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Homeschooling 101: Answers to Common Questions

Homeschooling can be a conversation stopper or starter. I shy away from people wanting details about curricula and levels of my kids. I’ve also quietly excused myself after responses of “I could never homeschool my children.” (Great news! No one’s asking!) Many are genuinely curious about how it works. I can only talk about what works for us. […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend ¡Primavera! San Antonio’s Spring Family Event

¡Primavera!, San Antonio’s Spring Family Event is just two weeks away, and we are getting ready for a fun, family-filled afternoon! Why should you attend ¡Primavera!? We’ll tell you! 10. Special appearances will be taking place throughout the afternoon. Between 3:00–4:00 P.M., visit with Elsa and Ana with Teacups & Tiaras and enjoy their singing […]

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San Antonio’s Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants: Round Two!

When we launched in 2013, we posted our favorite San Antonio Kid-Friendly Restaurants. This is one of our top-viewed posts and includes The Cove, Big’z, MoMak’s, Purple Garlic, Two Brothers BBQ, and Chris Madrid’s. Since then, we’ve had many San Antonio parents share other kid-friendly spots that either were undiscovered by our team when we wrote […]

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Weekend Roundup: March 28-29

It’s going to be a gorgeous weekend in San Antonio! Saturday, March 28 Famers Market at the Cibolo Elephant and Piggie at The Magik Theatre Teddy Bear Sleepover Farmers Market at the Cibolo Wake Up, Brother Bear Rainforest Adventure at San Antonio Botanical Garden 10TH ANNUAL EASTER EGGStravaganza on the grounds of MORGANS WONDERLAND Summer […]

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Styled by My Child

We just adored the recent rash of toddler- and kid-styled fashion bloggers and couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon. Our thoughtful and seriously stylish (or style-challenged?) offspring dressed us for the day, and here, for your viewing pleasure, are the results and photographic evidence of the experiment (with our best fashion blogger impersonations—because none of […]

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Motherhood: More Than Skin Deep—Call for San Antonio Moms

In honor of Mother’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog will be celebrating the changes that women go through—mentally, emotionally, and physically—when they become mothers. As part of this series, we want to capture and celebrate what motherhood looks like and the beautiful ways our bodies change when we become moms. This includes moms who earned […]

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The World’s Greatest Marriage Tips

Ladies and gentlemen, if the movies Gone Girl and This is 40 have taught me anything, it’s that there are two types of marriages: the kind where you can joke about putting your spouse in a wood chipper, and the kind where you can’t. If you’re not sure which type you have, you definitely have […]

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Top 15 San Antonio Coffee Shops

We moms take our caffeine very seriously. Lucky for us, San Antonio has a very robust coffee scene. These places may not replace your ol’ reliable drive-thru coffee shop (and especially not the Target Starbucks), but if you’re going to get out of the car, you might as well support local businesses and get a cup of […]

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Passover Events in San Antonio

Time to get out the seder plate you made in second grade and your grandma’s complimentary Maxwell Coffee Haggadah! It’s nearly Pesach! For a listing of Passover events and activities happening around San Antonio, read below: This list was compiled from the following local sources: The Jewish Federation of San Antonio, Barshop Jewish Community Center of […]

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San Antonio Spotlight: Autism Community Network

As part of the San Antonio community, we at Alamo City Moms Blog feel strongly that we are part of something bigger than the small worlds we operate in daily. San Antonio is a city rich with incredible not-for-profit organizations and resources that support different needs of San Antonio families, mothers, and children. Once a month, […]

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