So you're planning a trip to Disney World? Awesome! Get ready for one of the most memorable vacation experiences of your life. Having traveled to Disney World multiple times—most recently in February of 2013 with my little family of three—I've...
Right in our backyard, there are several small Texas Hill Country towns that offer great shopping, delicious dining, fascinating history, and some of the most beautiful countryside you’ll ever see. Boerne Named one of the “Top 25 Small Town Main Streets...
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...

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My husband and I have an ongoing love affair with the city of New Orleans. One of our first trips to the Big Easy was back in 2002, when we first started dating. Ryan, an appellate attorney here in San...
There are few activities in this world that will force you to confront your "adult" status more acutely than planning for and embarking upon a road trip with your kids. I’ve heard it said that road trips are a rite of...
One of the (very, very) few benefits of having a traveling spouse is the ability to take advantage of the frequent flier miles that he accrues through the years. My family has done our fair share of flying on...
Are you looking for a fun family getaway just a stone's throw from San Antonio? Head west to Garner State Park! My husband, Ryan, along with my two girls and I, met up with some friends and their kids...
Disclosure :: The JW Marriott generously provided one of our contributors with a stay at this lovely hotel.  All thoughts and opinions are Taylor's own.   Where can you find a beautiful resort, thrilling water park, luxurious spa, and championship...
"Flourishing Fiercely" is the theme this year for a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group at Community Bible Church, which recently invited me to visit and speak about "Traveling Fiercely, Not Fearfully." One of the organizers follows me on social media and...
Taylor received a one-night stay at the hotel to assist her in writing this review. All opinions are her own. If you happened to read my summer staycation review, you probably already know I’m a huge fan of the JW Marriott...
When it comes to traveling with kids, especially air travel, the contributors at Alamo City Moms Blog have done our fair share, as you can see from the list of related links at the bottom of this post. But...
School’s out, and summer has kicked into high gear. Almost three months of bliss, right?? Wait, do you hear that? That is the collective groan of moms everywhere realizing that they have almost three months to fill when the sing-song...
We recently took a trip to Port Aransas with our twins for a fun-filled week of beach time and general family bonding. We went with some friends. And by "some friends," I mean 12 other adults and 15 other...
I recently took my four kids on a trip that involved a two-hour flight to Guadalajara from San Antonio. Given their ages—8, 6, 4, and 22 months—I decided to brave the adventure by myself. Any parent who has taken...

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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,...