You’re sipping a morning coffee and asking yourself, Should I grab the kids and go somewhere today? Or should we stay in? Our family usually answers, “Go somewhere!” San Antonio has tons of fun things for families to do....
I’ve been a San Antonio resident for more than 20 years and a Southside resident for a decade. Growing up on the Northwest side, Downtown was a world away to my family, let alone the Southside. I moved to...
How do kids have so much energy?  While none of us tired, sleep-deprived parents may know the answer to this question, ACMB does have a solution for helping your young ones run off some of that excess energy. San Antonio...
It would be great if I had an unlimited budget, to whisk the family away to Disney for Spring Break or even spend each day visiting San Antonio's amazing theme parks. But if you are on a budget—and most...
Although they are often filled with kids' activities, friends' birthdays, yard work, and who-knows-what-else requiring you to play chauffeur, weekends are a treasured time for just about every family I know. Regardless of what my weekends with my kids...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas...spring cleaning! As the bluebonnets start to pop up all over the Hill Country, our homes seem to mimic Mother Nature by requiring their own “new beginning.” Usually a...
Spring Break. Sometimes it conjures up thoughts of the beach, or skiing, or museum gazing. But if you’re spending Spring Break in San Antonio, it probably conjures up thoughts of food, glorious food. (Please tell me that you started singing the...
When I first moved to San Antonio, I heard many sayings relating to the vastness of Texas, but this one sticks with me any time I get a wild hair and plan a vacation by car: “You can drive for...
I surprised my kids with our first dog right before Christmas last year. I grew up with a dog, but I’ve never had one as an adult, so it was certainly a learning curve for me. I probably would...
I am in the land of teens now. It is full of landmines and shocking discoveries that I've only begun to experience. Spring Break is one of those landmines. My 14-year-old is a danger to himself and my bank...
If your family’s anything like mine, Spring Break isn’t always the ideal time go on a week-long family getaway. Between job responsibilities, budget limitations, and timing issues, getting away for a long stretch smack dab in the middle of...
This summer, get your family outside and take a hike! We don’t get out as nearly as often as we’d like, but we’ve managed to have some fun on the trails with our 15-month-old daughter. A nice and easy-ish place...
There are a lot of things I love about raising my family in San Antonio. We never sit around on the weekends saying, "There's nothing to do in this town." The opportunity to learn about marine life by seeing...
Staying in town for Spring Break and wondering what you'll do to entertain the masses save your sanity? San Antonio is cool, family-friendly, and filled with activities to keep everyone busy. Some of the same spots that bring visitors to...

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Our Favorite Things in San Antonio 2021

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Better than raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens and definitely better than warm woolen mittens (sorry, Bernie) - it's our 2021 Favorite Things...