I was rushing out of my neighborhood Target while they were meandering into the same store. She looked fresh out of the shower with her hair tucked up into a messy bun and her yoga pants on, sweetly tucking...
I have a confession to make. Lately, I’ve been feeling very nostalgic about my boys not being babies anymore. I’m not ashamed to say I’ve cried awful tears reading blog posts about kids growing up. Even worse, that with tears...
My grandpa used to say he could give us a hug that could crush our bones, those hugs that are so strong that you can feel them in your soul. Like all of us, I have also given many...

Is Your Teen MediaWise?

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We are 10 months away from what will certainly be a contentious election, and candidates are spending millions of dollars every week to catch our attention and tempt us to engage on social media. Many people find themselves reading...
Children today are suffering mentally more than any generation before them, with one in five experiencing anxiety or depression at some level. Their ability to cope with conflict, overcome struggles, and face trauma and adversity has been crippled by...
The current trend is colorful hair. Hues of blue, green, purple, and so many others appear on heads all around us. Go to the grocery store or your local coffee shop and you will see various colors. From the...
My kids potty-trained fairly easily. We don't have horror stories of poop-smeared walls or puddles on the floor. Of course, we had our share of emergency outfit changes (or three) and "MOM! I have to potty!" just as we...
Most of the time, parenting a child with special needs is similar to parenting a neuro-typical child. We have peaks and valleys, but I’ve noticed they are often higher and sometimes lower than those of my child’s peers. I...
October is a celebration month. We celebrate cooler weather, pumpkin everything, and the start of the holidays. October is equally special in our home because we celebrate Spina Bifida Awareness month. For us it is truly about celebration. Spina Bifida...
Are you "woke"? I wish I were, but my teenager certainly doesn’t think so. Most of the time I’m trying to keep up with what he and his friends are talking about, listening to, or interested in. Sometimes I...
My mother-in-law once told me a story of a mom who was at a breaking point and needed a few moments to herself. It was the 1950s, and she was raising eight kids on the South Side of Chicago...
Alamo City Moms is partnering with TxDOT to share information about the Save Me with a Seat campaign. This is a sponsored post.  Parents know that we are transporting the most precious of cargo every time we drive with our...
Remember that intoxicating scent of your infant’s head when they were first born? How about that blissful scent of a toddler fresh from the bath, all rubbed down with lotion and squeaky clean? Well, believe it or not, the...
I want to preface this article by disclosing that my child has been to six preschools. Yes, six. Being that my daughter just turned three, I realize she’s averaging two schools per year. However, before you judge me, let...

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A San Antonio Love Letter

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Guys. It's happening. Things are opening back up. I feel the tension dissipating on trips to H-E-B. We went to the park today and...