Kids, Parents, Educators

LEGO KidsFest | Austin Texas

Tweet If your child is obsessed with LEGO brick building…or you’re just a big kid at heart, check out the LEGO KidsFest! The LEGO® KidsFest national tour stops in Texas at the Austin Convention Center with three acres of creative hands-on LEGO building for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. […]

South Texas Heritage Center at Witte Museum

Tweet Saturday, May 26, 2012, will be the grand opening of the Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum.  This two-story, 20,000 square foot addition will serve as the permanent home for the Witte’s South Texas collections.  Visitors will be able to experience over 150 years of change […]

Safe Search Settings for YouTube and Google

Tweet As a mom and IT geek, I wanted to write a quick blog post to remind parents (and people who ever let kids play with their mobile devices or computers) to update the safe search settings for YouTube and Google. YouTube: go to http://www.youtube.com/…if you’re on a mobile device it will redirect you to their […]

Valentine’s Day Printables

Tweet If you’re like me and LOVE printables, you enjoy these Valentine’s Day themed ones! I have found over 40 printable valentines for kids and adults, whether you’re handing them out at school or your special someone. Happy Valentine’s Day! Download pdfs by clicking on printable’s images Blog images go directly to the “printable”-related blog […]

2011 Frost | Westin La Cantera

Tweet For people living in Sam Antonio or just visiting, the winter holidays are one of the best times of years. One family tradition we have enjoyed for the past two years is provided by the Westin La Cantera. This luxurious resort paints a beautifully festive backdrop to kick off the yuletide season with plenty […]

2011 Kids Summer Reading Programs

Tweet Free stuff for reading? Yes please! Check out this list of retailers and local libraries offering incentives for kids to read with their families or on their own this summer! Beat the heat and reap the rewards, literally! In no particular order here are a bunch of great programs!       Barnes & […]

2011 Lemonade Day San Antonio

Tweet Last year was the first time San Antonio, TX participated in Lemonade Day. While their goal was 1,500 kids participating, San Antonio had 3,300 participants, the most every for an inaugural city! In 2011, their goal is 7,500!  On May 1, 2011, any kid (or young at heart) is encouraged to not only open […]

Best FREE Preschool iPhone apps

Tweet I don’t even need to own an iPhone to know how helpful a few strategically downloaded games can be when it comes to entertaining your child (or someone else’s!)  Here are one’s that I have downloaded on other people’s phones or that were recommended to me! All the apps are free to download and […]

FREE Summer Events for Kids | 2010

Tweet Find out how to keep your children entertained for FREE this summer! This blog post contains tons of places that are offering FREE events for your kids to participate in this summer. Don’t forget to check out my post on how you can get free stuff, just for reading to your kid here! National […]

2010 Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Tweet This summer when your kids start to get bored, remind them that they can make money and get lots of fun free stuff, simply by reading a couple minutes each day!  We participated in a lot of these programs last year and had an incredible time! Across the nation, Half Price Books is offering […]