborhood street!  There will be beads, musics... and some masks to … [Read More...]

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Top 8 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – February 1-7, 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, February 1-7, … [Read More...]

Family Friendly Lunar New Year Celebrations in Houston 2016

Happy New Year!  If you are looking for Family Friendly Lunar New Year Festivals, see the round up of Houston events below!   February 4-10, 2016: Lunar New Year Wonderweek - Children's Museum of Houston Celebrate the Year of the Monkey!  Be  immersed in Houston’s diverse Asian heritage with interactive activities, including making ancient Chinese scrolls, learning about moon phases, … [Read More...]

What Did You Miss? 13 Posts on BigKidSmallCity for January 23-29, 2016!

I know 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 January 23-29, 2016! Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, January 28-February 3 Video: Favorite Things to Do this Week & Weekend! January 28-February 3 Audio: Favorite Things to Do this … [Read More...]

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