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Giraffes at the San Antonio Zoo

Catch a Long Neck at the San Antonio Zoo!

As a mom, I tip my hat to giraffe mamas throughout the world—they carry their babies 15 months. Read that again: 15 MONTHS! To top it off, they do everything standing up: eat, sleep, give birth, and probably even make those babies, too! If you’re in San Antonio, stop by and witness the majestic beauty […]

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San Antonio Scoop: Family Fun in the Alamo City for November 27-December 3

We hope you have/had a lovely, not-too-stressful Thanksgiving. If you’re planning to skip Black Friday, there’s a great variety of alternatives to the shopping madness in the week ahead. This list does not include several holiday-themed events also taking place this week. You can check out the 2015 San Antonio Holiday Event Guide for more. Ongoing/Multi-day November […]

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“My Doctor Labeled My Son As ADHD, Wrote A Script For Adderall, And Sent Us On Our Way”

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Vital Life Wellness Center. The realization of Dr. Bernice Gonzalez’s vision for medicine, Vital Life Wellness Center combines today’s technology with yesterday’s care. Today, Dr. Gonzalez shares some information about children diagnosed with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and invites anyone interested in learning more […]

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Raising Givers

I’m teaching my kids to be givers. It’s no easy feat in this day and age of entitlement. Not long ago, one of my kids demanded a new gadget: “I want it. So-and-so has one, so why can’t I?” (Insert “I Want it Now” a la Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.) […]

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Behold the display at the front of the store at my local Walmart aka Gift Card Central.

How the Gift Card Stole Christmas (But Not on My Watch)

They finally put the red tinsel over the doors at Walmart, which means I’ve officially been given the green light to mentally prep the Christmas plans I won’t find the motivation to actually implement until—oh, I don’t know—December 22 (or whenever Amazon’s Last Day For Guaranteed Shipping happens to fall). Yes, I’m talking about gift-giving. […]

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Ten Things I Am NOT Thankful for

10 Things I Am NOT Thankful for

  I would like to preface this post by saying please do not be offended or try to convince me that I need to start being thankful for the things I am about to list. I am working with my kids to state one thing we are thankful for each day of the month, but […]

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Shop2Care: Giving Back to San Antonio Throughout the Holiday Season

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post from Shop2Care. Alamo City Moms Blog partners with brands and organizations that we know our readers will enjoy, and we are especially thrilled about this app that allows San Antonians to support our community through the holidays! Ah, the holiday season is upon us, and next Friday, Black Friday, […]

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San Antonio Scoop: Family Fun in the Alamo City for November 20-26

It’s Thanksgiving week. What to do with the kids? Well if you’re looking for something to do as a family or need a place to take the kids during the day, you’ll find some helpful info below. This week I found several events geared towards teens, which is great! Plus, if you missed Diwali at La Villita last […]

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