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Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

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 […]

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

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: June 2017 San Antonio is home to world-class museums. The only thing better than a visit to one of them, is a FREE visit. […]

70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

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, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest contributor* Sara Phillips, with Sensibly Sara, who compiled this comprehensive list of more than 70 VBS […]

Free summer reading programs

Free summer reading programs

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. 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 […]

Three reasons your daughter will love synchronized swimming (& details about upcoming, low-cost synchro clinics 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. 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 […]

San Antonio area splash pads, pools, and waterparks: where to get wet!

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

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 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 […]

100+ Free Things for Kids and Families to do in San Antonio this Summer (2017)

100+ free things to do in San Antonio 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. Having fun with your kids in the Alamo City this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. San Antonio Mom Blogs created a  list of more than 100 […]

Free Swimming Lessons in San Antonio

The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department offers free swimming lessons 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. 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!

Amazing Preservation Race for 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. 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! […]

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

#Maynicures: bringing awareness to children and mental illness

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 One in Five Minds. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine a pinwheel. […]

Free summer movies in San Antonio (2017)

Check out all of the free and almost-free movies in San Antonio this summer!

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Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

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

Cardboard Kids SA: raising awareness of child abuse in Bexar County

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 […]

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

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 […]

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio

50+ things to do: 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

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. 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

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide

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

Top 10 kid-friendly attractions at the San Antonio Stock Show and 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 in San Antonio: February 2017

Free and family-friendly events and activities in San Antonio February 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! We have the first month of 2017 under our belts. There were so many Free in San Antonio events last month and we have just as many – maybe more – for February! We’ve […]

Free admission to SeaWorld for Texas preschoolers and teachers

SeaWorld San Antonio offers free passes for Texas preschoolers and teachers in 2017

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

Free and almost free family-friendly Rodeo events and activities in San Antonio free rodeo tickets 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! 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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Ideas for kids of all ages, in San Antonio and beyond

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 […]

Free in San Antonio: January 2017

Free in San Antonio: January 2017

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 hard to believe it’s 2017 already but we are kicking off the near year with a huge list of fun Free in San Antonio events! We’ve made every effort to ensure that […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: the Social Host Ordinance

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. 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 […]