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...
Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with CAST Schools. This is a sponsored post.   Connecting students to international travel opportunities, industry mentors, paid internships, industry certifications, and real-world problem solving, CAST Schools are reinventing the high school model...
I was supposed to write about something fun. I had delegated August’s post to "Fun Things to Do in San Antonio with Your Girlfriends," and although you might find that easier to digest than what I’m about to write,...
I was clueless when I was pregnant with my first child. Three years later, I still feel clueless, but the decision to put my children on a routine has been one of the best parenting decisions I’ve made for...
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 with the triplets at the...

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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 he had that going for...
Do you ever feel like all of your best ideas come from Instagram? Have you ever been duped into clicking on an ad by the intriguing photo or clever caption, knowing it’ll only lead you down a rabbit hole...
Fidget toys are fun for everyone, and for children with special needs they can be part of an effective learning strategy. As you may remember, my son, F.T., is on the autism spectrum, and we have lots of fidget...
This month, my daughter is finishing the sixth grade—her first year of middle school. I’d be lying if I said that I wasn't scared out of my mind before this school year started. You’ve surely heard all of the...
ACMB is happy to partner with Yummy Organics to share information with our readers. This is a sponsored post.   Your baby’s nutrition started in the womb with your bountiful diet of fruits and vegetables. Now it’s time to move...
I have three kids. Two of them (not to name names, but the first two) were fairly easy small people to raise. I swear to you, they never had tantrums. They never screamed "NO!" at me (at least until...

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Celebrate the Year of the Rat! The 2020 Asian Festival...

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Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures to promote the 2020 Asian Festival.  This is a sponsored...