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Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, November 15-21, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for November 15-21!  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, November 15-21 Plan Ahead: Holiday Events, Lights and Shows! … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! November 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2018

Get ready for the holidays in Houston!  This weekend the lights and shows begin! See the lanterns and Magical Winter Lights at Gulf Greyhound Park and Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo. Get on the ICE at Discovery Green.  The ice rink opens with Frostival on Friday night.  Enjoy live music, interactive ice sculptures and music! Go see A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley … [Read More...]

Sign Up Now for a Free Preschool Class at H-Town Elite Gymnastics!

Do you have a toddler or preschooler that has outgrown “baby” activities? Are you looking for new age appropriate ways to play and grow in Houston? H-Town Elite Gymnastics offers classes for preschoolers, ages 2-5 at their brand new Houston Heights gym.  AND RIGHT NOW... the class is FREE.  All you need to do is reserve a spot! Preschool programs are available to boys and girls ages 2 plus … [Read More...]

Discount Tickets to Houston Holiday Shows for 2018!

It is time for the holiday shows and activities around Houston… but with lots of kids, the ticket prices add up quickly! Below are the discounted shows and activities we’ve found so far… and will keep updating it as we find more. Just know that some of these deals and dates sell out quick! Affiliate links included.   Magical Winter Lights - La Marque Participants can take part … [Read More...]

Top 9 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – November 12-18, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, November 12-18, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  All week, make the trip to see Santa’s Wonderland in College Station. 2.  On Thursday, enjoy the Free Museum Day in the museum district.  (This includes Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of … [Read More...]

Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of Natural Science 2018!

Trains Over Texas is now open at Houston Museum of Natural Science! You can “Travel Across Texas” by model railroad. It passes through Galveston, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio and more. And right now, there are lots of Christmas trees and holiday decorations. The best part is under the table, where kids can crawl and watch Thomas the Tank Engineer chug around the secret … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 3-9, 2018!

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 this week, November 3-9, 2018. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, November 8-14 Video of things … [Read More...]

Give Away: Magical Winter Lights Tickets and Carnival Wristband!

I have a big holiday give away for you! Magical Winter Lights is at the Gulf Greyhound Park and is a giant lantern festival with lights, carnival and entertainment.  It is open November 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019… and I have tickets to give away! Not only will the winner get 4 general admission tickets to the Magical Winter Lights (good any one day), but they will also get 4 Unlimited … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family Four-Pack of Thanksgiving week tickets to Mr. Popper’s Penguins at Main Street Theater

Main Street Theater is giving away a Family Four-Pack of tickets to Mr. Popper’s Penguins good for any weekday performance of Thanksgiving week! That’s 11/19, 11/20, 11/21, or 11/23 at either 11am or 2pm. You don’t want to miss this delightful family musical about Mr. Popper, his talented penguins, and their traveling vaudeville act! It’s a holiday treat for the whole family! Recommended for … [Read More...]

Texas Outdoor Family at Brazos Bend State Park… with Toyota!

On Friday morning, I actually said to my husband, "I will meet you at the campground after work.". Those are words I would not have said 10 years ago. Not 5 years ago. Not even 3 years ago.  But my kids begged to go camping... so, off we went to figure out how to survive in the wilderness. This is still intimidating because I’m a mom, with very little camping experience, taking four little … [Read More...]

Mom’s Night Out Give Away: The FUN Show with Cat & Nat at Revention Music Center!

Attention Moms... this give away is for you!  Gather up your mom friends and head to the Revention Music Center on November 11, 2018! Cat & Nat, the mom duo most well known for their viral #MOMTRUTHS videos and hilarious weekly Facebook Live Shows are hitting the road! On their first Live North American Tour they are taking a Girls Night Out to a WHOLE NEW level. These ladies are … [Read More...]

Sign Up Now for the Thanksgiving Break Camp at Main Street Theater!

Schools are out for a whole week for Thanksgiving... but not all parents are off for the full week! Main Street Theater is offering camps on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Sign up fo one, two or three days! In these turbo camps, you will create a play in a day! Starting at 9:00am with their best brainstorming, students will create an original play (plus all their props and costumes) to … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? W. Drew St. and Montrose Blvd. near Texas Art Supply!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's at W. Drew St. and Montrose Blvd. near Texas Art Supply! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, November 8-14, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for November 8-14!  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, November 8-14 Plan Ahead: Holiday Events, Lights and Shows! … [Read More...]

Graeme’s Run, February 9, 2019: Fighting Congenital Heart Defects: America’s #1 birth defects

From Houston Mom, Stephanie: On December 18, 2012 our son, Graeme, was born. We had an emergency delivery after the doctor detected his heart rate in the 70s at my 34 week appointment. He was diagnosed with Double Outlet Right Ventricle, Malposed Great Vessels, VSD, Coarctation of the Aorta, Straddling Mitral Valve, Aortic Valve Hypoplasia, and Complete Heart Block. He was rushed to the … [Read More...]

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! November 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2018

Plan out your weekend in Houston, with kids! This weekend you can get Free Admission at Battleship Texas and you can attend the Children’s Festival: Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Take the kids to Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Main Street Theater at MATCH.  One show is audio described and the other is sensory friendly. Or get the holidays … [Read More...]

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