Amy

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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.

How to Survive Fiesta if You Hate Crowds

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Can you participate in Fiesta if you hate crowds? It doesn't even seem possible. But I'm here to tell you: it is! I've lived in San Antonio for seven years and just went to...

Top 15 San Antonio Coffee Shops

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We moms take our caffeine very seriously. Lucky for us, San Antonio has a very robust coffee scene. These places may not replace your ol' reliable drive-thru coffee shop (and especially not the Target Starbucks),...

Perspectives in Parenting: How Un-medicated Childbirth Worked for Me

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Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to...

Makeup for Mom: Splurges, Staples, and Steals

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I love makeup. When it comes to beauty products, the only thing I love more than makeup is finding good, cheap makeup. I love trying new trends, but the most popular makeup looks right now are on...

Perspectives in Parenting: Navigating Special Education

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Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to...

Veterans Day: Thank You for Saying “Thank You”

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"Thank you for your service."  There are always a few articles floating around the Internet this time of year taking aim at the phrase "thank you for your service." Some people feel it's become a reflex,...

IUD: A Love Affair

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Finding the right birth control is like finding a soul mate, and I had a fling with an intrauterine device. On paper, I thought it was "the one." It had everything I was looking for...

My Deployment Baby

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I'm not sure if most people are aware, but "deployment babies" are an actual thing. A lot of military families end up having a baby shortly after the service member returns from deployment, because well,...

My Constant Struggle with Mom Guilt

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I'm on a constant mission to eradicate Mom Guilt from my life.  Which I don't think can ever REALLY happen, because if I didn't have some level of guilt, it probably would mean I...

How to Successfully Nurse, Pump, & Work Full-Time

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Can your nursing relationship survive while working full-time? Yes, it is possible!  I breastfed for a total of 4 years, which includes 12 months of pumping, while serving full-time in the United States Air Force.  After some...

In Defense of the “SAHD”

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I feel the need to defend the SAHD (yes, the Stay-At-Home Dad.)   My husband happens to be a SAHD, and quite frankly, I just want everyone to stop being an a*hole about it. No one...

Simple Summer Recipe: 3 Ingredient Key Lime Pie

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Nothing says "Summer" like a cool, sweet, and tangy key lime pie.  This pie is just the right amount of sweet and sour and tastes better than any restaurant Key Lime Pie I've ever...

San Antonio’s Best-Kept Beach Secret

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Ok, so technically, it's not in San Antonio.  It's just outside of San Antonio.  And technically, it's not a beach, it's a lake - but it's got a great, beachy vibe.  And, ok, maybe it's...

Little Pnuts Toy Delivery Service & Giveaway: Thinking Outside the Box {Sponsored}

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Are you tired of plastic, battery-operated, flashy toys that your children seem to "get over" in minutes?  Do you wish it was a little easier to find high-quality, educational toys?  The moms at Little Pnuts...