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4 Local Halloween Activities You Won’t Want to Miss

October 17, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Looking for some great family fun this Halloween season that’s more treat than trick? You won’t want to miss these local events! The San Antonio Natatorium will offer a haunted swim as well a haunted house and maze, scary storytelling, a pumpkin patch, and terrifying tube races on October 22nd from 1-3 p.m. Designated for kids…

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Creative Halloween Costumes Under $20

October 10, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Halloween costumes made their appearance on store shelves as soon as the school supply surplus was moved, so chances are you’ve been eyeing their price tags for well over a month. If spending more than $20 so your child can ask for candy that you aren’t going to let him eat seems a bit much,…

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Austin Parent Support Groups

October 3, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Just as there is no shortage of things to do in Austin, there is no shortage of communities to inspire, encourage, and equip you in your parenting journey. Finding a support group, or a group of like-minded parents to hang out with, is as simple as a quick Google search. But we’ve made it even easier…

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Pumpkin Spice Play Dough: The Ultimate Fall Craft

September 26, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

    It’s fall, y’all! From cool, crisp days to pumpkins and mums and campfires and apple cider, we’re ready for it all. In today’s world, however, there is nothing more iconic of fall than pumpkin spice. Since the kids are a little young for Starbucks, though, try this play dough recipe instead! You can…

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Tips for Making School Less Intimidating

September 19, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Some kids can’t wait for school to start. They’re wired for the social interaction and stamina a new school year brings and have no qualms about new classrooms, new teachers, and new friends. But other children find the start to a new school year intimidating and overwhelming. Sometimes these kids exhibit shyness or anxiety and…

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Get Social with Country Home Learning Center

September 12, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Social media is a great tool for interacting with parents and caregivers. Of course, it can also be an excellent way to discover new ideas, parenting tips, and fun local events. Country Home Learning Center is active on several social media channels and invites you to join them in sharing new ideas and information. Facebook…

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Fall Activities for San Antonio Kids

September 5, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

There’s a bit of crisp in these early mornings signaling fall is in the air. Embrace the coming beautiful days in San Antonio with this sampling of family friendly events and places. What better way to enjoy family time than to explore new places with a fun, educational twist? Cibolo Nature Center offers Kids Club at the…

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Healthy Afternoon Snack Smoothies

August 22, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Getting into the routine of back to school means you’ll be dealing with hungry kids at pick up time. Hold them off until supper with an afternoon smoothie packed full of vitamins and nutrients. A simple smoothie can up your child’s fruit and vegetable intake as well. Yogurt is a known source of energy-giving B12…

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Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas

August 15, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

Whether elated by the return to school’s routine, or saddened by summer’s end, you’re surely ready to make sure this school year gets off to a great start. The kids have backpacks full of shiny new supplies, the stores are stocking for winter even though it’s still summer temperatures, and the teachers have created classrooms…

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San Antonio Parenting Community Groups

August 8, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care

While parenting will no doubt bring some of life’s greatest joys, it can also be one of the loneliest of jobs. This seems ironic given the busyness of a child’s schedule—school, lessons, and play dates. But while we are doing all of these things for our children, we might be missing out on the true…

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