Amy was born and raised on the East Coast, but got to Texas as fast as she could! She has been serving in the U.S. Air Force for 18 years, half of which have been in San Antonio. Amy and her husband have two boys, ages 9 and 8, and they love discovering new San Antonio parks and restaurants! She’s still not sure what she wants to be when she grows up, but in her spare time, she's either working out or trying to convince herself not to eat pizza.

Sticking to a Healthy Lifestyle

I am a regular mom. I am not a doctor. I am not a personal trainer. I am not even naturally thin or athletic. But I do know a few things about maintaining a...

When Joy Is Not a Choice

For almost four weeks now, my Facebook feed has been filled with friends reflecting on their hopes for the year to come. Some hope to be more present with their families and enjoy the...

ACMB’s San Antonio Coffee Guide

San Antonio’s coffee scene has exploded since ACMB’s first coffee round-up in 2015, and an update was long overdue! We know you can never replace the fast-food of coffee, good ol' reliable Starbucks, but...

No, I’m Not Tired

No, I'm not tired. But thanks, I guess? What am I supposed to say to this? "I make an effort to get enough sleep each night, so no, actually, I'm really not." For some reason, people...
Hamilton pool preserve

San Antonio Day Trip Destination: Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool Preserve is probably one of the most impressive places to visit in Texas. You’ve probably come across photos of this natural wonder if you’ve done any googling about Texas watering holes or...

When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn’t Work

Every now and then then I wistfully reflect on my breastfeeding experience with my two sons, now ages seven and five. Recently, my memories of lullabies and rocking chairs came to a screeching halt...

Finding Great San Antonio Donuts

If you've been distracted by our recent breakfast taco rivalry (and truce) with Austin, you might have missed something really important: Donuts are having a moment right now. (Need more proof? Check out the...

Top Burger Joints in San Antonio

In San Antonio, you can find a burger for every occasion, whether it be a quick bite, large family gathering, or fancy date night. The choices can be overwhelming, but never fear! We’ve taken the...

What’s Your Mom Personality—and Why Does it Even Matter? (Take the Quiz!)

What kind of mom are you? If you'd asked me a few months ago, I probably would have said something like, “Uh...I’m a good mom.” I had never given a second thought to...

Battling Adult Acne

Adult acne is a cruel joke. The term itself implies that it's different than just plain "acne." For some reason I thought if I made it through my teen years unscathed, I would be...

Dino Fever! All Things Dinosaur In & Around San Antonio

Ever since YouTube featured Jurassic World ads before the unboxing videos, my four-year-old has been obsessed with all things dinosaur. But we all know that dinosaurs are more than just a fad! Here's a list of places and ways to...

Life Lessons from the Kitchen Sink

I don't use the dishwasher. I grew up without one, and so did my husband, so we wash all of our dishes by hand. We're weird. We have a dishwasher, but only because we feel...

Top 12 San Antonio Raspa Spots (Paletas too!)

The Alamo. The Spurs. Big Red and barbacoa. Fiesta. There are some things that are just puro San Antonio, and raspas are no exception. With summer right around the corner, make sure you hit some of San Antonio's most...

WTH Parenting Moments

There are plenty of WTH parenting moments, like "WTH is all this pee doing on the floor?" or, "WTH did you do with my keys!?" But lately, I've been having a lot of WTH...