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It Takes a Village: When Parenting Styles Collide

It takes a village to raise a child. It’s a statement we’ve all heard plenty of times, sometimes talking about our mom tribes, or the many “aunts” and “uncles” in our children’s lives, or the teachers and coaches and babysitters and friends who help us turn out little bundles of potential into active, contributing members […]

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Pack Your Bags, Mom!

We all know that traveling with our children can be difficult. I consider myself a somewhat seasoned traveler with children, and the idea still can make me quake. There are many stages of travel, and they all have their own levels of hell. But my advice? Do it anyway!  The newborn stage requires you to pack […]

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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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That’s the Story of Love

In motherhood, we don’t get many quiet moments. I’m beginning to think that’s by design. The incessant busyness keeps us distracted from the unavoidable truth about our children that hides from us in plain sight: year by year, week by week, minute by minute, they are slowly slipping away from us as they march on toward […]

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Say “Yes” to You

I couldn’t believe it was happening, as it happened. I actually said “no.” As a people-pleasing, “YES!” person, it felt kind of amazing. Who am I kidding? Saying “no” was also kind of terrifying. OK, OK, totally terrifying. What FOMO am I bringing upon myself by not doing something?! It’s incomprehensible. It’s unbelievable. It’s done. […]

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New and exciting things coming to San Antonio in 2017 and beyond | Alamo City Moms Blog

New and Exciting Things Coming to San Antonio in 2017 and Beyond

We already love San Antonio, and it seems like it’s getting better all the time. To share our excitement, here is a list of shops, restaurants, attractions, and more that are coming to San Antonio in 2017 and beyond. Retail Bookshelves, bedrooms, toys, meatballs…what has inspired you to drive a hundred miles to Round Rock, […]

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