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

Let's Play San Antonio: coming together to build a playground for local 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. 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)

Free 4th of July events in San Antonio 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. 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

Austin Coding Academy offers coding classes in San Antonio for working parents!

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 fun for Father’s Day (2016)

Free Father's Day fun in San Antonio in 2015

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. Father’s Day is June 19th. If you’re like me, you like to spoil your dad or the father of your kids. Here are some things to […]

Meet Mandy Majors with nextTalk: how to talk about porn, cyberbullying, and more with our kids

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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, which advocates for […]

Paid focus group for San Antonio kids

San Antonio kids! Participate in a Think Group Austin focus group at Palo Alto College to earn $75.

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 Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014, I wholeheartedly recommend working with […]

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, […]

Free report card rewards for kids in San Antonio (Spring 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: June 1, 2016 The end of school is so close you can almost taste it (and, for some local schools, summer is already here!). Bring […]

Free in San Antonio: June 2016

Free, family-friendly events in San Antonio this 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 […]

Free young writer’s summer camp for kids going into 4-6 grade

Free young writer's summer camp in San Antonio for kids going into 4, 5 and 6 grade at Mission San Juan Capistrano

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 TO ADD: This free camp is now full! Thank you for your interest. If you’d like more information on this camp next year when registrations […]

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

San Antonio Zoo announces their new blog ambassadors: The Zoo Troop!

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

Swimming lessons available at YMCA of Greater 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 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

Join San Antonio and Moms Demand Action on June 2 to wear orange for National Gun Violence Prevention Day

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

Swim with dolphins at Discovery Point in SeaWorld 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. 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

5 free things to do in Austin this summer the whole family will love!

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 […]

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?” […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: summer camps

Mayor Ivy Taylor discusses summer camp options for San Antonio kids and parents

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

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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 […]

100+ Free Things for Kids and Families to do in San Antonio this Summer (2016)

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 […]

Free summer reading programs

Free summer reading programs

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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 […]

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

Instacart is the only grocery service that delivers in as little as one hour, now in San Antonio!

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!

Free Mother's Day fun in San Antonio in 2016

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!

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

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 […]

May the 4th Day: Star Wars events, deals, & discounts

May the 4th: events, deals, discounts in San Antonio!!

Star Wars is always big but on May the 4th, it’s bigger and better than ever! Check out these local events, and deals and discounts for Star Wars toys and merchandise to celebrate the day. And, May the 4th be with you! Teen Time: May the 4th Be With You McCreless Library Meeting Room, 1023 […]