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!

Kids in grades K-12 can sign up for the FREE Camp STEAM, starting May 6th. The Houston Public Library is pleased to jump into the STREAM of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math at 6 HPL locations. Campers will spend five fun-filled days in a group of their peers,

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It’s from Tony Marron Park!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for March 28-April 3! Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video:

https://www.galleryfurniture.com/gf-cloud-room-experience.html Houston has had several Instagram-worthy pop-up galleries… but NOW Gallery Furniture has one for FREE! The 6006 N. Freeway Gallery Furniture location has a FREE immersive room experience. It features a ball pit for adults and children, an expansive hand painted mural of summertime clouds, fun props to pose

You can find the full list of events, brought to us by the British International School Of Houston Summer Camps, below! Take the kids to Touch a Truck at Evelyn’s Park. The park will be full of monster trucks, heavy equipment, high water vehicles and more. Go skating at the

You know that Discovery Green is a great place to play… and now there is more to do… in a new spot! The original equipment has been temporarily relocated while the former John P. McGovern Playground space is cleared for construction on a new playground and a redesigned. Once complete,

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, March 25-31, 2019! You can also find the full list of events, brought to us by the International School Of Houston Summer Camps, HERE! 1.  All week, go to the Outdoor Roller

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

Do you remember the amazing lantern festival that comes to Houston each winter? Now the team behind Magical Winter Lights is looking for your input!If you have young children, including in the 0-5 year old age group, we want to meet with you next week!At this focus group meeting, you

Address: 2925 Richmond Ave #120, Houston, TX 77098 One of Houston’s best parks has one of the best cafes next door. Slowpokes is right by Levy Park… grab a coffee or lunch and then play at the park! Slowpokes has two locations (with one at Levy Park and one in