As you travel around this summer, you might want to think about including some bookish stops along your path. There are some unique, wonderful independent bookstores and libraries (think air-conditioned!) and some fun literary landmarks (think free) everywhere. I...
In an American culture that encourages/blesses perfection, how do we raise successful and well-rounded kids without sacrificing our lives and the family’s happiness?  Before we had kids, my husband and I always joked that we really hoped we would raise...
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as a family—and showing your children how they can make a difference—is more important now than...
One thing I’ve learned as I’ve gotten older is that making friends is so much harder now! Life after kids makes it harder to get everyone on the same schedule, and playdates where I try to connect with mom...
School is out, and with the increase in vaccinations and lifting of mask mandates, many of us are heading to restaurants for the first time in a while! If you are in the Leon Springs area and looking for...
This post is brought to you by Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of San Antonio. As I enter my 31st year of teaching in Catholic Schools, I think about the question parents ask most: “How do I talk to my kids about...
I love San Antonio because it feels just like home. Everywhere you look there's a homey sort of feeling that makes you want to sit down and stay awhile. To be honest, I cannot say the same for every...
I have three weather apps on my phone, and yet there are still summer days when the plan for entertaining my kids gets rained out (bless my little type-A heart). Sometimes this is a great excuse to explore the...
If you have been following my posts over the past year, you know I have been on a journey to improve my mental health. What started as a journey to learn how to manage my anxiety has become a...
So you find yourself single and ready to mingle, but you've got kids hanging off your ankles, and the last time you tried to hit up a hottie in the club it was 1995 and you were wearing Skechers...
Do you ever choose to stay home from church or wherever you might worship because you are afraid your kids won’t behave properly? You’re not alone, especially after a year of streaming church on-demand from your living room while...
Five. Man, it's wild. It has me all sorts of frazzled. The more I've thought about it the more I've realized that having a five-year-old son makes me feel almost exactly like I did when he was a newborn....
Summer is finally here, which means you may be looking for more opportunities to eat out. Whether you are looking for casual or formal dining, the Stone Oak area offers something for everyone. I have been lucky to live in...
It is true…what they say about dads. I have proof that even the best fathers are yet to be as selfless as a mother. You know—us moms? The martyrs?  Ask any mom of littles, and she probably can’t remember the last...

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The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Spice in San Antonio

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After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which...