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The Best Water Games for Kids

July 16, 2018  |  Categories: Activities

It’s no secret how hot Texas summers can get, which is why you do not want to skip over this blog post. While there are many ways to cool off in the summer, such as enjoying popsicles or just staying inside,  there’s nothing quite as fun as beating the summer heat with some old-fashioned water…

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Firework Cupcakes for the 4th of July

July 1, 2018  |  Categories: Recipes

This week we’re celebrating America’s 242nd birthday, also known as the 4th of July. And what better way to celebrate this holiday than with firework cupcakes? We’re sharing one of our favorite recipes below. It’s simple, festive, and delicious! Firework Cupcake Recipe Ingredients: Cupcake mix (and ingredients to make) Vanilla frosting One black licorice wheel…

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Summer Activities for Kids in San Antonio

June 25, 2018  |  Categories: Activities

School is out and summer is finally here! San Antonio is full of fun things to do, and we wanted to share some activities that would be perfect for your family this summer. From crafty afternoons to outdoor movie nights, we’ve got something here for your family. (If you’re in Austin, be sure to check…

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Summer Activities for Kids in Austin

June 18, 2018  |  Categories: Activities

Summer is just a few days away, and we’ve got a list full of summer activities in Austin that your kids will love. Pick your favorite activity to try from our list below, or try them all this summer! Go to the Austin Zoo The Austin Zoo is the perfect place for a warm, summer…

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DIY Father’s Day Gifts

June 11, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Father’s Day is next Sunday, June 17th. Dads do so much for their families every day of the year, and we love getting to celebrate them on Father’s Day every year.  If you’re looking for some kid-friendly crafts for the dads or granddads in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these…

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Frozen Treats to Keep You Cool This Summer

June 4, 2018  |  Categories: Recipes

Summer is right around the corner, but it’s already getting pretty warm here in Texas! These frozen treats will keep you and your kiddos nice and cool on those hot summer days. Plus, they’re primarily fruit-based, so you don’t have to feel guilty for enjoying them all summer long. Frozen Grapes If you’re looking for…

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6 Memorial Day Facts to Teach Your Kids

May 25, 2018  |  Categories: Parent Resources

In the excitement of a 3-day weekend, cookouts, parades, and summer being so near, it’s easy to ignore or forget about the true meaning of Memorial Day. While this long weekend gives us time to spend with our families and loved ones, Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring those who have fallen…

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The Best Sensory Activities for Preschoolers

May 21, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care

Last week we shared some of our favorite sensory activities for toddlers. So this week it’s all about the preschoolers! As children develop and become more familiar with different sights and sounds, more advanced sensory activities will help them make new connections and discoveries about the world around them. These sensory activities are unique, fun,…

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The Best Sensory Activities for Toddlers

May 14, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Child Development, Parent and Child Activities

Sensory activities are activities that stimulate one or more of the five senses: touch, sight, sound, smell, and taste. Such activities introduce children to new textures, tastes, smells, and more, allowing children to observe and experiment new things in a safe, familiar environment. We’ve put together a list of some of the best sensory activities…

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