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“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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Firing Dr. Google

When you first gaze upon the positive indicator on that pregnancy test, you immediately start thinking about hearing the heartbeat and seeing the sonograms and enduring the excruciating pain of labor  enjoying the wonders of the birth experience. You enlist the support of an outstanding OB-GYN, of course, but in this day and age, anybody who’s […]

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A Rendezvous at Massage Heights Deerfield Crossing

Our team was thrilled to partner with Massage Heights Deerfield Crossing earlier this month for our very first Rendezvous Event. The goal of Rendezvous Events is to let our readers learn and try something new. And that they did! The expert therapists at Massage Heights pampered more than 25 tired mamas and taught us about […]

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Southwest Children’s Center: Developmental Milestones 101

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Southwest Children’s Center to bring you information of their services and expertise. Today, Dr. Megan Hogue of Southwest Children’s Center is sharing more on childhood development as well as her own insights as a mother. I thought having kids was going to be breezy. I mean, […]

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Menstruation: A Period Piece

“That time of the month,” “Aunt Flo is visiting,” “On the rag,” “Riding the crimson wave”—everyone knows what I’m talking about, and yet there remains a bit of a taboo when it comes to the topic of menstruation. After taking an admittedly blissful 20-month hiatus, due to pregnancy and breastfeeding, I found myself having to […]

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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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10 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Peanut Allergy—and the Treatment That Might Finally Work

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Dr. Paul H. Ratner, M.D., who specializes in the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology with children and adults, to bring you this post about the latest treatment for peanut allergy. As parents who are expecting or have little ones, we worry about a lot. As a [...]
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Pearsall Park: The Hardberger Park of the Southside

Pearsall Park, located on the city’s southwest side at 4700 Old Pearsall Road, is now open! It’s what I would call the “Hardberger Park of the Southside.” Hardberger Park is 300 acres as is Brackenridge Park, making Pearsall Park one of the largest public parks in San Antonio with more than 500 acres of park […]

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Treading Water: My Experience With Anxiety

May is Mental Health Month, which includes National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week. Throughout the day, we will be sharing posts on anxiety. We’re coming out from hiding – shedding light on an all-too-often dark subject. I’ve accepted the challenge of describing my experience with anxiety and depression. It is tricky, since part of the […]

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The Alarm of Anxiety

May is Mental Health Month, which includes National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week. Throughout the day, we will be sharing posts on anxiety. We’re coming out from hiding – shedding light on an all-too-often dark subject. I live in my head because the light is always on. It’s confusing and loud with dark cobweb corners. […]

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My Secret Anxiety

One in forty Americans adults are affected by anxiety. Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from it. I do. Actress Kristen Bell does. And so do countless other moms, including several women here on our Alamo City Moms Blog team. As moms, we read stories to our children about being afraid. Afraid […]

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