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Fourth of July Fireworks & Festivities

Fireworks and barbecues, parades and patriotism. Whether you’re hoping to watch a small-town parade or take in some Texas-style live music, this list has you covered. We’ve included events happening in both San Antonio and surrounding areas, where you can make your own family memories. Have yourself a safe Independence Day! June 30 Freedom Fiesta, 6:00 […]

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Valentine’s Day Butterfly Craft with Kids

My daughter has inherited my crafty genes and will “do projects” any chance she gets. We have piles of things cut, glued, glittered, and stuck together everywhere. I try to channel this creative energy into projects that are somewhat organized and, more importantly, will leave my house! Valentine’s Day provides a perfect excuse to use […]

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Sharing the Love by Sharing Yourself: Getting the Valentine’s Day You Really Want

It’s just around the corner, you guys. Good plans, bad plans, no plans, some plans. Everybody is crazy on… Valentine’s Day. The day of over-priced cards, flowers, chocolates, and—dare I say?—lingerie. (I realize that last one can be a fairly weighted word in mom world.) It’s also the day that we feel the most social pressure […]

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Celebrating the Magic of the Season without Religion

Though Christmas is a religious holiday, many non-Christians celebrate this season. Along with approximately 20% of all Americans, my family considers themselves irreligious, yet we still celebrate Christmas (and Easter too!). We have many friends who do the same. Why do we celebrate? I can only speak for myself, but simply, because we always have. […]

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The December Mom: A True Christmas Miracle

While I might be biased, I think moms are kinda the best thing in the world. Seriously, we rock. We cook, clean, make sure everyone is happy (oh, the laughable, impossible task!), and try so darn hard at pretty much everything all day long so that our family might find pleasure in their lives. This […]

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