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Tips for Choosing a Preschool

Alamo City Moms Blog is happily partnering with Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool® to share information about early childhood education. This is a sponsored post. Potty training. Feeding journeys. Mobility and first steps. First words (and then so. many. words!). Personality expression. The first five years of a child’s life bring continuous firsts, a few […]

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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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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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Pre-K at IDEA Public Schools

ACMB is happy to partner with IDEA Public Schools to share information on their Pre-K program.   IDEA Public Schools believes the road to college starts at a young age. IDEA’s philosophy: children excel in high school, college, and beyond if they’re fundamentally sound readers, writers, mathematicians, and thinkers. IDEA’s Pre-K program helps ensure every […]

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#sorrynotsorry: Being Okay With Moving On

This recent back-to-school season was an important one for me. My youngest child headed off to a full-day, five-day-a-week preschool program, leaving me and my stay-at-home lifestyle to figure out what comes next. For the past five years, more or less, I always had someone near by, and usually that someone needed things. And then, […]

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Skipping Preschool: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Before children (B.C.), I was a teacher. I taught a Head Start preschool program for four-year-olds and loved it. I espoused the virtues of preschool—long-term benefits include everything from better marriages to higher salaries—to anyone who would listen. So when my oldest daughter turned three, I assumed we’d be signing her up at the local […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to September

Congratulations! The back-to-school season has commenced, and we're all still standing. As you and your family settle into your routine, San Antonio has plenty in store. September is sort of like the calm before the fall festival season. Hispanic Heritage Month also kicks off in the middle of the month with Diez y Seis de Septiembre. [...]
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Back-to-School Safety Tips

Back-to-School Safety Tips from University Health System

Alamo City Moms Blog has partnered with University Health System to bring important information to our readers. This is a sponsored post provided by Jennifer Northway, the Director of Injury Prevention at UHS. WHEW! YOU DID IT! You made it through the first day of school. Outfits chosen. Pictures taken. Tears shed. You made it […]

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Teachers’ Tips for Getting Your Kids Ready for Back to School

We have partnered with HEB to bring relevant and important information to ACMB readers through this sponsored post. The first few days of school can be overwhelming and intimidating, even for returning students. While enjoying lazy days and loose schedules is one of the best parts of summer, there are small things we parents can […]

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Tips for Choosing the Perfect Lunchbox

We have partnered with HEB to bring relevant and important information to ACMB Readers through this sponsored post. The first day of school is rapidly approaching! That phrase elicits elated fist bumps for some, tears of despair for others. When I rounded the corner last week at my HEB and found the red-shirted employees packing up the [...]
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