Jill Jarvis

Jill Jarvis

Jill Jarvis is the owner of JillBJarvis.com, a BigKidSmallCity.com and Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, blog!

She is the mom of 4 and started the website years ago... when she was tired of constantly cleaning up the same mess in the family room.

Another mom showed her that you could just go do fun things in Houston, without hours of planning.

This inspired the blog and changed everything about how she enjoyed life in Houston, with kids!

Did you read Goosebumps as a kid??? Now you can take your kids to see it live at Main Street Theater! And I have 4 tickets to give away for the 11:00am, Friday, April 19, 2019 (school holiday) show at MATCH in Midtown. (Kids must be 3 or older )

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

Address:  6400 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77057 Houston parents, we have another FREE INDOOR PLAYGROUND! Second City, Indoor Kids Playground, at Second Baptist Woodway Campus is now complete! (See the video HERE!) The grand opening will be April 13, 14, 2019… and will be open every day afterwards… for FREE

  Address: 2055 Westheimer Rd #100, Houston, TX 77098 (and other locations) My tween thinks I’m just a little cool, now that I’ve taken him to Pokéworks. I had just him after rugby practice and we decided to find the trendiest quick dinner around Montrose. And I think we did

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It’s from West Briar Lane near Post Oak Boulevard!

Did you know that your Houston museum and zoo membership can get you into museums, all over Texas (and the world), for free or discounted rates?! Here is a guide to the museums or zoo discounts you can get.  And as a disclaimer, this list changes so check before you

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 11-17! Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Things to do in Houston, with kids, April 11-17!

Where in Houston was this picture taken?

I asked my kids where they wanted to go on a roadtrip and they were absolutely certain they needed to go to the beach in Florida. I don’t know why exactly… but I think they had heard stories of the white sand beaches and clear blue water. So, I looked

You can find the full list of events, brought to us by British International School Of Houston Summer Camps, below! It’s Art Car weekend! Get a Art Car Sneak Peek at Discovery Green and see the Art Car Parade in Downtown Houston. Celebrate Earth Day at Discovery Green or enjoy