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ACMB Cares: Five Reasons I Fell in Love with The Acorn: A School for Young Children

Throughout 2018, Alamo City Moms Blog will be spotlighting one local nonprofit each month as part of its ACMB Cares campaign. Our goal is to familiarize readers with nonprofit organizations that are making an impact in San Antonio through their connection with moms and/or children. This month, we are featuring The Acorn: A School for […]

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Ask a Mom: A Banker’s Tips to Help You Reach Your Financial Goals–Part One

I love the holidays, but especially the irony of Black Friday. Immediately following our nation’s holiday celebrating Gratitude and Mindfulness, we jump headfirst into a frenzy of must-have toys and super sales. The holiday debt hangover can, of course, be easily addressed by a New Year’s resolution to focus on money matters (sarcasm, folks). Whether […]

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The Art of the College Essay

Like many other families with a high school senior, ours is in the midst of the college application process. This means my hubby and I are nagging our senior to do all the things applying for college entails. Right now, thanks to her English teacher, she is writing admissions essays. I recently spent the weekend […]

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A Chat with a BASIS Charter School Parent

ACMB is happy to partner with BASIS Charter Schools to share information about their schools and upcoming Open House on November 15, 2017. This is a sponsored post.   A Chat with a BASIS Charter School Parent Interviewee: David Hubalik, BASIS Chandler Primary South Kindergarten parent and an Associate Vice President of BASIS Charter Schools […]

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Science Fiction, Science Future: Explore the Future of Science with The DoSeum

We are always thrilled to partner with The DoSeum. This is a sponsored post. Robots. Mind Control. Holograms. Augmented Reality. San Antonio. What do all of these have in common? The DoSeum! The DoSeum, a favorite of San Antonio families, just unveiled its latest exhibit: Science Fiction, Science Future. From October 7, 2017–January 6, 2018, […]

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What I Learned from the “Great Northwest College Tour” and Other College Explorations

My oldest kiddo started her senior year of high school just weeks ago. This means college decision time has final rolled around for our family. According to one website, you should start planning around your child’s freshman year of high school, though I know my high school freshman was told he should start planning in […]

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Live the Battle for Texas Story and Party With Kid Crockett

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Battle for Texas: The Experience to bring you information on their dynamic, interactive tour adventure, plus news of their Kid Crockett birthday party packages at Rivercenter Mall. “Remember the Alamo!” If you’re a San Antonio native like me, that infamous battle cry and legend have been […]

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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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Five Things to Know About St. Mary Magdalen School

ACMB is thrilled to partner with St. Mary Magdalen School to share information about the school with our readers. This is a sponsored post. St. Mary Magdalen School, located west of Olmos Park, has been serving San Antonio students since 1942. St. Mary Magdalen School (SMMS) cultivates a growth mindset, bilingualism, multiculturalism, and strong character […]

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Education Elevated Through BTX Charter Schools

ACMB is partnering with BTX Charter Schools to share information about primary school opportunities and openings at BASIS Charter Schools. This is a sponsored post. Did you know that your children have access to a tuition-free, world-class education right here in San Antonio? The best schools in the nation are expanding! BTX Schools is opening […]

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Finalists for Alamo City’s Amazing Teacher 2017

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 [...]
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Kids Love Learning at Heintz Preschool

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Heintz Preschool to bring you information on their Fall preschool program and Open House on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 10:00-11:30am. Heintz Preschool is passionate about encouraging young minds to playfully explore the possibilities of learning. The school, a part of Congregation Agudas Achim, is in the North […]

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