Kids, Parents, Educators

San Antonio Zoo: Bug Mania

Tweet San Antonio Zoo: Bug Mania Get ready to bug out! Bug Mania! is taking over the zoo through September 3rd. These huge replicas of bugs will be scattered throughout the entire zoo, inspiring our guests to appreciate the roles these creatures play in a diverse animal world. Plus, educators will give you the chance […]

Pants for the School Dance

Tweet Pants for the School Dance This past Friday, Jaden had a school dance at her middle school.  If you have met Jaden (in-person or on the internet) you’ll know that she has her own style and she expresses herself through what she wears. She has one of the unofficially largest collections of Star Wars […]

San Antonio Zoo Lights

Tweet As a part of being the San Antonio zoo’s blog troop I’m excited take advantage of these media previews but everything listed as my own opinion based on my own personal experiences.  Last night my husband, daughter, and I enjoyed a wonderful evening at the San Antonio Zoo. Starting November 18, 2016 through January […]

2016 San Antonio Zoo Boo!

Tweet 2016 San Antonio Zoo Boo! October and football season is well underway but starting to also finally cool off (ish.) One of the fabulous perks of being a part of the San Antonio Zoo Troop of Bloggers is getting insider tips and tricks to upcoming events. In October, the Zoon is all about Zoo Boo! I brought […]

2015 Dragon Con Costumes

Tweet 2015 Dragon Con Costumes In the spirit of getting ready for Alamo City Comic Con check out these pictures from Hotlanta where Dragon Con is going on right now! 1987 marked the beginning of Dragon Con. John Bunnell, David Cody, Robert Dennis, Mike Helba, Pat Henry, and Ed Kramer formed the original Dragon Con Board […]

Back-to-School Parenting Hacks

Tweet Back-to-School Parenting Hacks *Posted in partnership with 5W Public Relations. I enjoyed trying each new product and made recommendations from my experiences with them. Check out my segment on #GreatDaySA @KENS5 for Back to School Parent Hacks! One of the most important things about back to school is getting back into the routine of things. When I […]

Printable Post-It Lunch Notes

Tweet Printable Post-It Lunch Notes So I am always experimenting with paper craft ideas, and I’ve always wanted to try printing on Post-It notes. I love the idea of customizing Post-It notes to my daughter to add to her school lunches.  In addition to the lunch note printables you can find on Pinterest, I wanted to add some […]

Preparing for the Back to School

Tweet Preparing for the Back to School *I’ll be updating as I learn more too! As I get my 12 year old ready for her 7th grade year to start I realized there are so many things to do in order to “be prepared’. This blog post will be loaded like a baked potato with everything you need […]

Learn to SwimToday with Dara Torres

Tweet Learn to SwimToday with Dara Torres *This post is sponsored by MomTrends and SwimToday. I had the incredible opportunity to spend the afternoon at Northside Swim Center, with SwimToday ambassador, Dara Torres, five-time Olympic  swimming champion. Through SwimToday, teams nationwide are inviting new swimmers and families to experience the sport with incentives such as free swim team […]

2015 Cardboard Kids Campaign

Tweet Today and tomorrow ChildSafe will be out in the public handing out thousands of Cardboard Kids! Send your friends, family, and co-workers to visit us this Friday, March 13th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 AM to 6:00PM at North Star, Rolling Oaks, Shops at La Cantera, or […]

Institute for Women’s Health SuperMom Contest

Tweet Institute for Women’s Health SuperMom Contest The Institute for Women’s Health has announced a social media contest to recognize great moms who do so much to nurture the next generation of San Antonio leaders. Launched during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, San Antonio’s largest OB/GYN practice is inviting area mothers to participate in the “What’s […]

The Marshmallow Test of Success

Tweet The Marshmallow Test of Success While I was picking up Jaden from my parent’s house, my dad showed me a clip from PBS that he saved on DVR for me to watch. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy TWO marshmallows later. […]