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A Tale of Two Friends: Meet the San Antonio Moms Behind Time Out Sitters

We are thrilled to have partnered with our advertising sponsor Time Out Sitters, owned by two local moms for this sponsored post. Time Out Sitters works with a number of families in San Antonio to provide top-notch babysitting services.  A Life-Long Friendship We’re sure you’ve heard about how our beautiful friendship was formed in a sixth grade classroom […]

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Back-to-School Safety Tips

Back-to-School Safety Tips from University Health System

Alamo City Moms Blog has partnered with University Health System to bring important information to our readers. This is a sponsored post provided by Jennifer Northway, the Director of Injury Prevention at UHS. WHEW! YOU DID IT! You made it through the first day of school. Outfits chosen. Pictures taken. Tears shed. You made it […]

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Fatherhood, Pink Floyd, and Connecting With Your Kids (2)

Fatherhood

In honor of Father’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog is bringing you a series of posts written by local dads about topics related to fatherhood.  “Fatherhood” For Kierian and Luca   Being your father is a book I am reading as I write, Accepting or replacing The words as I go, words Written by my father, […]

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On Being a Dad

In honor of Father’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog is bringing you a series of posts written by local dads about topics related to fatherhood.  I became a father on a snowy Sunday in February, 1980. The Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, had started several days earlier. Eric Heiden won five individual gold […]

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Fatherhood, Pink Floyd, and Connecting With Your Kids (1)

Unexpected Blessings

In honor of Father’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog is bringing you a series of posts written by local dads about topics related to fatherhood.  Ah, the “joys” of fatherhood… The sleepless nights, the sound of crying (yours and theirs and Mommy’s), the fear for their fragile little lives, and of course, the diapers. Always the […]

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I'm a Dad, Not a Babysitter

I’m a Dad, Not a Babysitter

In honor of Father’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog is bringing you a series of posts written by local dads about topics related to fatherhood.  A few years ago, when my kids were younger and my wife and I were discussing who would watch the kids one night while she was planning an evening out […]

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#GirlDad

#GirlDad

In honor of Father’s Day, Alamo City Moms Blog is bringing you a series of posts written by local dads about topics related to fatherhood.  “What do you mean? Are you sure it is a/another girl?” I know fathers who have felt this way, at least initially, and before my first daughter was born I […]

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Battle Scars

It is hard for me to tell people that I had a crisis pregnancy. When you hear that phrase, you probably are like me and picture a young single girl, afraid to become a parent all on her own. But the truth for me is that I was already married, we both had great jobs, […]

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Hiking at Fort Davis

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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Beat the Body Blues

Three Ways to Beat the Summer Body Blues

July’s arrival means there’s a good chance you’ve already survived summer’s biggest downer: swimsuit shopping! But, there’s also a good chance that you haven’t been able to lose those pounds you vowed you’d get off before you wore it. That can lead to one of two outcomes. Either you’re sweating it out in your yoga […]

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