Traveling with a Toddler and a Teen: The DC Area

I’m probably not alone in this thought: traveling with kids is hard. It’s difficult regardless of the age of the child, but for me, the toddler years are rough when traveling. Add a… Continue reading

Teaching Toddlers About the Night Sky with My First Telescope

If you follow my blog, you’re probably aware that I’ve tried to gets my kiddos outdoors as much as possible. That’s getting more and more difficult in the Texas heat, so we’re now… Continue reading

Santikos: Watch a Movie, Help a Charity 

I love a company with a cause, and I’m excited to share that every purchase at the new Casa Blanca Theatre at Alamo Ranch benefits the local community.  A Movie Viewing Experience Like… Continue reading

Schlitterbahn Waterpark: A Favorite for Tots and Teens

The Memorial holiday is always a little teaser for the soon-to-be summer, and we decided to break summer in early at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels. By this time in the school year… Continue reading

Family Friendly Fun with the San Antonio Symphony

Enjoy a free simulcast at the Tobin Center Riverwalk Plaza of the San Antonio Symphony’s performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto followed by Mahler’s monumental “Titan” Symphony at the Tobin Center for the… Continue reading

Cool off in New Braunfels

It’s The Year of Anniversaries!World’s Most Award Winning Uphill Water Coaster, The Master Blaster, turns 20: The Schlitterbahn New Braunfels park is home to a guest favorite, the world famous Master Blaster. Built… Continue reading

The Great Outdoors

As a kid I played in the street. A lot. I played kickball with the neighborhood kids, I rode my bike, yelled “you’re it” and then ran, and drank from the hose. My… Continue reading

It’s Not Just About the Ducks

I can still remember walking through the grass, partial loaf of bread in hand, scanning the pond for ducks. As a kid my grandfather took me regularly to feed the ducks at the… Continue reading

Is Your Child Afraid of the Doctor Too? This Might Help. 

I dread taking MJ to the doctor. It’s awful. She’s terrified and cries the entire time. She cries so loudly I can rarely hear what the doctor says. Not only is it a… Continue reading

A Christmastime Tradition

There’s something magical about The Nutcracker at Christmastime. As a little girl I got dressed in my fanciest dress and enjoyed the show, just me and my mom. It’s a wonderful memory, one… Continue reading