Bridget

Bridget
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Bridget was born and raised in San Antonio and moved back here after college and law school. She is a wife, full-time attorney, wrangler of four kids ages 15, 13, 3 and almost 2. As both a stepmom and mom, her life and house is always full and she loves to share about blended family life. Bridget is also passionate about infertility advocacy after having suffered multiple miscarriages and multiple rounds of IVF. Now with her stepkids, rainbow baby, and surprise baby, her family is complete and she is soaking up every minute of motherhood!
postpartum anxiety

Postpartum Anxiety: PPD’s Ugly Stepsister

In the early days and weeks after having a new baby, there are lots of warnings about postpartum depression. Online quizzes, concerned inquiries from your OB-GYN, and lots and lots of internet articles. Noticeably...

Surviving the Holidays As a Blended Family

Holidays can be tricky. Blended families are tricky. Holiday with blended families? Super tricky. Whether you are divorced and having to face part of this holiday season without your precious elves, or you are a stepmom...

Wonder Woman Is a State of Mind

I somehow now have four kids. Yes, I know how that happens, and yes, we’ve done something about it. Four kids. Four mouths to feed. Four competing Netflix preferences, ranging from The Office to...
traumatic birth

My Traumatic Birth Story: Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy (AFLP)

My surprise baby came a month early. I was 34 weeks pregnant, at the beach with my husband, our three children, and my parents, when I started feeling bad. I was having mild, but regular,...

5 Tips for Breastfeeding Babies with Food Allergies

Both of my babies are allergic to dairy and soy. Food allergies present a serious challenge to your breastfeeding relationship, but with the right support and information, mother and baby can maintain their health...

I Survived: Two Under Two

I can write this only now that I have officially survived having “two under two.” Never mind my freshly minted two-year-old who hands me sass and facial expressions fit for a teenager on the...

Back-to-Back Babies

In the days leading up to Baby Girl’s first birthday, I found myself overwhelmingly emotional. Yes, I was exhausted from working full-time, chasing after a baby who was turning into a toddler, and being...

25 Non-Candy Easter Egg Ideas

This is my baby girl’s first Easter where she is old enough to egg hunt and show interest in what’s inside her Easter basket. However, not only is she dairy free and soy free...

Padsicles: Postpartum Relief in Five Easy Steps

I was terrified of how badly it was going to hurt “down there” after a vaginal delivery. I sought out advice anywhere I could get it and concluded there were three tools I needed...

Breastfeeding: The Formula Fix

Breastfeeding is an affair of the heart. The look of contentment and satisfaction on my girl's face as she nurses is a mirror reflection of what is in my heart in that moment. Breastfeeding...

Reasons to Love Core Physique Studios, Including First Class Free!

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Core Physique Studios located in the Quarry Village. Today, contributor and recent mom, Bridget, shares her experience trying Core Physique Studios' unique workout. Mummy Tummy. Baby...

Postpartum SHOCKERS! Part Deux

When you are the. very. last. of your friends to have a baby, there should be some automatic imparting of all knowledge about child birth and postpartum-ness. I was having my first baby while...

Ode to My Second Trimester

As I head into the homestretch of this pregnancy, I often reflect back on the different phases and stages that I've been through in the last seven months. I've shared with you, our readers,...

My Family’s Simple San Antonio Holiday Traditions

I love the holidays—like, love them. The Central Market H-E-B radio commercials are talking about me when the guy says, “Are you into Christmas? I mean, really into Christmas?” I tend to do things overboard...