If you’re looking for a quick getaway, head east on I-10 and cruise to Houston. A ton of fun awaits for kiddos (and adults). What’s that you say? Houston’s large, confusing, and traffic, traffic, traffic? Get past that and...
Living in the great state of Texas affords us the chances to experience the great outdoors on any given weekend. For those of us here in San Antonio, it means we are a hop, skip, and a gull's throw...
This post was written in partnership with VisitAlpine.com but the author's opinions and true love for far west Texas are as real as they come.   Images: (1) My daughters and nephew horsing around in front of Twin Peaks, Alpine's iconic...
My husband and I have traveled quite a bit with our children since they were born. Planes, subways, and automobiles—we have done it all. I always tell my children that they traveled even while in my belly. My son...
Real campers have gear. They own tents and sleeping bags and sleeping pads and propane stoves. Real campers have skills. They create fire by rubbing two sticks together, gather wild berries and cook their fresh-caught fish over their newly...
The great American road trip, a summertime rite of passage that can feel overwhelming for parents. It becomes a decidedly more stressful affair as a single mom. Pre-divorce, I had been solo for the travel portion of vacation before;...
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...
“You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you can not have both.” —Brené Brown “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do....
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...
Yes, I realize it’s only a mother’s dream to be able to road trip to the Caribbean (sans kiddos and with frothy, fruity rum-filled drinks, of course—one can dream, right?). However, you can explore the fishy wonders of the...
I am a yeller. I come from a family of yellers. There are a lot of us in my family, so someone is always trying to find time to talk. My husband, basically an only child, made the comment...
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...
It’s the time of year when all good Texas moms drag their offspring out to the side of road, random fields, or Interstate medians to plop them down among our state flower to take the quintessential spring Texas picture:...

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We all know that traveling with our children can be difficult. I consider myself a somewhat seasoned traveler with children, and the idea still can make me quake. There are many stages of travel, and they all have their own...

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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,...