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Free festivals in San Antonio this fall (2017)

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. Fall temperatures are just around the corner (Aren’t they? Please say they are!), so it’s the perfect time to enjoy free festivals in San Antonio in the beautiful […]

Free movies in San Antonio this fall (2017)

What better escape from back-to-school and the hustle and bustle of daily life than to see free movies in San Antonio this fall? There are plenty of free (and almost-free!) movies to keep you and your kids entertained. And, many of them are outdoors so you can enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Here’s our huge […]

Beat the Heat at Natural Bridge Caverns

This post is written and sponsored by Natural Bridge Caverns. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Every summer about this time moms go online, turning to social media for ways to escape the summer heat that don’t include mindlessly staring at a screen. San Antonio in August produces […]

Paid focus group in San Antonio for women, ages 25 – 54

This post is sponsored by Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014, I wholeheartedly recommend working with them. Here’s their latest study for which you may qualify: Think Group is looking to speak with females ages 25-54 who live in the San Antonio area and order […]

Free art classes for kids at Southwest School of Art: Saturday Morning Discovery

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. I’ve written about the wonderful experiences my kids and I have had attending free, month-long Saturday Morning Discovery art experiences at the Southwest School of Art. These […]

Taking a high-tech Texas summer road trip in the 2018 Chevy Equinox

One of my favorite things about summer is the ability to spend time reconnecting with my sister and her kids. Although we live in the same town, our busy work schedules and kid commitments during the year make it tough to get quality time together. For the last few years, we’ve made a point to […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

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 […]

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

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 and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! On the eve of its grand opening to the public, […]

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

  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. Updated: February 2018 San Antonio is home to world-class museums. The only thing better than a visit to one of them, is a FREE visit. […]

Free summer reading programs

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

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. Please note: I received complimentary admission to both SeaWorld and the Seven Seas Wine and Food Festival for the purposes of attending and reviewing the event. […]

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 graciously allowed us to use their splash pad photos for this post! top: Schertz Family Fun, bottom left: Hemisfair, […]

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

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 a lot more than me and her daddy. Thirteen has been challenging for all of us. When […]

Family fun: The Amazing Preservation Race for Kids!

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. This post is sponsored by the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! […]

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, “Hoarding: Buried Alive,” and she said, “Mommy, I don’t know why you like to watch this.” […]

Why Cardboard Kids is important to me

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 group of bloggers. We’d come to the ChildSafe offices to learn how we could […]

Make Summer Days Count

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps. Thank you for supporting the brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! At T Bar M Camps, we seek to squeeze the most out of […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Food and Nutrition

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. Rodney and I have been married for 17 years and there is one issue we have never worked out that still gets both of us hyped […]

Paid focus group in San Antonio for women, ages 24-54

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. This post is sponsored by Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014, I wholeheartedly recommend working with […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Hidden Figures

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. At the beginning of the new year we made a rare outing as a family to watch a movie. Usually Rodney and I see movies together […]

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2017

Welcome to the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ 2017 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide! This year, San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Summer Camp Guide is presented by: The Kids & Youth College at Northwest Vista College (NVC) focuses on engaging youth in community-driven learning, and lifelong enrichment opportunities that improve lives. Their learner-centered programs and services provide a variety of […]

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Attractions at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! This post is written and sponsored by the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Rodeo season is here! The […]

Free admission to SeaWorld for Texas preschoolers and teachers

Updated January 26, 2017 San Antonio Mom Blogs has the scoop on how preschoolers and teachers in Texas can get their FREE SeaWorld Fun Cards that are good through December 31, 2017! Here’s what you need to know and how you can get your preschooler FREE admission to SeaWorld San Antonio all year long: Free SeaWorld […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ideas for kids of all ages

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! Updated on January 13, 2017 As Martin Luther King, Jr. Day approaches — it’s Monday, January 16, this year — you may wonder how to honor the legacy of Dr. King with your […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: the Social Host Ordinance

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. At last week’s City Council meeting, I had a rude awakening. A whole new area of dangers for my child was opened to me. The City […]