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Sharing the Love by Sharing Yourself: Getting the Valentine’s Day You Really Want

It’s just around the corner, you guys. Good plans, bad plans, no plans, some plans. Everybody is crazy on… Valentine’s Day. The day of over-priced cards, flowers, chocolates, and—dare I say?—lingerie. (I realize that last one can be a fairly weighted word in mom world.) It’s also the day that we feel the most social pressure […]

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Mom Gets Schooled: Lessons I Learned When My Daughter Started Elementary School

My daughter started elementary school this fall, and it ushered a major season of change into my life. Gone forever are my leisurely mornings of 9:30 A.M. preschool drop-offs. Gone are my days of chatting with other moms and teachers at congenial 2:30 P.M. pick-ups. And gone are my “off days,” when the kids and […]

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Seven Quotes to Help You Through Those Mom Struggle Days

We’ve all been there: those days when you lose your keys, someone parks in your parking space, you run late for a meeting, you get your wrist slapped (figuratively) at work, you snap at your spouse, your toddler goes into hysterics over some minutiae, you have a healthy dose of hormone-related emotional turmoil, and then, […]

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Enjoy a Girls’ Night Out at Boerne Diva Night!

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Boerne Diva Night to share this sponsored post with information about the ladies only night of shopping, dining, and fun coming up on April 13.    What makes a great Girls’ Night Out? Good music? Great company? Festive cocktails? SHOPPING?? If your answer is “all of the above,” mark your […]

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Selfish Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time again. A new year is before us, and we think of all the terrific things we want to accomplish: get organized, lose weight, exercise more…resolutions we spout in January and then beat ourselves up about when we’ve abandoned them or are far from our goals later in the year. But this year, […]

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Mad Hatter’s Bash: Everything You Need to Know About Moms’ Night Out 2016

On Saturday, November 5, Alamo City Moms Blog—in partnership with University Health System—will host our fourth annual Moms' Night Out event at the San Antonio Central Library. If you've attended one of our MNO events, you know that an amazing night is being planned and we want you to have all the details. If you haven't had the pleasure yet [...]
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Finding Joy in a Pessimistic World

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman I’ve always been a naturally optimistic person.  I love sunshine and warm hugs and rainbow-maned unicorns, and I’d much rather be friends with everyone than stay guarded behind a pair of cynical eyes. That being said, there is something […]

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A Rendezvous at Massage Heights Deerfield Crossing

Our team was thrilled to partner with Massage Heights Deerfield Crossing earlier this month for our very first Rendezvous Event. The goal of Rendezvous Events is to let our readers learn and try something new. And that they did! The expert therapists at Massage Heights pampered more than 25 tired mamas and taught us about […]

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Soft Surroundings: My Magical Wonderland

Shhh. Lean in closely. I need to tell you a secret. I’m two seconds from turning 39, and I’m already digging the mature lady stores. My personal favorite? Soft Surroundings. The crisp creases in tailored pants, embellished tunics, $90 nightgowns, washable jersey dresses with thick elastic waist leggings, statement necklaces—all of it. It is speaking […]

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