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San Antonio Summer On a Budget 2018: Free and Cheap Activities for the Whole Family

Can you smell the sunscreen and bug spray? Are you stocking up on popsicles and pool snacks? A San Antonio summer is quickly approaching, and ACMB is happy to provide you with a list of free and almost free summer activities. Get out and explore our great city! Free Admission to Museums The Witte: FREE! Tuesdays from […]

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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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2018 Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio

Summertime is fast approaching, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Vacation Bible School offers children a chance to immerse themselves in a week-long camp with a biblical theme. Crafts, games, songs, and fun are common threads 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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Adventures Abound at Natural Bridge Caverns

Thank you to our partners at Natural Bridge Caverns for sponsoring this post and allowing us to have a day full of adventure to check out all of their great activities! For more information, go check out naturalbridgecaverns.com. I remember visiting Natural Bridge Caverns shortly after I first moved to San Antonio over 10 years […]

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Outside Our Comfort Zone: How Our Family Fell in Love with Camping

Real campers have gear. They own tents and sleeping bags and sleeping pads and propane stoves. Real campers have skills. They create fire by rubbing two sticks together, gather wild berries and cook their fresh-caught fish over their newly created roaring fire, and dig holes behind trees when mother nature calls. Real campers are resourceful […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to August Events

This month's Scoop includes a section for Back-to-School events happening around town. Some include school supply giveaways as well as opportunities for donations. If you're looking for local school start dates, be sure to check out Inga's latest post: School Calendars for Districts in the San Antonio Area.  Enjoy your last few weeks of summer break! [...]
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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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