Buckle up, fellow parents! If you’ve ever wanted to get out of town for the day, but weren't sure where to go that would be accommodating to kids, you’re in luck. Just a stone's throw from San Antonio, the...
As moms, we're always on a mission to help our kids grow and succeed. One area that's absolutely key to their success is executive functioning skills – you know, those fancy skills that help them plan, organize, focus, and...
Spring is here! And beside most of San Antonio’s highways, parkways, and pathways, bluebonnets have appeared. The state flower of Texas since 1901, the bluebonnet is so named for the distinct shape of its petals, which resemble the bonnet...
Life moves quickly. You start with one kid, blink once, and suddenly there’s three of them running around. A simultaneously quick occurrence: those friends from college aren’t so close anymore. Maybe they’re in a different stage of life, they’ve...
Everyone seems to be making sourdough these days. It certainly caught on as a craze during Covid, or maybe you picked it up later, like I did. Either way, making a beautiful loaf of bread is one of the...
As the song goes “blame it all on my roots, I showed up in boots / and ruined your black tie affair” - well, here in San Antonio, we know that boots are welcome everywhere, from black tie events...
Did you know that in the 2022 Texas Governor Election, 55% of registered voters did not vote? That is an incredible 9.6 million people! ^1 And did you also know there is an election coming up on 5 March 2024? Registering...
The world of slumber parties is becoming a familiar landscape in my parenting journey. As my oldest son approaches the age where these events become a hot topic, the question of whether to allow sleepovers or opt for sleepunders...

One Big Party

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I have twin boys. They just celebrated their 8th birthday, with a guest list that could quite literally rival a wedding. That may sound absolutely insane to every other parent - and it is! - but somehow we make it...
Whether you start celebrating Christmas early or “late”, there’s no denying that the holidays are in full swing. Cool, cloudy days, a peppermint latte, the River Walk draped in lights; it’s such an enchanting and beautiful time of year....
You can chalk this one up in the "things no one prepares you for" column: your Kindergartener comes home talking about the "gold coin" her bff received from the tooth fairy last night. Suddenly, extracting that first wiggly tooth...
Fall is officially here! As the seasons change, we enthusiastically welcome back so many beloved traditions and seasonal fun times! Food is often a big part of those seasonal festivities. For allergy friendly families, that means "Yay! More planning...

Boo Baskets

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If you’ve spent any time on Instagram or Tik Tok lately, you’ll know that 2023 is the year of the boo basket. But “What’s a boo basket?” I hear you say! Just another attempt to make me part with my...
Birthday parties. I don’t know about y’all, but it’s so easy to get carried away with something so simple these days. Between Pinterest, your neighbor’s friend’s sister on Instagram… well, everyone seems to go all out. Fancy custom cakes, bounce...

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¿Qué Pasa San Antonio? is a weekly update on family friendly and focused events in the Greater San Antonio area, including Boerne, New Braunfels,...