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First Day of School Printable Signs

  Summer is starting to wind down, and back-to-school craziness is about to hit full steam. The first day of school is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for those obligatory back-to-school photos! Like many of you, I take these photos of my boys every year and love looking back to see […]

I’m Just a Mom

    Eighteen years ago, I became a mom. From that day on I’ve done my best to be just a mom. Along the way I’ve tried and failed, did and didn’t, walked and ran, and stumbled more times than I can count. I’ve made hard decisions I never thought I’d have to make. I’ve […]

I Am a San Antonio Mom: State Representative Candidate Celina Montoya

Whether we like it or not, politics will be dominating the news cycles across the country for the rest of the year. Sadly, Texas is known for its extremely low voter turnout, having had only 28.5% of eligible voters cast a ballot in the 2014 midterm elections—second-worst in the entire country. Could 2018 be the […]

Pick Your Poison: Summer vs. School

I can’t decide if it was a million years ago or just a month ago that I was desperately calling for the start of summer. Overwhelmed with end-of-year assignments, finals, performances, and parties, I was ready to kick May to the curb. The idea of packing one more lunch made me apoplectic. Frantically loading up […]

Easy Summer Activity: DIY Story Stones

Maybe because it’s almost primal—the basic figures, the rough outlines, the marking on rocks—but this was one of my favorite camp activities as a child, and every elementary school class I taught enjoyed making and using Story Stones. The most basic of storytelling tools and play things, Story Stones easily facilitate imaginative play, vocabulary development, […]

Instill a Love of Learning at La Petite Academy

City Moms Blog Network is pleased to bring you this sponsored post from Learning Care Group and La Petite Academy®. “Is it really worth it to send my child to preschool? Can you really teach a two-year-old?” As an early childhood educator and mother of three young children, I can tell you firsthand that the […]


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