If you've been in San Antonio for the last few years, chances are you've heard about Pre-K 4 SA.  Pre-K 4 SA is San Antonio's program to provided free pre-k classes for everyone. The program is in it's first...
IDEA Public Schools, a network of college preparatory charter schools, is currently taking applications for the 2014-15 school year. IDEA Public Schools continues to win accolades for carrying out its mission to help all students get ready for college....
Why do we, as women, feel compelled to beat each other up?  Why can’t we support the decisions that each woman makes for HERSELF and HER FAMILY as opposed to jumping right into judgement that a fellow mom has...
The Holiday gift season is upon us and now that I am a parent, I am faced with the challenge of finding a unique and special something for my child's preschool teacher.  The good news is that because I...
We all have our favorite holiday books to read this time of the year, from Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas to Clement Moore’s famous poem “The Night Before Christmas”.  This holiday season, why not mix it up...
Why Do We Believe In Dual Language Education? The number one question we get when people find out our children are learning in Spanish 90% of the day? "Do you guys speak Spanish?" “No, my husband and I don’t speak fluent...
On Monday, November 4, I was invited to attend the Community Open House at the IDEA South Flores Campus for our partner IDEA Public Schools.   I knew that IDEA is a charter school that has plans for growth...
Most San Antonio kids have now been back in school about two weeks.  The new has worn off and routines are setting in, both at home and in their classrooms.  Homework is probably shifting from review and fun stuff...
We are now a week into school in San Antonio, and the back to school excitement has definitely faded at my house (that tends to happen with the first homework assignment!). Usually during the first week of school I...
Check your inventory Check your closet before you do anything else! Have your child try on everything he has in his closet that hasn't been worn recently. Make a list of what is needed. When you make your list, make one...

DIY Teacher Gifts

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We're just a few days shy of the first day of school here in San Antonio. Help get your minis more excited about going back by involving them in making a DIY teachers gift. If your minis are anything...

Back to School Lunches

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I don’t know where you are, but school starts up here next week, and we are trying to prepare ourselves for the early mornings and the full days of learning! I always start off the year with great intentions...
  As a librarian, I love this time of year!  It’s a chance for me to get acquainted with a room full of books that have been resting all summer in my unusually quiet library, as well as unpack boxes...
Our partners at Brain Balance Achievement Centers are back with a Giveaway! The Brain Balance program, developed by Dr. Robert Melillo, brings hope to families of children who suffer with behavioral, academic, and social challenges. They are specialized achievement centers...

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5 Things to Do in San Antonio that Aren’t Fiesta

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Fiesta fills San Antonio with fun – but not everyone is into San Antonio’s biggest party of the year. If you’re looking to avoid...

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