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Guide to Fun for Little Ones at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Six Flags Fiesta Texas has fun fest written all over it, unless you’re a mom with triplet six-month-olds, a triple stroller, and three giant diaper bags. In that case, Fiesta Texas would be spelled H-E-L-L. If that’s not you, but you’re still not sure if Fiesta Texas is a good fit for your family, never […]

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Clean Green: Healthier Cleaning

Raise your hand if you like to clean! What?—no one?! Well, me either. But, unfortunately, it has to be done, and I am the person doing most of the cleaning. Ugh. I am also the leader of the cleaning brigade: my children and husband. As someone who is environmentally conscious, I have been attempting to […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to August Events

This month's Scoop includes a section for Back-to-School events happening around town. Some include school supply giveaways as well as opportunities for donations. If you're looking for local school start dates, be sure to check out Inga's latest post: School Calendars for Districts in the San Antonio Area.  Enjoy your last few weeks of summer break! [...]
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Sandy, fully engrossed kids = happy, chatty moms (until it's time to pull them out and clean them off!)

Play Dates are the New Happy Hour

Wine tasting once a month… Cheap margaritas and queso at Chuy’s… Girls’ Nights Out at innovative new restaurants at The Pearl… Yeah, I don’t do those things anymore. Or at least I don’t very often, and you probably don’t either. Why? Because having kids means reshuffling priorities, and almost weekly, I find myself saying no […]

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We all know what the Instagram version of a pool day looks like. This is the IRL edition.

Momentum Starts with Mom: The Great Inconvenient Truth of the Summer

We are moms, knee-deep into summer, and we hold this truth to be self evident: that nothing, absolutely positively nothing in the summer happens without our involvement. Our kids cannot go anywhere, eat anything, put clothes on, go to sleep, and sometimes, if we’re really winning, use the restroom without our supervision. I was only […]

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Band Moms Rock: How My Working Mom Made It Work

Recently I heard some of my friends talking about chaperoning elementary school field trips. My kid isn’t to that age yet, so it’s interesting to hear other moms talk about their experiences. Some love it. Some go because they can. And some were never able to go because of work. My parents divorced when I […]

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Teal’s the Deal for NOCC

Teal. It had never been a color I’d given a lot of thought to. I mean, it’s pretty, and I had always associated it with mermaids, but to add it to my wardrobe and my hair? Six years ago, I would have said, “You must be joking.” But six years ago, I didn’t know my […]

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Free Summer Coloring Page

  Here we are, right in the middle of summer. The days are long and so very hot here in San Antonio. I am always on the lookout for a fun and easy indoor activity to escape the heat. Grab your Crayons and markers, and print out this fun, free summer coloring sheet! Don’t forget […]

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