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Author Archive | Dawn

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Selfish Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time again. A new year is before us, and we think of all the terrific things we want to accomplish: get organized, lose weight, exercise more…resolutions we spout in January and then beat ourselves up about when we’ve abandoned them or are far from our goals later in the year. But this year, […]

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Saying hello to hippos at the zoo.

Giving Presence and Presents

Ah, the joys of Christmas shopping. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all of the crazy shopping days from Thanksgiving to Christmas put a big dent in my holiday joy. I love giving just the right gift, and a good deal is always fun. But I’m tired of it. Even with selective gift-giving, the toy hoard […]

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A stroller makes a much  better accessory than a walker.

One Mom’s View of Advanced Maternal Age

When I found out I was pregnant, one of my oldest friends—and I mean that as longest, not old, so we don’t get confused—told me I was considered “Advanced Maternal Age.” She learned this herself when she got pregnant at 36 and was informed that AMA, as it was noted on my medical chart, is […]

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San Antonio on My Mind

San Antonio, you’ve been on my mind. It started a few weeks ago when I came across a San Antonio bracelet. I don’t consider myself a huge San Antonio cheerleader, but something pushed me to get it. Don’t get me wrong—I like San Antonio. It’s been our home for eight years now and it will […]

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Head North for New Adventures in New Braunfels

Fall, schmall. We live in Texas, so rather than crisp air and colorful leaves crunching beneath our feet, fall means the weather is still warm, meaning outdoor adventures are still possible, though sometimes it’s still so muggy that air-conditioned activities are calling your name. Good news: New Braunfels offers both indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities […]

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Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families (1)

Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families

Armed Forces Day is this Saturday, May 21. I think that day carries more meaning here in "Military City, U.S.A." One of the things I appreciate most about San Antonio is how our city embraces our military members and their families. San Antonio is home to three active military bases: Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air [...]
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Buddy hanging out with a taller friend.

Go On Safari in San Antonio: Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Happy Texas Giraffe Day! No idea how to celebrate? Our giraffe-lovin’ neighbors at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch have a few tall ideas. The ranch, covering more than 450 acres, is home to more than 500 animals representing more than 45 species of native, exotic and endangered wildlife from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America, and […]

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