Ever since YouTube featured Jurassic World ads before the unboxing videos, my four-year-old has been obsessed with all things dinosaur. But we all know that dinosaurs are more than just a fad! Here's a list of places and ways to indulge your child's dino obsession: Local...
Brick lovers -- and those who are forced to navigate floors covered in them -- unite! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center San Antonio is a destination not to be missed. So if you, too, are used to stepping on LEGOs and...
(Updated 10/2014 with new Sports Organization options across San Antonio and 2015 Winter Youth Sports YMCA and JCC dates) WINTER SPORTS STARTING IN JANUARY USUALLY BEGIN REGISTRATION IN MID OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER. (See below for more detailed information.) My Instagram and...
I started geocaching with my kids a couple years ago during a brief go at homeschooling. We’ve continued tracking down caches since then, and it’s the perfect way to add an extra dose of excitement to our regular outings...
Disclaimer: Drownings can occur with experienced swimmers; please find a teaching method of swimming that fits your family. This is the experience of the writer and cannot substitute for your own research and/or experiences. No two children are the...
Only a short, two(ish)-hour drive from San Antonio, Port Aransas is one of our favorite summer destinations. The little island town (sometimes best known as a "drinking town with a fishing problem") has sure done some growing up in...
It was a tradition in our family growing up: Every summer, we loaded up the Suburban in the heat of July and made the two-and-a-half-hour trek to Port Aransas for our in-state summer vacay. Thirty years later, though sans...
Inga and her family received a one-night stay at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa to assist her in writing this review. All opinions are her own. It's hard to get our busy family together all...
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...
Summer reading TV time! It’s almost summer. What the heck to do with all that time? Fear not! There are lots of exciting adventures to be had all around San Antonio—until about 10:00 A.M., when it gets to be over...
It's almost summer, and you know what that means: POOL TIME! It's also time to start thinking about swimming lessons and water safety. Whether your child is just learning to get comfortable in the water or needing more advanced...
ACMB is partnering with Code Ninjas to share this sponsored post written by Jackie Randall, center director/owner of Code Ninjas Shavano Park.   Why Code Ninjas? Besides a delivering on our slogan “kids have fun, parents see results,” Code Ninjas...
Summer is here! As San Antonio parents, we are always looking for great ways to keep our kids entertained during the dog days of summer. Alamo City Moms Blog has compiled a list of activities by age to keep...
Ok, so technically, it's not in San Antonio.  It's just outside of San Antonio.  And technically, it's not a beach, it's a lake - but it's got a great, beachy vibe.  And, ok, maybe it's not a secret, but it...

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