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I’m Just a Mom

    Eighteen years ago, I became a mom. From that day on I’ve done my best to be just a mom. Along the way I’ve tried and failed, did and didn’t, walked and ran, and stumbled more times than I can count. I’ve made hard decisions I never thought I’d have to make. I’ve […]

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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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A Guide to Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga in San Antonio

Putting the “Om” in Mom: A Guide to Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga in San Antonio

Are you pregnant? Are you looking for something that can:  Improve sleep? Reduce stress and anxiety? Increase the strength, flexibility, and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth? Decrease lower back pain, nausea, carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, headaches, and shortness of breath?   But wait—there’s more! What about something that can connect you with other pregnant […]

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A Mom for All Seasons

The list of things I would tell my new mom self is about as long as my arm: Not all pacifiers are created equal…. Colic does not last forever…. Listen to your gut, not the outside noise… Let the baby fall asleep on you…. It’s OK to cry because you are past the point of […]

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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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What Happens When it’s Over?

What happens when it’s over? When the babies don’t cry in the middle of the night for milk? When the magic kisses for their boo-boos no longer hold their power? What happens when that tiny, terrified voice doesn’t call out for you to do a monster check under the bed and the sippy cups aren’t […]

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