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Mom Gets Schooled: Lessons I Learned When My Daughter Started Elementary School

My daughter started elementary school this fall, and it ushered a major season of change into my life. Gone forever are my leisurely mornings of 9:30 A.M. preschool drop-offs. Gone are my days of chatting with other moms and teachers at congenial 2:30 P.M. pick-ups. And gone are my “off days,” when the kids and […]

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Reclaiming Our Identity Through Dual Language Education

When thinking about what type of education I wanted for my two daughters, I had only one nonnegotiable requirement: they would go to a dual language school. With such a stipulation in place, my choices were few, offering me a much-appreciated respite from the near-constant school analysis that seems to consume our generation of parents.  […]

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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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Choosing the Right School for Your Children: Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs

We are thrilled to partner with Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs to bring you information on their teaching style, unique approach to educating children and upcoming Open House on January 29 at 3–5 P.M. Today on the blog, you’ll read one parent’s perspective on why Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs was the right fit for […]

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Love to Swim School, Schertz location, photographed Thursday, September 8, 2016. Photo©Bahram Mark Sobhani

Why I Choose Year-Round Swimming at Love to Swim and Tumble School

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Love to Swim and Tumble School to make you aware of their classes, Parents’ Night Out, and family-friendly activities. I have never considered myself a confident swimmer. I’m self taught, and although my body can tread water, I have always shied away from water sports and recreational activities. My husband […]

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