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Zika Update

Zika Update: Recently, a CDC statement confirmed a link between the Zika virus and the development of microcephaly in fetuses of pregnant women. I spoke again with our resident expert, Patrick S. Ramsey, MD, MSPH, of the University of Texas Health Science Center. “There really is no change in the level of concern today than when […]

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Come Celebrate Eva’s Heroes 10th Birthday During “Baskets & Blankets” on May 1

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Eva’s Heroes and allow them to share news of their Baskets & Blankets family event on May 1st at Brackenridge Park. Everybody loves a picnic. It’s great to catch up with friends, share in the excitement, laughter, food and drinks, and wonderful memories that are made […]

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Take a Visit to the National Parks of Texas with Your Kids

For many of us, a road trip to a national park is a beloved ritual shared across generations—an all-American family vacation to places filled with natural beauty, world-changing history, and great childhood memories. Our national parks have always offered a chance for families to spend time together and discover something new. Today, some parks also [...]
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Flying with Kids Through the Ages

One of the (very, very) few benefits of having a traveling spouse is the ability to take advantage of the frequent flier miles that he accrues through the years. My family has done our fair share of flying on those miles. Our first flight was when my oldest was eight weeks old, and since then, […]

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When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn't Work

When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn’t Work

Every now and then then I wistfully reflect on my breastfeeding experience with my two sons, now ages seven and five. Recently, my memories of lullabies and rocking chairs came to a screeching halt when I thought about one breastfeeding issue that most women don’t give much thought to: weaning. When my seven-year-old was first […]

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Domestic Violence: No Boundaries

Like freckles, left-handedness, and curly hair, domestic violence knows no boundaries. It thrives in affluent homes, comfortable suburban cul-de-sacs, rural midwestern farms, high-rise apartments, and auspicious public housing. Every day, women of all ages, races, and social status are pummeled with words and fists and held captive with invisible shackles. Domestic violence afflicts working women, […]

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2016 Guide to Vacation Bible School in San Antonio

2016 Guide to Vacation Bible School in San Antonio

Summertime is fast approaching, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Vacation Bible School offers children a chance to immerse themselves in a week-long camp with a biblical theme. Crafts, games, songs, and fun are common threads in [...]
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True Confessions: Fiesta Isn’t My Thing

Hi, my name is Dawn, and I’m just not into Fiesta. I heard those collective gasps. There isn’t a support group for people who aren’t into Fiesta? No “Fiesta Ambivalence Anonymous,” otherwise known as “I Live in San Antonio, But I Don’t Do Fiesta”? I’m willing to be the founding member. You’re still gasping for […]

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Summer Doesn’t Have to Be A Bummer

Our partners at Love to Swim and Tumble School offer a wonderful “No Bummer Summer Camp” for kids to stay active all summer long. Today they’re sharing one mom’s perspective on why her kiddos will attend. For some of us, summer is a time of relaxation, exploration, and vacations. We celebrate time with friends and family […]

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