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Play Dates are the New Happy Hour

Wine tasting once a month… Cheap margaritas and queso at Chuy’s… Girls’ Nights Out at innovative new restaurants at The Pearl… Yeah, I don’t do those things anymore. Or at least I don’t very often, and you probably don’t either. Why? Because having kids means reshuffling priorities, and almost weekly, I find myself saying no […]

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Flipping ASK and You Shall Receive

This scenario seems to be playing out almost every single day at my house: Small boy, at the top of his lungs: “Mom! I can’t get my shoe on!” “Mom! I can’t reach my shirt!” “Mom! I dropped my snack!” “Mom! My jacket is stuck!” “Mom! I need to go outside and I can’t open […]

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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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What’s wrong with being “that Pinterest mom”?

We’ve all heard of the Pinterest mom: The one who gets weirdly territorial about the cupcakes for the first-grade class party, who throws out words like “tablescape” and “dragée” while the rest of us just smile and nod and avoid eye contact. When I hear someone say “Pinterest mom” aloud there’s always that slightly dismissive […]

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Bridging the Political Divide

DISCLAIMER: This is not a political post. You don’t need to worry about differing opinions or heated discussions or hashing things out in the comments. Because this is a “how to deal” post. The online world has more than enough conflict and nastiness, and we moms certainly don’t need more of that. But it is […]

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#CarbsPorVida!

This is me. I eat. I drink. I’ve had two babies. I’ve had fluff around my midsection since adolescence because of my genes. Oh, and because #CarbsPorVida.  Looking at me, you’d never think I’m overweight (I’m not). However, all kinds of charts and calculations say I am. And my pants. Ladies, how many different pairs […]

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Culture Meets Fun at the Annual Asian Festival on Saturday, February 4!

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with the Institute of Texan Cultures to bring you information on the annual Asian Festival that takes place in early February. In its 30th year, the Asian Festival brings together this city’s thriving Asian communities, giving San Antonians the chance to discover Asia and celebrate the Chinese New […]

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An Evening of Fun and Laughter with Tracey’s Fancy

Alamo City Moms Blog loved partnering with Tracey’s Fancy to get the word out about her fantastic business! It’s all the craze these days: those cute wooden signs that adorn lawns and hang from doors of houses in your neighborhood. You see them in big box stores and all over Etsy, so we were thrilled […]

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