This week’s post is brought to you by “two under two” survivor and playground veteran Abby Gorlach. Dear HNM followers: brace yourselves for the mother of all parks featured in this week’s edition of Park of the Week. Last week, I loaded my tribe in our car and headed to Grace Bible Church to experience what […]

If you’re looking for shade, you can stop reading now. You will not find it at Nottingham Park. As far as all other determinants of park greatness go, however, this playground/splashpad/green space is awesome! Here is the main playground: There are several play structures, with activities for all ages. The equipment is in great condition, […]

If you’ve got a playground-loving toddler, check out Willow Park, located just outside the Loop in Southwest Houston. We visited after a recommendation from a reader, and found plenty to entertain us in this cute neighborhood park.First, there’s the large play-ground structure (meant for bigger kids, but worked just fine for 1.5-year-old Lana): Then, there […]

I really wanted the Wilson Wonderground Spark Park to be the perfect playground. It definitely sounded perfect to me: designed based on Montessori principles, includes one-of-a-kind natural elements…oh, and also it has a little fortress. How many playgrounds have fortresses?   But, alas, it was not perfect. On my first attempt to visit, we were […]