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!

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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: 4502 Dunlavy, Houston, Texas Ervan Chew Park is a great little park in the Museum District.  It has big trees, a splashpad, playground, small basketball court, baseball field, picnic tables and dog park. There are two play structures and swings under the giant oak trees. One is small for

When I started this website in 2011, I wrote about the Tunnel System under Downtown Houston. Now in 2019, that post is super popular (because who doesn’t want to see the world under the downtown streets?). So, for those heading down to the tunnels, I’m bringing back the Half-Day in

Last summer I saw this tweet from Texas Humor: World traveler over here 🌎 pic.twitter.com/iSrBsXlFgp — Texas Humor (@TexasHumor) July 19, 2018 This is funny, because that pretty much sums up our summer plans. I’ve been known to plan our driving route, or even our entire day, around Buc-ee’s locations.

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It’s from Hobby Airport!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 23-29! 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, May 23-29!Resources For Summer Break In Houston For 2019! Things

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You can find the full list of events, brought to us by Children’s Memorial Hermann, below! Take the kids to make Art in the Park at Evelyn’s Park. Or enjoy some Deep Listening at Discovery Green. Go cheer for our professional rugby team, the SaberCats, at Aveva Stadium. Next week,

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids! Here are the top things to do for Monday through MONDAY, May 20-27, 2019! You can also find the full list of events (for this week and next week), brought to us by Children’s Memorial Hermann, HERE! 1. All week, cheer on