Katie

Katie
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Katie is a small town girl raising a family in the big city. She grew up in Abilene surrounded by strong women and one patient father. She met the love of her life at only 17, and they both later graduated from McMurry University and moved to San Antonio in 2004. Katie was part of San Antonio’s inaugural Listen to Your Mother show in 2016 and is a happy working mom of three kids. Katie loves to talk about shoes, podcasts, rescue dogs, and her family of mostly redheads. She is held together daily by espresso and Jesus.

I Don’t Love it All and You Can’t Make Me

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There is no return policy when it comes to your children, no going back once you have crossed over into motherhood. And even on the days when I wish with all my might for just a...

To the Mama Starting Over

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At this moment, I know quite a few mamas who are starting new chapters in their lives. Some of the previous chapters didn't end so well. Some of their stories were not going at...

Getting Past My “Tiara Syndrome”

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As often as people confuse me for that "other" Kate, I do not fancy myself a princess. I wasn't even a particularly girly girl, with no ballgowns for dress-up time or tons of Disney...

Bridging the Political Divide

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DISCLAIMER: This is not a political post. You don't need to worry about differing opinions or heated discussions or hashing things out in the comments. Because this is a "how to deal" post. The...

The Power of A Teacher’s Words

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As we've headed back to school in 2017, I have found myself once again grateful for teachers. If you are like me and had a few weeks of uninterrupted time with all your children during...

May Your House Always Be…

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A blessing from my house to yours...   May your house always be big enough for extra friends and family to gather in. May it be big enough to safeguard the things and memories that you hold...

Letting Go So You Can Grow

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My children and I recently checked out this book from the San Antonio Library, called Little Tree. It has beautiful illustrations of a tree that is happily growing in a forest but somehow chooses...

Kick Off Your Christmas Season with Dickens on Main in Boerne

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Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Dickens on Main to bring you information on their annual holiday event. As a lifelong Texan, my holiday seasons have often been warm enough for flip...

A Letter of Apology to My Friend

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I am not even sure if you will read this, and to my knowledge, you are not currently a mom. I say that because I am not sure if you have been in the...

Loving Your Introverted Child

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I knew before going to our friends’ birthday party that one of my children was going to have the time of her life and one of my children was going to be a bit...
team mom

More Than Just Orange Slices: Five Ways to Be a Great Team Mom

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Full confession: I am a coach's wife. So even though my children haven't participated in every sport under the sun (yet), I have a heart for all the mamas out there getting ready for...

We Call It “Assertiveness Training”

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My mother is one of those women who is not rude or domineering, but when she decides that something important needs to happen, she makes it happen. She was known amongst my teenage friends...