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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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The Lucky Few: On March 21st, We Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Today, March 21st, we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! All over the world, those with and without an extra chromosome rejoice the presence of those individuals with three copies of the 21st chromosome. There are parades in the streets and high fives a plenty. Pregnant women wait anxiously for their chromosomal blood test results, grasping […]

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Top Seven Places in San Antonio for Children with Disabilities to Have a Blast

  First of all (stands up tall on kitchen chair), EVERY PLACE in San Antonio should be inclusive for families and children with special needs. In my experience, I have found that our city is an inclusive mecca: less stares, more holding the door open, and just an overall willingness to be accepting. We are […]

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Fiesta Fun for a Great Cause at Taste of the Northside on Wednesday, April 26th

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Brighton Center to make you aware of their wonderful services for children and fundraising events. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—in the Alamo City, that is. Doors are adorned with colorful wreaths, festive medals are sold and traded at every corner, papel picado (paper banners) hangs across trees […]

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10 Ways Brighton Center Helps Parents of a Child With Special Needs

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to have Brighton Center as a partner and bring you information on their wonderful resources, classes, and fundraisers for children with special needs. Parents of a child with special needs will do anything they can to make sure their child is happy and in a supportive environment. But without the right […]

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Making Sense: Glitches in Sensory Processing

“While most of us have occasional difficulties processing sensory information, for children and adults with Sensory Processing Disorder, these difficulties are chronic, neurological, and they disrupt everyday life. Often, someone struggling with sensory challenges is categorized as having behavioral issues when they are simply reacting to a neurological sensory overload. These children and adults need […]

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ShopSATX 2015 :: Dress Them Up

Dress Them Up Disclosure :: #ShopSATX2015 is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift included in this San Antonio holiday shopping guide and included only our very favorite local ideas and companies. We encourage you to support San Antonio and shop local this holiday season! <<< Fox & Tots Give: Fox-a-saurus Harem Pants […]

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Families Empowered’s School Connection Fair: Helping You Make an Informed Choice About Your Child’s Education

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Families Empowered, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families find the right schools for their children, and share news of their events and services. Mothers of multiples like me will be the first to tell you that none of their children is alike. Kids can come from […]

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Perspectives: My son found his happy place at a charter school

Perspectives in Parenting: My Son Found His Happy Place at a Charter School

Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling guilty or judged for them! We are continuing our series, Perspectives in Parenting, with a […]

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12 Thought Provoking Novels to Read with your Tween

Thought-Provoking Novels to Read With Your Tween

In the past few years we’ve seen many incredible novels transformed into (sometimes) incredible movies.  The book lover in me is excited to see some of my favorite novels come to life on the big screen…unless of course the filmmakers ruin it.  Take for example the first Twilight movie: Could it have been even a little bit cheesier, […]

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“I Don’t Know Where We Would Be” {Sponsored}

Imagine what it’s like to be a doctor, only to be told your child has something you can’t diagnose or fix.  This is exactly how Charlotte felt when she, an elementary school educator and counselor, continued to watch her child continue to suffer in school.  After all, elementary school is her speciality.  Shouldn’t she, his mom, […]

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