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!

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 We’ve had the swimsuit in my purse all week… just waiting for a warm up… and now the Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park at the Houston Zoo is open for the season! From April 1 through September 23, the splashpad is open daily from

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, April 8-14, 2019! You can also find the full list of events (for this week and next week), brought to usby British International School Of Houston Summer Camps, HERE!

Address: 1800 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077 Get out and enjoy this weather!  Ray Miller Park is great because it has lots of room, big trees and two play structures… both fully fenced in! Just check out the pictures from Fun2Go Misters! This park has all that you might expect…

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

Go to Blessington Farms for an awesome day on the Farm during Easter Egg-stravaganza. Enjoy fun in Farm Funland that includes hayrides, barrel trains, giant slides, animal encounters (chickens, goats, camels), Jump Pad, Fossil Dig and much more. Interact with the birds in the Aviary where you can feed the

Address: 712 Main St, Houston, TX 77002 Right along the METRORail tracks, in the beautiful art deco JPMorgan Chase building, is Finn Hall! Here there are 10 independently operated eating establishments including Be Hungry, Amaya Coffee, Craft Burger, Dish Society, Goode Co. Taqueria, Low Tide, Mala Sichuan, Oddball Eats, Sit

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for April 4-10! 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 4-10!        

You can find the full list of events, brought to us by Books Alive! 10th Annual Children’s Book Celebration, below! Take the family to Nuit Blanche Houston in Downtown Houston. The city will be transformed with unique installation dotted around City Hall and the Houston Public Library. The festival is

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, April 1-7, 2019! You can also find the full list of events (for this week and next week), brought to us by the Books Alive! 10th Annual Children’s Book

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