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Beef Is My Love Language: A Date Night Guide to San Antonio Steakhouses | Alamo City Moms Blog

Beef Is My Love Language: A Date Night Guide to San Antonio Steakhouses

San Antonio has a tradition of great steaks and steakhouses—and you might be surprised by the variety of what’s available. My husband and I love going to steakhouses for date nights and to celebrate special occasions as a family. Here is a guide to our favorites around town, and what we like about them. Having […]

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New and exciting things coming to San Antonio in 2017 and beyond | Alamo City Moms Blog

New and Exciting Things Coming to San Antonio in 2017 and Beyond

We already love San Antonio, and it seems like it’s getting better all the time. To share our excitement, here is a list of shops, restaurants, attractions, and more that are coming to San Antonio in 2017 and beyond. Retail Bookshelves, bedrooms, toys, meatballs…what has inspired you to drive a hundred miles to Round Rock, […]

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Making Lemonade at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are exciting because they are an opportunity to get to know the person that your child becomes when he/she is at school. (Unless you are a homeschooler; then you are just talking to yourself, and that’s OK.) However, parent-teacher conferences also make me anxious. Are problems happening at school I’m not aware of? […]

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"Meet Me at Clarity": Children's Mental Health at Clarity Child Guidance Center - children's mental health care in San Antonio | Alamo City Moms Blog

“Meet Me at Clarity”: Children’s Mental Health at Clarity Child Guidance Center

When children in San Antonio experience a mental health crisis, where do they go? Every year, thousands of children find help at Clarity Child Guidance Center, a facility that serves children ages 3–17 with inpatient and outpatient mental health services. I recommend that you, too, take an hour on a Friday morning to attend a “Meet […]

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Grand Tour of San Antonio Public Library branches #acmbmysapl | Alamo City Moms Blog

Summer Grand Tour of San Antonio Public Library Branches

This summer, my kids and I are participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club at the San Antonio Public Library. We’ve done the program for several years in a row, but this year we are raising the bar. Our goal is to not just read the requisite number of books, but also enjoy the events that are part […]

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Sensing ratios in Mathletics at the DoSeum | Alamo City Moms Blog

Mathletics at the DoSeum Is a Summer Workout for Math Skills

We have partnered with The DoSeum to bring relevant and important information to ACMB Readers through this sponsored post. Mathletics is the first summertime special exhibit at the DoSeum, San Antonio’s museum for children. The exhibit has fun, math-related activities for a range of ages, and encourages kids to go out into their world this summer […]

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Mask - Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Witte Museum | Alamo City Moms Blog

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Witte Museum

This summer, the Witte Museum is hosting a big, new exhibit called Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed in an amazing new space, the Mays Family Center. It’s a fun and well-balanced exhibit that will teach you and your kids about art, science, math, and history. You should make plans now to take your family to see Maya this summer, […]

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Exciting Times for Education: Notes from the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum on April 21, 2016 at the Pearl Stable | Alamo City Moms Blog

Exciting Times for Education: Notes from the San Antonio Regional Public PK–12 Education Forum

It’s an exciting time to be raising educated children in San Antonio. That’s what I learned at the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum at the Pearl Stable last month. On April 21, 2016, a group of state and local education leaders held a panel discussion to talk about current challenges. They also presented a picture of […]

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Celebrating Closing the Achievement Gap at the IDEA Public Schools San Antonio Annual Luncheon honoring Mayor Ivy R. Taylor | Alamo City Moms Blog

Celebrating Closing the Achievement Gap at the IDEA Public Schools 2016 San Antonio Luncheon

On February 24, 2016, at the annual IDEA Public Schools San Antonio luncheon, school leaders presented San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor with the Closing the Achievement Gap Award. Mayor Taylor’s vision and attention to detail have helped Rio Grande Valley-based IDEA Public Schools to grow rapidly in San Antonio, starting in 2012 with one campus, […]

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Fun for All Abilities at Morgan's Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas | Alamo City Moms Blog

Fun for All Abilities at Morgan’s Wonderland

Morgan’s Wonderland: Who is it for? It’s for EVERYONE. The first time we went to Morgan’s Wonderland, I felt awkward about claiming free admission for F.T., my son, who is on the autism spectrum. (The park offers free admission for people of all ages who have special needs.) Autism is an invisible difference, and it […]

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