Candice Curry is a born and raised San Antonio mother of 6. She and her husband escape their kids by taking backroad drives in the Texas hill country seeking out the best whiskey and coolest antiques. When she grows up she wants to own an ice cream truck and travel around Texas selling ice cream and french fries with her family.

I Caught A Glimpse Of You Today

  I caught a glimpse of you today.The sun danced in your eyes and memories flooded my heart.The structure of your face is changing but visions of your chubby cheeks staring up at me made...

Just Keep Scrolling.

2020 is a real jerk.I mean, what's next, ducks with shark teeth that have been living underground for the past decade but just surfaced above the soil and only eat human feet?Seriously. It's been...

Help! We’re Singing it Wrong!

Feliz Nabi Hadi Feliz Nabi Hadi Feliz Nabi Hadi Prospero año y felicidad I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas From the bottom of my heart Wait, what? Those...

My Daughter Is Not My Mini-Me

You can tell by her smile and the way she raises one eyebrow that there are things I passed down to her. You can tell by the way she expressively talks with her hands and...

I’m Just a Mom

    Eighteen years ago, I became a mom. From that day on I've done my best to be just a mom. Along the way I've tried and failed, did and didn't, walked and ran, and stumbled more...
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Our Epic Adventure at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark to bring you this sponsored post.  It's hot in Texas, y'all! I'm talking burn-the-bottoms-of-your-feet-if-you-don't-step-in-the-grass kind of hot. Bake-cookies-on-the-hood-of-your-car kind of hot. Fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk...

Off-the-Beaten-Path Family Day Trips That Will Make the Whole Family Smile

As a family, our favorite thing to do is jump in the car early in the morning, on the weekends, or during the summer and take off on a random day trip. We love...

Standing On a Pile of LEGOs: When Depression Turns Beauty Into Pain

From the time I was able to hold a LEGO® I would interlock the pieces, constructing anything I could that might resemble the image in my mind. One piece attached to another, and suddenly...

I Spent My Day Off Cooking Dinner for My Ex-husband and His Wife

I've been co-parenting with my ex-husband for almost 18 years. Sometimes we freaking nail it, and other times I pray he gets one of those hangnails that only kind of bleeds but hurts to...

A Baby Girl Was On Her Way: Adoption From a Bird’s-Eye View

In room 203, I watched her labor. She did her best to keep a brave face and concentrate on the task before her. She searched for strength she wasn't sure she possessed. A baby girl...

There Is No Finish Line

The moment she feels her baby move inside her womb, she imagines the life her child will have. She tries to picture the precious face of her baby and what color her hair will be. She...

Three Easy Ways to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

The holidays are a magical, wonderful time of the year. It's a time for families to gather and spend some much-needed time together. We gather with family we haven't seen all year. We stuff...

Why I Let Other Women Mother My Children

"Keep it down or I'm going to bust all of your rear ends!" I heard her shout out the door, to the kids, as I got dinner ready. I barely looked up. She wasn't yelling at...

Dear Teachers: You’re Not Fooling Me

Dear teachers, As a mom to a gaggle of kids, I'm a little consumed this time of year. I've spent hours at the store going over different school supplies lists and checking off stuff as...