It’s hot!! And the heat is here to stay, with KSAT News predicting that this year San Antonio will beat its record for the most 100-degree days. But we love summer and we need our kids to stay active...
As a busy mom who loves to stay active, I’m always looking for unique opportunities to share healthy habits and fitness fun with my family. I’ve rounded up a few FREE summer fitness opportunities around town that you might...
Summer is here! I love summer for so many reasons—my husband is a teacher and has all the days off, we go on family vacations, swim, garden, eat popsicles, and so much more! Summer also ushers in its own...
In 2020, the world came unseamed. So many unknowns, while the world spun into a new and unknown tumult. I embraced the familiar: I laced up my Brooks and ran. I’d run for miles. I’d rise before the oversleeping...
Texans and San Antonians alike are known for their love and dedication to H-E-B stores, but sometimes a mama's just gotta find something more authentic—or specialty foods that are hard to find in mainstream stores. We asked San Antonio...
Childbirth is painful. Breathing through those contractions is not always easy, and there was definitely a point when I looked at my husband and said something along the lines of, "I have never felt pain like this in my...
As we roll into February, many of us are finally emerging from the haze of years of parenting through COVID. It's been years of Netlfix binges, working on Zoom, and unlimited snacking, and if you're anything like me, you...

The Anti-Resolution

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New Year's resolutions are hard. Every year I seem to begin January 1st with great ambition. I set my goals, I make my lists, I purchase all the healthy foods, and I mark THIS year as “my year” to...
A few years ago, I had an epiphany. Faced with a new year and feeling the pressure to come up with some lofty and nebulous goals, I decided to first sit down and list everything I had accomplished the...
This post is brought to you by the YMCA of Greater San Antonio. As children and families start new school-year routines, now is a perfect time to reflect and refresh your family's healthy habits, and the YMCA is here to...
It was a Tuesday afternoon and I was sitting in one of many professional development meetings the week before school started. I cleared my throat for the 8 millionth time and attempted to suppress a cough. "Don't cough or...
This post is brought to you by Baptist Health System. A high-risk pregnancy is a condition when the mother, the baby, or both are at a higher risk of developing health problems during pregnancy or delivery. This suggests that extra...
The best opener I could imagine for a piece like this is Mike Tirico’s “it deserves discussion,” where he says what we have all been thinking for a while now. If your 2020 experience did not bring up mental...
Any other mamas out there feeling as stressed as I am?  We’ve all been navigating family life in a pandemic for a year and a half, and it’s not going away anytime soon. Maybe some of you have accepted the...

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Go Deep for Family Fun: Explore Caves Around San Antonio

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Looking for family fun that can take you to new lows? Go deep! There are a variety of caves around San Antonio, all within...

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