Author Archive | Marisa

Making an Authentic Dia de Los Muertos Altar

Making an Authentic Dia de Los Muertos Altar

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is becoming more popular here in San Antonio. The holiday, a celebration of the dead, spans November 1 and 2, with the first day being dedicated to deceased children and the second dedicated to departed adults. There are so many ways to celebrate locally! But there […]

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Breastfeeding for the Working Mom

Breastfeeding for the Working Mom

I was at lunch with a fellow attorney (and mommy) a couple of weeks before returning to work from a four-month maternity leave when she leaned in, winked, and said conspiratorially, “I’ll bet you’re excited to be done with breastfeeding!” Breastfeeding is such a personal decision. Breastmilk has proven benefits, but that said, I’ve known […]

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San Antonio Spotlight: AVANCE

San Antonio Spotlight: AVANCE

As part of the San Antonio community, we at Alamo City Moms Blog feel strongly that we are part of something bigger than the small worlds we operate in daily. San Antonio is a city rich with incredible not-for-profit organizations and resources that support different needs of San Antonio families, mothers, and children. Once a month, […]

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Día de los Niños: Celebrating our Kids

We have Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, even Grandparent’s Day, but when do we celebrate our kids? Not just a day when we think about our children—after all, as I simultaneously write this post, decorate a Fiesta float for my son’s preschool class, and attempt to pack a reasonably nutritious yet attractive lunch for tomorrow, that […]

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