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We’re So Far From Where We Started

I am downstairs bouncing and walking around the living room with our nine-day-old. I don’t remember our other children being so gassy so early on. Is this normal? Will this stop soon? How quickly I have forgotten. Alas, here I am, bouncing, singing, and trying everything to calm him during this fussy time of night. […]

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The Day I Threw My Fitbit Away

Get a Fitbit, they said. You will love it, they said. I can’t believe how it made me more active, they said. I can’t imagine my life before one, he said. Well, let me tell you what I say about it all: lies. The day I regained my freedom and let go of the restrictions […]

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Dating After Divorce: You Know More Than You Think

After the dust of my divorce had settled, many friends remarked that they could not imagine dating again. Granted, dating after marriage is, frankly, terrifying. However, attending my daughter’s Meet the Teacher event for the new school year brought an epiphany: it’s exactly like dating. SERIOUSLY. Hear me out, married mommies. You know more than […]

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2017 Favorite Things Party

{Disclosure: This list is brought to you by our line-up of favorite local brands. Each one of these recommendations are favorites of Alamo City Moms Blog, and we personally solicited all companies for inclusion.} If there's anything better than treating yourself to your favorite things - it's treating people you love to your favorite things! We scoured the city [...]
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Adventures Abound at Natural Bridge Caverns

Thank you to our partners at Natural Bridge Caverns for sponsoring this post and allowing us to have a day full of adventure to check out all of their great activities! For more information, go check out naturalbridgecaverns.com. I remember visiting Natural Bridge Caverns shortly after I first moved to San Antonio over 10 years […]

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Family Travels Across the Pond

My husband and I have traveled quite a bit with our children since they were born. Planes, subways, and automobiles—we have done it all. I always tell my children that they traveled even while in my belly. My son traveled to Tennessee in such a warm and cozy fashion, and my daughter enjoyed her first […]

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Outside Our Comfort Zone: How Our Family Fell in Love with Camping

Real campers have gear. They own tents and sleeping bags and sleeping pads and propane stoves. Real campers have skills. They create fire by rubbing two sticks together, gather wild berries and cook their fresh-caught fish over their newly created roaring fire, and dig holes behind trees when mother nature calls. Real campers are resourceful […]

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My First Experience with Botox and Lip Filler: The Day I Let Someone Take a Needle to My Face and Lips

I am giddy to have partnered with Dr. Connie Hiers and her team at Dr. Connie Hiers Plastic Surgery and MedSpa to receive Botox and Volbella Lip Filler in exchange for sharing my experience and opinions on Alamo City Moms Blog. This is a sponsored post.   I turned 40 this year, and my face […]

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Why Moms Are Always Late

When I was a kid, my family was notorious for being late to everything. We all blamed my mom. All four of us kids would be dressed and ready to go, but then we had to sit and wait for my mom to finish putting on her makeup, find some matching earrings, and then finally […]

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What You Need to Know About Pediatric Sports Injuries

 ACMB is excited to partner with University Health System to share this sponsored post on orthopedic sports injuries written by Dr. Sekinat McCormick, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. A new school year also brings a new season of fall sports. Parents are gearing up for evening practice shuttling, weekends of sideline cheering, and spirited wardrobe upgrades. As much as kids […]

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