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PTAs Are Doing It Wrong | Alamo City Moms Blog

PTAs Are Doing It Wrong

  Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) are doing it wrong. They spend too much time and energy on things that don’t matter for our kids’ education, and they leave out many of the people who desperately want to help. PTAs spend too much time on things that don’t improve education. Many PTAs hold elaborate fundraising events and […]

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San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Public Library: A Lifelong Companion

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) to bring you information on their vast array of resources and programs for both children and adults of all ages. With a good month of school behind us, our little family is happy to be back into a routine. Don’t […]

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The BookCellar: Save Money on Books and Support the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library

The BookCellar: Save Money on Books and Support the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library

Do you have a summer bucket list? Brooke’s list includes going to the San Antonio Public Library and joining the Summer Reading Program. My summer bucket list also included visiting the BookCellar, a discount store for new and used books in the basement of the Central Library. Along with my seven-year-old son, F.T., I recently […]

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12 Thought Provoking Novels to Read with your Tween

Thought-Provoking Novels to Read With Your Tween

In the past few years we’ve seen many incredible novels transformed into (sometimes) incredible movies.  The book lover in me is excited to see some of my favorite novels come to life on the big screen…unless of course the filmmakers ruin it.  Take for example the first Twilight movie: Could it have been even a little bit cheesier, […]

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I am a San Antonio Mom

I am a San Antonio Mom :: Hon. Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals

Back in 2012, when Luz Elena D. Chapa was campaigning for a seat on the Fourth Court of Appeals, a mutual friend praised her as an “intellectual” and “keen on women’s rights.” I’ve been wanting to reach out to her, and the launch of the new “I am a San Antonio Mom” series at Alamo […]

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Confessions of a Book Nerd and Tips for Fitting Reading In as a Busy Mom

Confessions of a Book Nerd

Confession: I’m a Book Nerd. With a capital B and capital N. I embrace my dorkiness wholeheartedly and I am only slightly apologetic for not knowing with whom the latest Bachelor is making-out or which idolatrous singer should definitely go home… Those shows are still on, right? But I digress. I don’t consider myself a […]

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