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First Day of School Printable Signs

  Summer is starting to wind down, and back-to-school craziness is about to hit full steam. The first day of school is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for those obligatory back-to-school photos! Like many of you, I take these photos of my boys every year and love looking back to see […]

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Pick Your Poison: Summer vs. School

I can’t decide if it was a million years ago or just a month ago that I was desperately calling for the start of summer. Overwhelmed with end-of-year assignments, finals, performances, and parties, I was ready to kick May to the curb. The idea of packing one more lunch made me apoplectic. Frantically loading up […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to Family-friendly Events in August

It's August! When did that happen?! Since it's almost time to get into back-to-school mode, we've compiled a list of some local events to help kids get ready for school. Feel free to share in the comments any helpful back-to-school events that we might've missed! If you're a military family, you still have some time [...]
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Three Questions to Ask When Considering Preschools

This post was written as part of a sponsored partnership with Little Sunshine Playhouse. Disclaimer: Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Little Sunshine’s Playhouse to bring you information about their early childhood development program through this sponsored post. It’s a cliché, but time flies. Even though it feels like you just brought your […]

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Parents of Struggling Kids, I Believe You

A few months ago I wrote a blog post about my daughter’s struggle with Pediatric Autoimmune Disorder Associated with Strep (PANDAS) and PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorder). With PANDAS, the brain becomes inflamed by a misdirected autoimmune response to a strep infection. PANS includes a broader set of environmental and infectious triggers with the same […]

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Finalists for Alamo City Moms Blog’s 2018 Amazing Teacher

We are in complete awe of the teachers who were nominated in Alamo City’s Amazing Teacher contest! We asked our readers to nominate teachers who have made an impact in their and their children’s lives. With more than 7,000 teachers in one San Antonio school district alone, there are thousands of wonderful educators in the San Antonio community, and we are honored […]

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School Calendars for Districts in the San Antonio Area, 2018–19 Edition

  As you make plans for summer, you need to know when your kids go back to school. Here is a roundup of school district calendars for the San Antonio area. Print one out and stick it on your refrigerator.   Alamo Heights ISD* 2018–19 school year calendar First day of school: August 20, 2018 […]

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How to Finish the School Year Strong

I hear all you moms groaning about the circus that is May as we reach the end of the school year. No one wants to make school lunches anymore; we are all just throwing in whatever is in the pantry into our kids’ lunchboxes at this point. We are tired of signing daily folders and checking […]

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Behavior Charts: When a Color Becomes Your Mood’s Compass

“Please be green, please be green, please be green,” I chant to myself on the way to school pickup. My heart beats quickly, I’m sweating a bit more than usual, and I grip the steering wheel tightly. Ever since the beginning of our public school journey, there has been one nemesis I still can’t seem […]

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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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