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Experiences Over Stuff: Gift-Giving Ideas

Any parent who has ever slogged through their kids’ rooms and sorted, tossed, and/or donated piles of clothes and toys, seriously considers never buying a single, solitary toy ever again. I know I do this at least once a year. My sweeping declaration usually sounds something like, “Sweet Baby Jesus, please give me the strength […]

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The Ladies of Our Lineage

Her name was Evelyn, and she spent most of her life in Florida. I want you to picture her red hair, probably wavy from all that salty air. She had five children and was married to a railroad man. She was born in July 1891 and would never have worked outside her home. Managing a […]

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The December Mom: A True Christmas Miracle

While I might be biased, I think moms are kinda the best thing in the world. Seriously, we rock. We cook, clean, make sure everyone is happy (oh, the laughable, impossible task!), and try so darn hard at pretty much everything all day long so that our family might find pleasure in their lives. This […]

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The Case for Godparents

Who doesn’t want a fairy godmother? You know, someone who just waves her magic wand and makes sure you are looking exceptionally flawless and have the best. shoes. ever. I remember when I was growing up that I had this secret wish, of all things, to have godparents. Alas, because I grew up in a […]

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ShopSATX 2017: ACMB Holiday Gift Guide

#ShopSATX 2017 is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift in this San Antonio holiday shopping guide and included only our very favorite ideas and companies, with a heavy emphasis on local businesses. We encourage you to support San Antonio and shop local this holiday season! It happens every year: You've got [...]
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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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Where to See Santa in San Antonio

Many families in the San Antonio area enjoy a visit with Santa Claus during the holiday season, but how do you know which Santa will offer some one-on-one conversation with your little one? We’ve compiled a list of where to see Santa in San Antonio to share with you, our readers, to help you find [...]
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An Aisle Full of Compassion

Paper plates. Wrapping paper. Plastic forks. Tissue paper. A mama’s to-do list seems endless at times, and my most recent assignment to the nearest Dollar Tree was no different. Except for the fact that I was running this errand solo and was in “mom mission” mode, known as the time I can accomplish 37 incomplete […]

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