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Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

As a result of recent election results, this will be my final blog entry. I will be focusing on my more important job of being Morgan's mom, instead of mayoring. This change in status gave me the opportunity to share some important lessons with Morgan. As the election returns came in and we all realized that I would not have the opportunity to continue serving, I knew that everyone, my staff and family, would react based on my attitude. I was especially worried about Morgan in that moment. I … Continue reading

SeaWorld’s new heart racer, Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster

Wave Breaker, SeaWorld's new Rescue Coaster in Texas

Please note: My family and I received complimentary admission to the SeaWorld San Antonio VIP preview party for the purposes of riding and reviewing their new roller coaster. However, all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the organizations … Continue reading

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

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70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

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Free in San Antonio: June 2017

Free fun in San Antonio this June!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! With the nice weather we've been having and the school year rapidly coming to a close, it's time to get out … Continue reading

Free summer reading programs

Free summer reading programs

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Seven Seas Food and Wine Festival at SeaWorld Texas – last weekend to go!

SeaWorld Seven Seas Food and Wine Festival

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Three reasons your daughter will love synchronized swimming (& details about upcoming, low-cost synchro clinics in San Antonio!)

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Last year my daughter joined the Cygnets of San Antonio, a … Continue reading

San Antonio area splash pads, pools, and waterparks: where to get wet!

San Antonio area splash pads, pools, and waterparks: where to get wet!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. A special thank you to the following photographers who … Continue reading

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Morgan, my 13-year-old baby

Mayor and Mom: Ivy Taylor on San Antonio Mom Blogs

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Morgan is 13-years-old now and pretty confident that she knows … Continue reading

100+ Free Things for Kids and Families to do in San Antonio this Summer (2017)

100+ free things to do in San Antonio this summer

 Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Having fun with your kids in the Alamo City this summer … Continue reading

Free Swimming Lessons in San Antonio

The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department offers free swimming lessons this summer!

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Family fun: The Amazing Preservation Race for Kids!

Amazing Preservation Race for kids in San Antonio

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#Maynicures & One in Five Minds: breaking the stigma of childhood mental illness

#Maynicures: bringing awareness to children and mental illness

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Free summer movies in San Antonio (2017)

Check out all of the free and almost-free movies in San Antonio this summer!

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Free in San Antonio: May 2017

Free in San Antonio - May 2017

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Village Artisan Handmade & Sustainable Fashion at HEB Blooms #aglobalstoryofchange

Village Artisan from Global Purpose

**Full Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Global Purpose but all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Each woman is different. We all have a story of our very own and no two … Continue reading

Where to Find Bluebonnets Near San Antonio

Where to Find Bluebonnets in San Antonio

**Full Disclosure: I test-drove the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback for seven days for review purposes.  No compensation was received.  All opinions are my own.  As you probably know, bluebonnets are the Texas state flower and serve as a popular … Continue reading

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

  Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Morgan recently caught me watching a few moments of, … Continue reading

Best Parks for Kids Around San Antonio

Kids to Parks Day Logo

**Full Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the National Park Trust but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Outdoor play is important because children need to learn to seek … Continue reading

Why Cardboard Kids is important to me

Cardboard Kids SA: raising awareness of child abuse in Bexar County

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! A few years ago, Randy McGibeny, director of programs for ChildSafe at the time, said these words to a … Continue reading

Make Summer Days Count

T Bar M Summer Camps for kids in San Antonio and New Braunfels

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50+ Free Fiesta Events for Families (2017)

50+ FREE, family-friendly Fiesta San Antonio events in 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! Fiesta San Antonio, the Alamo City’s biggest and most colorful celebration, offers more than 50 free events … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: April 2017

Free in San Antonio, April 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! April is the best time of year in San Antonio. The flowers are blooming, the weather is fine, Fiesta and a … Continue reading

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Thanks to all of our readers who contributed ideas and photos … Continue reading