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The Letter I Write Every Day But Will Never Send

Dear darling toddler offspring, Good morning! I’d like for you to know that I have great plans for today. Tons of meal prep, productivity, and smiles! But then my alarm went off, and you’re already begging for breakfast and the episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse in which Mickey saves Santa, which stopped airing December 26th. […]

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Southwest Children’s Center: Developmental Milestones 101

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Southwest Children’s Center to bring you information of their services and expertise. Today, Dr. Megan Hogue of Southwest Children’s Center is sharing more on childhood development as well as her own insights as a mother. I thought having kids was going to be breezy. I mean, […]

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The Lesson of the Lasts

When you welcome a new child into the world, the “firsts” are always on your mind. You carefully document each new experience and milestone. There are first smiles, first steps, first bites of solid food, and first words. Baby books come with ample spaces to record these events. Facebook and Instagram allow you to share […]

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Follow Your Kids’ Passions for an Educational Spring Break

Spring Break is coming up March 9–13, 2015, for most families in town. Even though there will be no school that week, it will still be learning time in our family. Whether your kids are passionate about STEM, the arts, history, or nature, San Antonio offers lots of choices to keep the learning going. Some […]

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Simple Strategies for Learning to Play With Your Child

Simple Strategies for Learning to Play With Your Child

This past March, after many years of struggle and turmoil in our family, we finally discovered my four year-old son, Tommy, has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). In her book, No Longer A SECRET, Dr. Lucy Jane Miller describes  SPD, “…in simple terms, is difficulty taking in and interpreting sensory information so that an appropriate response can be […]

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