A Family Guide to Houston

Houston can be incredibly overwhelming for newbies and home grown folks alike. Whether you’ve been here for years or you’re visiting H-Town, it can be hard to know where to find what you’re looking for!

Where should we go? What should we do? Where are we? What does that mean?

Houston Moms’ goal is to make this huge city feel a tad bit smaller!

Let us help you discover what our city has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new park to visit on a sunny day, want to try some new foods while your in-laws are in town or seeking a chiropractor in your area, we’ve got you covered. 

Everything is bigger in Texas, but we have a ton of resources that will help make Houston more bite sized and make you a pro at all things H-Town!

LEMON GROVE REALTY GROUP

Finding the right home can be a challenge, especially when moving to a new city. Lemon Grove Realty Group can help you accomplish your goals with ease, whether you are searching for your forever home, wanting to sell your Houston home or needing something temporary. 
 
Home is so much more than bricks and mortar. It’s a community where you feel you belong and where you find joy in your everyday life. It’s stopping by your local coffee shop, chatting with the vendors at your favorite farmer’s market, or enjoying the events that take place in your neighborhood. As Houston experts, your Lemon Grove agent will guide you to find the community that’s the best fit for you and your family. 
 
Lemon Grove Realty Group’s core belief is that as a community, we are better and stronger together. They recognize the importance of giving back to this city that has given them so much, by supporting local businesses and events. It is with this mindset that they approach every home sale, going the extra mile for their clients and helping them find their home and sense of community. Allow them to help you find your grove.

249 W 19th Street, Suite C
Houston, Texas 77008

Tel: 832-618-8837
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Welcome to Houston, Y'all!

New here? Never heard the Texas Pledge? What in the world is a mum? And where am I? Check this guide out to get a grasp of the ins and outs of Houston! We answer some FAQs that any Houston transplant may have and share some fun facts! {Did you know the word bayou means river?!}

The Best Parks Around Houston

Houston has some of the most amazing parks and playscapes around! You’ll find so many options to explore and play, and no two parks are exactly alike. Use this guide to discover new areas to jump, skip and splash with your kids!

Houston Kid-Friendly Breweries

The Houston scene includes a ton of family-friendly breweries for parents to sip and kiddos to play! Can’t beat that! Enjoy a local brew at these amazing locations all over Houston, and enjoy some carefree time with your family. 

Best Houston Coffee Shops

You can never pass up a steaming cup of joe, made to perfection, in a relaxing atmosphere! Let us guide you there! Houston has lots of hidden gems of coffee shops all over the city, and they are waiting to indulge you! Grab a book, your comfy shoes along with your comfy socks and check out these perfect Houston coffee shops. 

Houston Mural Guide

Cool, unique outdoor art? Yes please! Let us lead you through Houston as you expose yourself to the artistic culture of Houston! Perfect for Instagram photos and unique family portraits, these sites will leave you impressed and in love with this city!

Houston Medical & Wellness Guide

Being new to the area often triggers one panic point for moms: “Where do I go for medical care?” We’ve got you covered! This comprehensive list of health care providers will help you find the help you need and the care you deserve.

Top Texas Water Parks

Lucky for us – there are more than a few places not far from home where we can soak up a little sun, dip our toes in the water and surf some {chlorinated} waves. For the young and the old, a water park is guaranteed enjoyment. If you are in the market for an H2Outing, look no further than here for deets on the top Texas water parks. 

Guide to Katy Asian Town

An entire cultural experience in the heart of Katy! Try new foods at the many restaurants, and shop the H Mart marketplace to create culinary masterpieces of your own! The expanding location has and will have tons of locations to explore so visit often!

Five Texas State Parks To Visit

While there are at least ten Texas State Parks within a two-hour drive from central Houston, these five parks are less than 90-minutes from most Houston area neighborhoods and offer a variety of activities for the whole family, whether you are planning to go for just a few hours or for a full weekend.

Where to Donate Items

Houston Moms "Here's Where to Donate Your Used Items in Houston" #houstonmoms #houstonmomsblog #momsaroundhouston

As you organize and clean, the “to donate” pile grows. If you want to make sure those goods don’t end up in a landfill, you’ll want to choose a local charity directly supporting residents of our great city. We’ve done the legwork for you- we’ll let you know where to go, how they help, and what you can donate used items in Houston. Because of COVID protocols, things change rapidly, but here is our latest and greatest ideas for great local charities and thrift stores. 

Spring Break Destinations

Houston Moms "Road Trippin’ :: Fun Texas Spring Break Destinations for Houston Families" #houstonmoms #momsaroundhouston

If you’re a Houston mom, I bet it’s safe to say you’re ready to break out of here and hit the open road for Spring Break. Pandemics, remote learning, snow storms – we need a break. And, we need some new views. Our Texas Spring Break is upon us, and while you may prefer to stay home and chill, we hope these spots could be added to your Texas travel bucket list.

Spring Break Staycation Ideas

This year, some of our kiddos even have a few extra days off due to transitions at school. So much time and how to fill it? Not to worry, I’ve done all the internet searches so you don’t have to. Let’s talk about how we can make your Spring Break Staycation in H-Town GREAT!

Getaway Guide to Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is adorably charming. The wine is fantastic. The wine tours are plentiful. The restaurants are great. The people are friendly. The shopping is fun. {Covid-19 Note: Most places are back up and running, but it is handy to have a clean mask if needed}.

A Weekend Guide to Round Top

Round Top, Texas. Have you been before? If not, you need to put it on your Texas travel list STAT. It’s less than two hours by car from Houston and is the perfect spot for a quick weekend getaway. I went recently with a group of girlfriends and we had the most wonderful time! Here’s what we did and loved.

Favorite Hidden Texas Escapes

Beyond the trips to Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, there are SO many hidden gem towns in our great state. Here we highlight a handful of our favorites; the ones no one is yelling about. The ones you can get lost in and not mind. 

Connect with Lemon Grove Realty Group

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Lemon Grove Realty Group‘s core belief is that as a community, Houston is better and stronger together. They recognize the importance of giving back to this city that has given them so much, by supporting local businesses and events. It is with this mindset that they approach every home sale, going the extra mile for our clients and helping them find their home and sense of community. Allow Lemon Grove to help you find your grove.

 


 

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Ashley KB was born in Long Beach, CA, but spent most of her childhood in Denver, CO. She was very athletic growing up, and she loved running track and playing volleyball. Ashley ventured to Oklahoma where she attended Langston University and transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma. Ashley graduated with an English degree from the UCO in 2011. Ashley was married to A.J. for six years... but it just didn't work out. And that's OK! They have three wild, precious, hilarious sons, Oliver {October 2012}, Maverick {August 2015} and Reeve {August 2017} who make life so incredibly meaningful. She also has a snuggly fur baby, Luna. In her free time, she can be found binge watching The Office {for the millionth time}, listening to inappropriate podcasts, or oversharing on Instagram @theofficialbossmama and her personal blog.

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