San Antonio Mom Blogs - Life and Parenting in the Alamo City

What’s Adventurecon?

  As I mentioned yesterday, I attended Adventurecon at SeaWorld Texas earlier this month. It was a gathering of Texas parenting bloggers for some inspiring, educational sessions. But it was also so much more. What’s Adventurecon? Take a look!

How do you tell your story?

Better storytelling through writing

  Storytelling. It’s a theme that’s pervaded my summer so far. Whether we’re blogging, taking photos, making videos, creating artwork, or just talking with our friends and families, we’re all telling our stories, all the time. Over the last few weeks I’ve had some amazing opportunities to get better at telling my stories. Better storytelling […]

Dear Dad

December 1999, nearly 2 years after my diagnosis

Your hug squeezed the breath out of me as tears slipped down your cheeks and onto my head, soaking my hair with your fears for my future. The surgeon had just told me, your 26-year-old daughter, that I had colorectal cancer. We’d caught it early, he said. I should feel lucky, he rattled off unapologetically. […]

Just be

Over the last two weeks the transition from school year to summer has been fun, if exhausting. I forgot how much work it is staying home with my children. But maybe that’s because I find myself trying to fill our time and space together with activities! And outtings! And fun! And…I’m exhausted. I need to just […]

Three Courses to Nurture Your Blog (and yourself)

Easy iphoneography online course with Aimee Giese

Between parenthood, couplehood, and work, it can be tough to fit in a little “Nurture Me” time. When was the last time you made time to improve your blog or, for that matter, yourself? Here are three great ways coming up (very) soon to nuture your blog and/or  yourself. Cultivating your creative spirit isn’t an […]