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Before I Was Mama

A recent family vacation coupled with a few new extracurricular activities for the kiddos has my mind swirling and memories flowing. Let me preface this piece by saying that I in no way, shape, or form want to live vicariously through my children and their activities. Would a little piece of me think it cool […]

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10 Things to Know About Brooks Academy

We are honored to partner with Brooks Academy to share more about their tuition-free public charter schools. This is a sponsored post.   Brooks Academy is skillfully educating more than 3,000 San Antonio area students across four San Antonio campuses. Since 2006, Brooks Academy has been offering a college-prep education. Here are 10 things to […]

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Sing Your Heart Out at the Aztec’s “Grease” Sing-A-Long

This post is a paid placement from the Aztec Theater. ACMB is partnering with the Aztec for this fun movie screening and sing-a-long event.  Whether your favorite song is “Greased Lightning” or “Beauty School Dropout,” odds are you know at least a handful of lyrics to the original high school musical Grease. Great news, mamas! […]

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The “Shoulds” of Motherhood

You know what word we probably use more than we realize? “Should.” Have you ever thought about the implications of the word “should”? It implies some kind of duty. According to the Webster definition, “should” is used to express propriety or obligation. I think it is OK to use in some cases, but in general […]

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A Visit to Bracken Village

Sometimes the greatest treasures live in your own backyard. While I’ve lived in Garden Ridge over four years and driven down FM 2252 a number of times, I’ve only visited a couple of shops in the charming Bracken Village. A rare sunny San Antonio day in February presented the perfect opportunity to explore. Billed as […]

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Sorry, Kids—Just Tell Your Therapist One Day

Every morning is a new day in a mom’s world. The wrongs of the prior day are always washed anew with the breaking of the dawn (and sometimes pre-dawn, for those of us with littles). And every night, we mamas go to sleep thinking about what went on throughout the day and what we could […]

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