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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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The Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

We took a family trip for Easter weekend to explore and do nothing Easter-related. Sound odd? Last Easter was the start of dark days for us, a horrendous weekend that left us on shaky ground for months. I was determined we would recover and find a way to mark how far we’d come. Every parenting […]

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San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Lassoing Some Fun at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Let’s rodeo, San Antonio! Sounds fun, but not sure where to start, especially with little ones in tow? Don’t worry—the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has something for everyone, it’s not difficult to navigate, and you’ll have a good time. Like the commercials say, the rodeo is more than an eight-second ride. We’ve been […]

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fine motor skills

Free (or Almost Free) Activities to Build Fine Motor Skills!

Looking for something new or different to entertain and engage your littles? Why not add some free—or almost free—activities that are fun and can help your kids develop their fine motor skills? That’s anything that helps those fingers and muscles learn. If you can do activities that are fun, they’ll have no idea that what […]

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Knowing When to Keep Sick Kids

Knowing When to Keep Sick Ones Home

It’s that time of year. Mother Nature is bipolar, giving us temperatures ranging from blazing to freezing in a matter of hours. Everyone is trapped indoors, coughing. Sniffles begin, and germs go wild. No matter how many times you say, “Please cover your mouth when you cough/sneeze,” or, “Please don’t wipe your nose with your […]

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Gifting Memories This Holiday Season

Gifting Memories This Holiday Season

As I build my Christmas list and work to check things off, a thought keeps coming to mind: “These are just things.” While I know my little has a long list of things he’d love to see appear under the tree, I’m not looking to check off items on that list. My heart wants to […]

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Alamo City Moms Blog (2)

It’s OK to Say No: Missing Out on FOMO*

*FOMO: Fear of Missing Out, a condition often brought on by social media. I don’t know about you, but many weeks—well, let’s be honest, all weeks—are a juggernaut of school, work, activities, appointments, errands, commitments, and events. Some days you’re not sure how you’ll make it to the kids’ bedtime, let alone your own. Those […]

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