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

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Go 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

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Free in San Antonio: July 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. Summer is in full swing! If you’re looking for ways to enjoy the season with your family, you’ll want to check out this awesome list of […]

#LetsPlaySanAntonio: A Community Comes Together to Build Kids a Playground

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! Zulema Rodriguez […]

Free 4th of July fireworks and celebrations in and around 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. This 4th of July, 2016, take your family to one (or more!) of the many fantastic Independence Day celebrations in and around San Antonio. Check back soon […]

Austin Coding Academy offers coding classes 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. Today’s post is written and sponsored by Austin Coding Academy. Thank you for supporting the brands and organizations that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Do you […]

Free in San Antonio: June 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. Summer in San Antonio sure gets hot but don’t let that stop you from enjoying all of the free fun you can have with your family […]

San Antonio Zoo announces new blog ambassadors, The Zoo Troop, at Zoo-La-La!

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. For the last few months, I’ve had the great opportunity to work with the San Antonio Zoo as a consultant, helping them develop their new blog […]

YMCA of Greater San Antonio Swim Programs offer fun, physical activity, & safety

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 YMCA of Greater San Antonio but all opinions are mine. In fact, I’m a huge fan of the YMCA’s swim programs as […]

#WearOrange and join us at The Friendly Spot on June 2

Earlier this month I attended the San Antonio premiere of a film called Under the Gun. It’s a documentary about gun violence in America and, if you weren’t already concerned about this topic, the movie shared some grim statistics: Did you know: Kids in the U.S. Are 65 times more likely than kids in the UK […]

Swim with dolphins at SeaWorld Texas’ Discovery Point

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. SeaWorld Texas provided me with the opportunity to swim with dolphins and meet sea lions and beluga whales in the hope that I’d share my experience […]

5 Free Things to do in Austin 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. If you’re looking for free things to do in Austin this summer, here are five activities that the whole family will enjoy! Watch purple martins put […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: summer camps

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. During a recent City Council meeting, I looked down at my watch and noted that we are well into the month of May. I went home […]

#LetsPlaySanAntonio: Local Kids Design the Playground of their Dreams

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! One of the most liberating things about being a kid is the gift of play. Not only does play stimulate creativity, but it also encourages physical activity and fosters […]

San Antonio moms: get ready to save time from grocery shopping!

Today’s post is written and sponsored by Instacart. Thank you for supporting the brands and organizations that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! A new grocery delivery service called Instacart has launched in beta in San Antonio. What is Instacart, exactly? Instacart is the only grocery service that delivers in as little as one hour. They have […]

Free fun for Mother’s Day!

The only thing better than mom is free fun! Here’s where to celebrate mom this weekend without breaking the bank. Did we miss a free, fun Mother’s Day event or deal? Leave it in the comments! Free Mother’s Day Events and Offers: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Mommypalooza Wonderland of the Americas, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, 78201, 10:00 […]

Find your ticket to wellness. Live up to your aspirations. Spend quality time. All at the J!

This post is written and sponsored by the JCC. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Members of the JCC often refer to it as a “home away from home.” With a full-service fitness center, outdoor pool (with both lap lanes for fitness PLUS a zero front entry […]

Free in San Antonio: May 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. With summer quickly approaching, this Free in San Antonio list has more and more to do. Enjoy all of the free, family-friendly the fun there is […]

What’s the big deal about The Big Give S.A.?

Working at the San Antonio Symphony in the early 90s gave me a soft spot for nonprofits. When you witness, firsthand, the devotion nonprofit employees bring to their cause, you can’t help but be impressed. As part of the Symphony’s marketing staff, I worked alongside dedicated professionals and professional musicians who worked tirelessly to bring […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: an interview with San Antonio’s new Poet Laureate

With Fiesta 2016 coming to a close, San Antonians still have other reasons to celebrate. One of them is that we have a new Poet Laureate, and I am so excited to introduce my fellow San Antonio Mom Blogs readers to her. Jenny Browne is San Antonio’s 2016-2018 Poet Laureate. I’ve had the pleasure of […]

Pack Up the Kids for a Fun Community Picnic

This post is written and sponsored by Eva’s Heroes. Thank you for supporting the organizations that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! With the down pour of rain we’ve had recently, the grass is greener, the air smells cleaner, and the beautiful aromas of spring bombard our senses. Not to mention the sight of fireflies dancing […]

50+ Free Fiesta Events for Families (2016)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS THE LIST OF FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY FIESTA EVENTS FOR 2016! Fiesta San Antonio, the Alamo City’s biggest and most colorful celebration, offers more than 50 free events for families to attend! San Antonio Mom Blogs brings you a comprehensive guide to all of the FREE fun your family can have during Fiesta San Antonio 2016. […]

Free in San Antonio: April 2016

Special thanks to contributor Sara Phillips of Sensibly Sara* for creating this month’s Free in San Antonio: our list of free, fun, family-friendly events this April. We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: parks and play

I attended a landscape design conference in Houston this week and learned all about Houston’s key parks and landscape design accomplishments. One of the presenters gave a short but compelling talk accompanied by startling images about children becoming increasingly disconnected with the outdoors and traditional play. I know many of you recall growing up and […]