Anna

Anna
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I was born in Houston, but I got to S.A. as fast as I could! I’ve been raising my daughter here for four years. I blog about life with a husband in the oil field, homeschooling, all things organization, my favorite recipes, and photography tips!

The Best Things I’ve Bought On Amazon

"Leisure shopping" is a thing of my past. In my current, stay-at-home-mom situation, online shopping has saved me too many times to count. I've purchased furniture to underwear to gifts on Amazon. A few items...
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What to Wear When Nursing

Congratulations! You have made it through abandoning all your tiny-waisted pants during your pregnancy and now your boobs are exploding! It is time to find a nursing-friendly wardrobe. I’ll introduce you to many wonderful brands...

Homeschool Days in San Antonio

Hello, homeschooling mamas! I, too, am one of you! I began homeschooling my daughter last year (continued prayers are welcome). Little by little I've been discovering "Homeschool Day" gems around the city, and it left...

The Highlight Reel Isn’t the Real Deal

“You’re such a great mom!” A compliment, one that I crave the most, slid into my direct messages after I shared a clip of my daughter and I making slime together. “I always wished...

10 Easy Ways to Be Healthier This Summer

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Art of Green™ to bring you information about their amazing green cleaning products. This is a sponsored post. You may have missed the memo or...

How My Sister Brought Back My Mom When I Needed Her Most

About 26 years ago, my mom began an embroidery project. It wasn’t intended for me, but for my younger brother. I don’t know how the sewing kit came into her possession. I don’t recall...

The Bliss of an Unbusy Life

Snowballing. Spiraling. Treading water, while barely keeping my head up. Running, without a chance to catch my breath.  That is how many of my days as a mother feel. If I stop for only a...

Have Your Children However Far Apart You Want

About the time my daughter turned two, something odd began to happen. The general public had a lot of opinions about something that isn't their business, but I got their opinions anyway. OK, that...

How to Prepare a Child for Losing a Loved One

As my mom's cancer progressed, it started sinking in that I would have to prepare my three-year-old for “Mimi’s” death. Death is not an easy thing for anyone to understand, much less a small...

The Hills and Valleys of the First 20 Days Postpartum

Our brains have a lovely way of blocking out the most difficult parts of pregnancy, childbirth, and/or the terrible twos. It's funny how easy it is to look back at the past with rose-colored...

How to Heal a Boo-Boo: A Mom’s Guide To “Emergencies”

Daughter: "Mom! Come quick!" Me: Daughter: "It's an EMERGENCY!" Me: I should be more grateful that not once have these urgent calls resulted in discovering an actual emergency. Truly, the best thing that COULD happen from...

20 Subtle Ways to Let Your Holiday Guests Know Their Stay Is Over

Some holiday guests bring the party with them. Their presence brings so much warmth and happiness along with it, that we don't want them to leave. There are many festive ways to entice your...

“Do You Know Why?”: Helping Children to Understand the “Why” of Rules

My 15th birthday party was about as rockin' as any low-budget birthday party could be. My crush was there, which was my main requirement, plenty of friends showed up, so I felt pretty cool...

A Single Mom in the ’60s: An Interview with My Grandma

Some days, when being a mom has run me through the ringer, I go to bed hoping I'm doing OK. Am I nailing it? Screwing it up? But many moms have come out on...