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The Best Gift I Can Give My Kids

The childhood memory of my dad walking through the door after being on-call all night is a happy one. We’d hear the garage door open, wait for the car engine to silence, and then hear his long strides coming toward us into the kitchen. I would wait with anticipation for the smell of his “hospital […]

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When Life Hands You Lemons

When Life Hands You Lemons

A friend of mine received some bad news recently and, like we all do, needed to vent. Social media was the easiest platform. She admitted she was venting and went on to share what was weighing her down. And then the cheer chorus began: “Aww, it’ll be OK,” “You’re an awesome mom and you’ll get […]

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Why I Haven’t Quit Motherhood…Yet

Lately, my favorite mornings are those rare occasions in which I manage to roll myself out of bed in the first round of my alarm, dress as silently as possible, and make my way down the stairs with half-closed eyes, engaging my deepest core on the third to last step in an effort to hover […]

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Buddy getting some love from "mom" Tiffany. He so associates her with the mom/food role that he starts to drool as soon as he hears her voice!

I Am a San Antonio Mom: Tiffany Soechting, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Motherhood is never easy: the work is unending and, frankly, kids can be beasts. But can you imagine being mom to actual beasts? Or 500 of them? We’re talking real animals, not just when kids behave so badly it seems like they are animals. Tiffany Soechting, Marketing Director at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch and mother of […]

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I Don’t Love it All and You Can’t Make Me

There is no return policy when it comes to your children, no going back once you have crossed over into motherhood. And even on the days when I wish with all my might for just a few hours of clearheadedness like the days before those babies, it ain’t gonna happen. Sometimes there are things that I just have […]

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The Two Words Mothers Need to Hear Most

What are the two words mothers need to hear most? Hint: not “I’m bored” or “not me.” There are a lot of words that describe the motherhood experience: Joyful. Stressful. Chaotic. Hilarious. Rewarding. Enlightening. Humbling. Messy. I’m sure you can think of more, but most people—at least most people who are moms—can agree that motherhood […]

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Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift

Summer is quickly approaching which means one thing : Teacher Appreciation week is upon us!  If you are scrambling for a last minute idea, I’ve got you covered! Tell your child’s teacher that they are “On Point!”  with this fun cactus printable that turns any cute potted cactus into the perfect, easy and inexpensive ‘thank […]

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Fiesta Fun for a Great Cause at Taste of the Northside on Wednesday, April 26th

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Brighton Center to make you aware of their wonderful services for children and fundraising events. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—in the Alamo City, that is. Doors are adorned with colorful wreaths, festive medals are sold and traded at every corner, papel picado (paper banners) hangs across trees […]

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