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Free Swimming Lessons 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. Two things happened to lead me to write this post: 1. A Twitter follower asked, “Do you know where my son can get free swimming lessons?” […]

Family fun: The Amazing Preservation Race for Kids!

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

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Free summer movies in San Antonio (2017)

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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 […]

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 to this post! Updated March 2017 Now that the glorious spring weather has arrived, one […]

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

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50+ things to do during Spring Break 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. Updated February 23, 2017 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wait. You thought that was Christmas? No! Here in South Texas, Spring Break in […]

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

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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 […]

Free (& almost-free) Rodeo Fun

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 19, 2017 The start to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is one of the most anticipated days of the year here in the Alamo City. The Rodeo […]

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 […]

Experiencing the wonder of the holiday season

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New Year’s Eve fun in San Antonio for kids and families

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’m a SeaWorld Wildside blogger. I receive complimentary passes for my family and other perks throughout the year. All opinions are mine. When it comes […]

A look back at #LetsPlaySanAntonio in 2016

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From Me to You is back: a pop up holiday store just 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. One of my kids’ favorite San Antonio holiday traditions is shopping for gifts for friends and family at Big Brothers Big Sisters holiday pop up shop, […]

Swim with the Elves for free this Saturday

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! What’s better than a free family-friendly event in San Antonio? One that includes swimming AND Santa! This Saturday, December 10, join the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department to Swim with the […]

Holiday volunteer opportunities for kids, families & teens 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! It’s one of the questions we receive most often here at San Antonio Mom Blogs: Where can I take my kids and teens to volunteer in San Antonio?” We’ve done our research […]

Holiday fun at the Hill Country Science Mill

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. When the Science Mill offered to host our family for an afternoon of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fun, I couldn’t resist. A scenic day trip […]