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Swim with the Elves for free this Saturday

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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! 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

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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! 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 […]

Free in San Antonio: December 2016

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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! Wasn’t it just the first of the year?! I can’t believe we are in the last month of 2016 and looking at holiday decorations. There are so many fun, Free in San […]

Holiday fun at the Hill Country Science Mill

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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. 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 […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: holiday meals

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: holiday meals

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 the holidays quickly approaching I have been looking forward to spending quality time with family. Most of us have celebrations that center around special meals […]

How play changes as our children grow

How play changes as our children grow

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! 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 Pepper Snapple Group that provides […]

Fun, affordable holiday camps in San Antonio

Fun, affordable holiday camps 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! As you know, San Antonio Mom Blogs loves to save you money. Every month we share as many free, family-friendly activities and events in San Antonio as we can find. But, we’re also […]

Free in San Antonio: November 2016

Free events and activities in San Antonio in November 2016

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 time to open up the house and enjoy the fall weather! But it’s also a great time of year to get outside and enjoy all the fun events San Antonio has to […]

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 […]

Free in San Antonio: October 2016

Free in San Antonio, October 2016

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 time to pack up the summer clothes and memories and start thinking about fall. Are you ready to enjoy cooler temperatures and pumpkin everything? Whether the event is indoors our out, take advantage of […]

Our map to San Antonio pumpkin patches

A map and listing of all San Antonio Pumpkin Patches for 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. San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest contributor* Sara Phillips, with Sensibly Sara, who compiled this list of 2016 Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio. We’ve made […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: family changes and transitions

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: holiday meals

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 in San Antonio: September 2016

Free family-friendly activities and events in San Antonio this September!

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. WOW! Summer really zoomed by, didn’t it?! What were some of your favorite free events over the summer months? Can you believe the kids are back in school already? […]

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 […]