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My Friend Lost a Child to Cancer and This Is What She Wants You to Know

In September, we recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 15,000 Americans under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer annually, yet in the last 38 years less than ten drugs have been developed for use in children. According to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation: More than 95% of childhood cancer survivors will have […]

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The D-word: Discipline

As parents, we strive to have good kids. However, we don’t just happen upon these so-called “good” kids. It is our job to teach them. We can’t expect to have obedient, well-behaved kids without good, solid discipline. And, let’s be honest: disciplining is hard work. What works for one child, may not work for another. […]

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What I Wish I Had Done Sooner: Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) Lessons

Disclaimer: Drownings can occur with experienced swimmers; please find a teaching method of swimming that fits your family. This is the experience of the writer and cannot substitute for your own research and/or experiences. No two children are the same, and every child may respond to teaching methods differently. My overachieving tendencies began at a […]

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ACMB Cares: Meals on Wheels San Antonio Delivers

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 Meals on Wheels San Antonio.  […]

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Five Reasons San Antonio Parents Love the New Indoor Play Area at Ingram Park Mall!

ACMB is happy to partner with Ingram Park Mall to share information about their new indoor play area. This is a sponsored post.   Ingram Park Mall recently unveiled their brand new children’s play area! This colorful, interactive, open, and bright play indoor play area is already a favorite of San Antonio parents. Here are […]

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Momentum Starts with Mom: The Great Inconvenient Truth of the Summer

We are moms, knee-deep into summer, and we hold this truth to be self evident: that nothing, absolutely positively nothing in the summer happens without our involvement. Our kids cannot go anywhere, eat anything, put clothes on, go to sleep, and sometimes, if we’re really winning, use the restroom without our supervision. I was only […]

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