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Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool Opening This Fall

Our team at Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool to bring you news of their grand opening on the north side of San Antonio and information on their enrollment process and unique childcare services. **This article has been updated since its original publication date of June 30.** As […]

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Summer Activities in San Antonio: Fun for Kids of Every Age

Summer is here! As San Antonio parents, we are always looking for great ways to keep our kids entertained during the dog days of summer. Alamo City Moms Blog has compiled a list of activities by age to keep your kids entertained all summer long! We might suggest an activity for a specific age group, [...]
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When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn't Work

When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn’t Work

Every now and then then I wistfully reflect on my breastfeeding experience with my two sons, now ages seven and five. Recently, my memories of lullabies and rocking chairs came to a screeching halt when I thought about one breastfeeding issue that most women don’t give much thought to: weaning. When my seven-year-old was first […]

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What's in a name?

What’s in a name?

I recently had one of those moments, the kind where time stops and I can suddenly see myself from the outside. I was conscripted away from my sink of dishes to play “school” with my four-year-old. She was the teacher, natch. “Here’s your work,” she said, handing me a piece of green construction paper. “Put […]

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Ode to My Second Trimester

As I head into the homestretch of this pregnancy, I often reflect back on the different phases and stages that I’ve been through in the last seven months. I’ve shared with you, our readers, the joys of my first trimester and its gift of morning sickness. I’ve also shared with you the unexpected emotional baggage of […]

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Ode to the Messy Mom

I have always had a love-hate relationship with cleaning my home, as we all do. But it can be especially challenging for those of us who are not naturally inclined to knowing just where everything should go. I have long let myself feel guilty for not being a tidier person, but I find the times […]

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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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ShopSATX 2015 :: San Antonio Kids at Play

San Antonio Kids at Play Disclosure :: #ShopSATX2015 is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift included in this San Antonio holiday shopping guide and included only our very favorite local ideas and companies. We encourage you to support San Antonio and shop local this holiday season! <<< The DoSeum Give: Melissa […]

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ShopSATX 2015 :: Dress Them Up

Dress Them Up Disclosure :: #ShopSATX2015 is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift included in this San Antonio holiday shopping guide and included only our very favorite local ideas and companies. We encourage you to support San Antonio and shop local this holiday season! <<< Fox & Tots Give: Fox-a-saurus Harem Pants […]

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Top Ten Items That Bring in the Most Cash at a Consignment Sale

We are excited about Just Between Friends Northwest San Antonio’s Fall Sale coming up October 8–10. We have partnered with JBF on this sponsored post to help our readers know which items will bring in the big bucks! We’re done. The decision that there will be no more babies in our house comes with a […]

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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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