Amy was born and raised on the East Coast, but got to Texas as fast as she could! She has been serving in the U.S. Air Force for 18 years, half of which have been in San Antonio. Amy and her husband have two boys, ages 9 and 8, and they love discovering new San Antonio parks and restaurants! She’s still not sure what she wants to be when she grows up, but in her spare time, she's either working out or trying to convince herself not to eat pizza.

April: Month of the Military Child

You don't have to go very far to realize that San Antonio is a military town.  Whether you're visiting the Riverwalk or attending a Spurs game, you'll probably run into a basic trainee or two...

It’s Not Autism Awareness Month In My House

It's not Autism Awareness Month in my house.  It's Autism Acceptance Month.  In fact, to me, Autism Acceptance Day is everyday.  What's the difference?  I don't want people to just know what Autism is, I...

Things You CAN Say to Parents of Special Needs Children

One of your friends or relatives might have a special needs child, and maybe you're never quite sure what to say.  You don't want to make your friend uncomfortable or say the wrong thing,...

Valentine Pretzels for Moms in a Rush!

Working Mom or not, us moms do not have a lot of free time in general.  Here's a quick way to whip up a "homemade" Valentine's Day treat.  For a classroom of kids.  In...

Postpartum SHOCKERS!

I hope I'm not breaking some sort of woman code here, but there a few things my friends and I have experienced that might have been glossed over in the pregnancy and childbirth books.  (Or...

My Child Was Diagnosed With Autism. Now What?

If your child was recently diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum, you probably have a lot of questions.  Our family is not very far along in this journey, and I have to be honest - this...

How I Forced Myself to Like Christmas Music

Dislike Christmas music?  If so, you're not alone.  Google "I hate Christmas music," and you'll get 2,180,000,000 results!  I can't lie - as a teenager, I thought Christmas music was lame.  My annoyance with Christmas music...

5 Tips for a Sensory Friendly Holiday Season

The holidays are here!  You’re ordering pumpkin spice everything and those cinnamon-y pine cones are popping up everywhere!  (Yes, cinnamon-y is a word.)  I savor every single *drop* of Christmas, because before you know it,...

Morgan’s Wonderland ~ A Review

I'm currently serving in the US Air Force, and San Antonio was my first duty station from 2002 - 2008. I didn't have children during that time, so when I got orders to come...