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Free Swimming Lessons in San Antonio

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?” 2. A friend, Tori, who blogs at The STORIbook, posted this frightening story on Facebook last year: “[My preschooler] fell in the pool today after swim lessons. I’ve never […]

Synchronized swimming summer camps in San Antonio!

In 2015, 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 swimming and synchro skills. She’s gained self confidence in her body and her athletic ability. And, she’s made some amazing friends. If you’re curious about synchronized swimming and what […]

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

This post about #Maynicures is sponsored by One in Five Minds. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine a pinwheel. Now, envision a child gently blowing on that pinwheel and watching it spin as a smile slowly spreads across her face and she delights in this simple […]

50+ Free Fiesta Events for Families (2018)

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

Free in San Antonio: April 2018

It’s time for Free in San Antonio April! Can you believe it’s already Spring?! Take advantage of this great weather and awesome free San Antonio events with our list of Free in San Antonio. 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 […]

Family fun, Texas wildflowers, and an EGGstravaganza at Devine Acres Farm!

This post is sponsored and written by Devine Acres Farm. San Antonio Mom Blogs occasionally accepts sponsored posts about specific brands and services when we believe they will be of particular interest to our readers. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Need to kick those winter blues? Do your kids have energy […]

Free (& Almost Free) Final Four Fun in San Antonio

The NCAA Men’s Final Four is returning to San Antonio and we’ve got your Free (and Almost Free) Final Four Fun in San Antonio! Fans are invited to partake in the city’s 300th anniversary celebration that coincides with the March 30 through April 2 national semifinal and championship games. These events range from free for […]

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

Thanks to all of our readers who contributed ideas and photos to this post! Updated March 2018 Now that the glorious spring weather has arrived, one of the questions we get asked often is, “Where do we go for perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio?” We compiled a short list of our favorites […]

Three special experiences available at SeaWorld Texas

SeaWorld Texas provided me with the opportunity to visit their park and attend the Jack Hanna show at Wild Days in the hope that I’d share my experience with you. All opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! SeaWorld Texas is a great place to spend […]

Free in San Antonio: March (& Spring Break) 2018

2018 is flying by but the weather is starting to warm up and the outdoors are calling so that means it’s time for Free in San Antonio: March 2018! Take advantage of all the awesome things on our list of Free in San Antonio. We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate […]

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio

Updated February 24, 2018 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wait. You thought that was Christmas? No! Here in South Texas, Spring Break in San Antonio is truly the most wonderful time of the year. Rarely cold and almost never too hot, Spring Break weather in San Antonio is usually gorgeous, begging us […]

The Emsella chair: a non-surgical, FDA-approved approach to correcting women’s urinary incontinence

This post is sponsored and written by Dr. Timothy Hlavinka and Dr. Naveen Kella of The Urology Place who are working with new technology aimed at a non-surgical approach to correcting women’s urinary incontinence. San Antonio Mom Blogs occasionally accepts sponsored posts about specific brands and services when we believe they will be of particular interest to our readers. Thank you for […]

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2018

  Welcome to the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ 2018 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 […]

The Best Kid Friendly Guide to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

This Kid Friendly Guide to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo 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! Check out our Best Kid Friendly Guide to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to saddle up for […]

Free (& almost-free) Rodeo Fun

Updated on February 7, 2018 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! Read our Best Kid-Friendly Guide to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. This year the Rodeo opens on February 8 and San Antonio Mom […]

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

When it comes to fun, family-friendly ways to ring in the New Year, the Alamo City never disappoints. Which of the fiestas below will you and your family attend on New Year’s Eve to welcome 2018, the year San Antonio TURNS 300 YEARS OLD? Here’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ list of New Year’s Eve fun in San […]

Free holiday events in San Antonio (2017)

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, the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Guide to Free Holiday Events is brought to you by our presenting sponsor, Christmas Light Fest, the most dazzling holiday entertainment in the San Antonio area. We […]

UTSA Alumni Association: The College Conversation Can Start Earlier Than You Think

This post is written and sponsored by the UTSA Alumni Association. The UTSA Alumni Association is offering a membership promotion! Get an annual membership to both the Alumni Association and the San Antonio Zoo for just $45 for a single membership and $75 for a joint membership. Additional memberships can be purchased for $28 which is […]

Where kids eat free on Halloween in San Antonio

Updated as of October 25, 2017 As the spooky night of Halloween draws near it may occur to you: the scariest thing might be how much you’ve spent making or buying costumes. Never fear! San Antonio Mom Blogs is here to help you save some money. Here’s where kids eat free on Halloween in San Antonio. […]

7 Tips for Getting a Great Halloween Costume at the Goodwill

This Halloween post is written by San Antonio blogger Haeley Giambalvo with Design Improvised and sponsored by Goodwill San Antonio. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Introducing our family rock band – this year’s Halloween costumes thanks to a trip to our local Goodwill store! Finding the perfect Halloween […]

Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo!

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 Boo. However, all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands, nonprofits, and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! The San Antonio Zoo Boo is back and […]

Costumes, Community, and Candy: Bringing Halloween Back to the Simplest of Childhood Pleasures

This Halloween post is written and sponsored by Goodwill San Antonio. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Halloween has changed from a one-day event to a full-on season. “October… It’s already October! I haven’t even thought about the perfect Halloween costume yet!” “How can I get my kid […]

Our map to San Antonio pumpkin patches

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 2017 Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio. We’ve made […]

Perfect family entertainment for all ages: Alice! A Ballet Wonderland

This post about Alice! A Ballet Wonderland is written and sponsored by Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine a darkened theater. The music starts, the curtain raises, and a young woman in a familiar blue and white dress makes her way across […]

Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families (2017)

This year, the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families (2017) is brought to you by our presenting sponsor, Goodwill San Antonio, your one-stop-shop for Halloween with costumes under $10! Find a Goodwill location near you: Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families take place all […]