Christie Cuthbert

Christie Cuthbert
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Before becoming a stay at home mom to 8-year-old John and triplet 4-year-olds Tommy, Teddy and Nate, Christie Cuthbert was an accomplished journalist/columnist in the Chicago suburbs. She and her family moved to San Antonio in 2017 and are loving the laid back Texas life. Follow her family's crazy shenanigans on Instagram at @christiecuthbert

When You’re Terrified to Grocery Shop: Balancing Fun and Fear in Motherhood After Mass...

>As I walked into the grocery store the other day with my four boys, my heart raced. I immediately surveyed the store and exits, making mental plans for what I would do to protect...

In a World Filled with Insecurities, Be an Amy

When I moved to San Antonio two years ago, I didn’t know a soul. After nine years in Chicago raising babies, I was terrified to start all over again and leave behind an amazing mom...

Deep Breaths, Mama, They Won’t Go to Prom in Pull-Ups

I remember when I was trying to potty train my oldest son. That child had the ability to turn our playroom into a poop crime scene of Law and Order: SVU levels. I was pregnant...

God Winks

When my oldest son was three years old, he didn't speak much. It wasn’t a huge concern at the time because both his dad and great-uncle were late talkers, as was Albert Einstein, so...

Losing Hope, Control, and Eventually Sanity: My Daunting Fertility Journey with the Ultimate Happy...

The day I knew I wanted to be a mother I was 10 years old. I told my grandma, who is now 93 and still remembers, that I wanted four boys. The day I decided to...

He Never Wanted Balloons; I Did

When my oldest was turning two, I planned an epic birthday party for him. It was a “Balloon-a-Palooza.” We blew up hundreds, stringing them with fishing line and hanging them throughout every room to...

“Mom, I just farted in church!”: How to Let Go of Perfection and Laugh

It was a warm April day in 2017 when I heard a knock at the front door. It was my next-door-neighbor with all three of my triplets, buck naked. “I found these guys dancing on...

Snitches Get Stitches: A Non-PC Guide to Raising Problem Solvers

6:53 A.M.: “Maaaaama! John told me I smell.” 6:54 A.M.: “Maaaah! Nate said I’m adopted!” 7:01 A.M.: “Mama, Tommy hurt my feelings.” 7:02 A.M.: “Mooooom, Teddy won’t stop looking at me.” On an average morning in my home,...

Adios, Buddy: Taking Back the Power from Our Elf on the Shelf

Somewhere on a sandy beach in Bora Bora, Buddy Cuthbert, our Elf on the Shelf of seven years, is sitting with a cold beverage in hand, enjoying a much-needed vacation after years of stupendous...
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Sip, Shop, and Celebrate at Downtown Boerne’s Diva Night

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Boerne Diva Night to share this sponsored post with information about the ladies only night of shopping, dining, and fun this November.   In my opinion, a night out with...

“Ma’am, There’s a Baby Under Your Seat”: Tips for Traveling with Littles

So there we were: February 16, 2015, on a midair flight from Chicago to San Francisco. We were headed on a fun couples weekend with friends, wine tasting in Carmel Valley, but would also...

Dear Brittany at Register Six

Last summer, in the midst of the sweltering San Antonio heat, my family and I made the move down to Texas from Chicago. The stress of moving into a new home, registering at new...