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What I Wish I Had Done Sooner: Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) Lessons

Disclaimer: Drownings can occur with experienced swimmers; please find a teaching method of swimming that fits your family. This is the experience of the writer and cannot substitute for your own research and/or experiences. No two children are the same, and every child may respond to teaching methods differently. My overachieving tendencies began at a […]

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2018 Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio

Summertime is fast approaching, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Vacation Bible School offers children a chance to immerse themselves in a week-long camp with a biblical theme. Crafts, games, songs, and fun are common threads in [...]
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A Scavenger Hunt Tween Party

This might just be the easiest party we’ve ever hosted. My son turned 12 earlier this year, and crummy weather foiled our original plans for his birthday party. In a semi-frantic state we brainstormed ideas for Plan B. There were some really desperate choices in there, but I’m telling you about Plan B because, honestly, […]

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Sing Your Heart Out at the Aztec’s “Grease” Sing-A-Long

This post is a paid placement from the Aztec Theater. ACMB is partnering with the Aztec for this fun movie screening and sing-a-long event.  Whether your favorite song is “Greased Lightning” or “Beauty School Dropout,” odds are you know at least a handful of lyrics to the original high school musical Grease. Great news, mamas! […]

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A Visit to Bracken Village

Sometimes the greatest treasures live in your own backyard. While I’ve lived in Garden Ridge over four years and driven down FM 2252 a number of times, I’ve only visited a couple of shops in the charming Bracken Village. A rare sunny San Antonio day in February presented the perfect opportunity to explore. Billed as […]

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Be Dramatic! Introducing Kids to Theater

We moms aren’t usually looking to add more drama to our lives, but comedy and music? Yes, please! So why not add some theater to your activity list? Yes, I’m talking taking kids to a theater that doesn’t include a cartoon running on a big movie screen. I hear you: kids are too noisy; they […]

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