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Where kids eat free on Halloween in San Antonio

Where kids eat free on Halloween in San Antoino!

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 as of October 26, 2016 As the spooky night of Halloween draws near it may occur to you: the scariest thing might be how much […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: parenting a pre-teen

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, are you wearing make up?” This is the question I found myself asking my 12-year-old a couple of weeks ago while we were standing in […]

Free report card rewards for kids in San Antonio (Fall 2016)

Get free rewards for your child's report cards

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: October 19, 2016 Although it doesn’t yet feel like fall in San Antonio, it’s here! And that means, it’s time for report cards, y’all. Bring in […]

Five tree and leaf activities for fall fun and play

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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 year, I’m working with Let’s Play to encourage families to find creative ways to stay active and play together. Let’s Play is an initiative by […]

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular: non-scary fun for little ones!

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular: non-scary fun for little ones 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. Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets to SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular and the Pumpkin Patch Picnic, but all opinions are mine. My children are on the cusp of […]

Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo!

Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo at the San Antonio Zoo!

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. As a Zoo Troop blogger, I receive free admission to the San Antonio Zoo and other perks and experiences throughout the year, including attending a recent preview of Zoo […]

Save time with Walmart Grocery: order online and pick up for free!

Walmart Grocery online: order then pick up your groceries for free!

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 Walmart Grocery but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Now […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: family changes and transitions

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. Shortly after I married a native Texan, I said goodbye to my parents following a holiday in North Carolina. I remember being suddenly overcome with emotion […]

Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families (2016)

Free Halloween events for families 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. Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families take place all over San Antonio each year. Here’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ list of free, almost-free, […]

Five ways to encourage fun and easy play time after school

Five ways to encourage fun and easy play time after school

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 year, I’m working with Let’s Play to encourage families to find creative ways to stay active and play together. Let’s Play is an initiative by Dr […]

Free movies in San Antonio this fall (2016)

Free movies this fall 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. 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 […]

Trends in school cafeteria lunches: feeding our kids healthy and delicious options

Trends in school cafeteria lunches

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 School Nutrition Association, but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! […]

Free festivals in San Antonio this fall (2016)

Free Fall Festivals in San Antonio 2016

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 […]

Mayor and Mom: a review of The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey (featured speaker at The DoSeum’s Outside the Lunchbox Luncheon)

Mayor Ivy Taylor reviews The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey, featured speaker at The DoSeum's Outside the Lunchbox Luncheon

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. In her August column for San Antonio Mom Blogs, Mayor Ivy Taylor reviews parenting book, The Gift of Failure, by author Jessica Lahey, featured speaker at […]

nextTalk: Which apps should parents be most concerned about right now?

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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. San Antonio Mom Blogs is excited to bring you a series of guest posts by San Antonio mom Mandy Majors, founder of nextTalk, a group which advocates for […]

Learning about Farm to School at the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference

Learning about farm to school at the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference

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 School Nutrition Association, but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom […]

#LetsPlaySanAntonio: The Renewal of a Local Playground Reconnects a Community

Let's Play San Antonio: the revival of a playground reconnects a community!

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 Let’s Play but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Last […]

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

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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 synchronized swimming team which started more than 50 years ago. Since then she’s gained strong […]

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

Free art classes for kids in san antonio at Southwest School of Art

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 […]

Family-friendly Pokémon Go events in San Antonio

Family-friendly Pokemon Go Meetups

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. Now that you’ve downloaded Pokémon Go and you’re figuring it out, you want to catch them all! But where do you go? We’ve found several family-friendly Pokémon Go […]

Pokémon Go: Gotta catch ’em all in San Antonio!

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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. San Antonio Mom Blogs is jumping on the Pokémon Go bandwagon! Not sure what Pokémon Go is or how you can play it with your kids? Guest contributor Amanda […]

nextTalk: At what age should my child get a cell phone?

nextTalk: At what age should my child get a cell phone?

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. San Antonio Mom Blogs is excited to bring you a series of guest posts by San Antonio mom Mandy Majors, founder of nextTalk, which advocates for open communication […]

Learn to love your yard again: Q & A about Mosquito Squad’s guaranteed services

Mosquito Squad of NE San Antonio gives you the ability to get back outdoors and love your yard again!

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 Mosquito Squad but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands, nonprofits, and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! […]

Go where the wild things are: San Antonio Zoo Summer Camp!

Where the wild things are: San Antonio Zoo Summer Camp!

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. As a Zoo Troop blogger, I receive free admission to the San Antonio Zoo and other perks and experiences throughout the year, including attending a recent […]

Five tips for a great trip to the Mathletics exhibit at The DoSeum

Five ways to make the most of your visit to the Mathletics exhibit at The DoSeum

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 DoSeum but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands, nonprofits, and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! […]