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Explore San Antonio’s Greenway Trails System

Whether it’s walking the dog at a neighborhood park, flying a kite in an open field, or mountain biking on a trail, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors in San Antonio. Green spaces are essential to the… Continue Reading →

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Fostering Dogs as a Family Community Service Activity

For many families, this summer is no doubt a summer like no other. Trips, camps, lessons, fun gatherings with family and friends, activities that normally keep our calendars steadily filled, have been postponed or cancelled leaving us to wonder what… Continue Reading →

Life Skills Outdoors Social-Emotional
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Solar Oven S’mores

In South Texas, we get plenty of sunshine in the summer.  We get so much sun that you can even cook food in a solar oven. Pandemic parenting means working with what you’ve got, right? So, on this summer solstice,… Continue Reading →

Outdoors STEM
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Family Basketball Day

I take it for granted that I grew up in a home that loved sports. I know not every home had the privilege to play a sport or even gain the knowledge of how to, but for me these experiences… Continue Reading →

Outdoors Social-Emotional
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Stay Green at Home

Another hot San Antonio summer is on the horizon. And Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) is here with tips and tools for making this the greenest summer yet—with a variety of fun, earth-friendly activities for moms and kids of all ages… Continue Reading →

Outdoors STEM
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Discover Math All Around Us

Let me start by admitting and owning that I’m a bit of a math geek—sometimes I find myself up until three or four in the morning working on a brain teaser, and I absolutely love playing strategic board games that… Continue Reading →

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