This face. This is the face of my daughter having her first experience with food. Carrots, to be exact. She was skeptical. Because I love her and want her to be able to serve on the Supreme Court someday, I...

Dear Moms, Pt. 2

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Hello again mommas, Anna here. I introduced myself as the stay-at-home, homeschooling momma in the first part of this series: Dear Moms. I put out into the world a question I ask myself almost daily, “What’s it like to spend...
"While most of us have occasional difficulties processing sensory information, for children and adults with Sensory Processing Disorder, these difficulties are chronic, neurological, and they disrupt everyday life. Often, someone struggling with sensory challenges is categorized as having behavioral...

What’s in a name?

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I recently had one of those moments, the kind where time stops and I can suddenly see myself from the outside. I was conscripted away from my sink of dishes to play “school” with my four-year-old. She was the teacher,...
It was a rough morning around our house. We woke up too early after staying up too late at a birthday party. We cried over spilled milk. We had a potty training mishap. Well, those were my daughter’s problems at...

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If I could have one mommy superpower, it would be the ability to see into the future. If I knew what hills and valleys awaited, perhaps I could better prepare you for them. Perhaps. It's hubris to think that...
It’s 2020. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, social distancing has become something we accept, because at least it’s some sort of human interaction and if you’re friends are anything like mine, EVERYONE is pregnant. Between now...
Pregnancy is a time unique to any other in your life. For 40 weeks, you are creating life, sharing your body with another, and experiencing a beauty like you've never known. While many documentaries follow specific story lines or have certain...
One thing I love about kids is their eagerness to befriend others. Whenever we visit the playground, I enjoy watching these cute, little humans accept each other immediately and wholeheartedly—it makes my heart happy. So imagine my surprise when...
Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child.  We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling...
Has your child ever come home with tears in their eyes and a story about a complicated situation that took place on the playground? Have you ever wondered what on earth is the best advice to give them? Playground politics...
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and I am a part of this club no one ever wants to be a part of, and rarely talks about. Please note: if you have experienced pregnancy loss, this post...

Breastfriends, Assemble!

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In my previous post, I outlined the benefits for babies who receive breast milk as much as possible. Today I want to talk about breastfeeding in how it relates to us mamas. Thinking about breastfeeding but feel unsure? Need some...

Tips for Naming Your Baby

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Having just given birth to my sixth baby, and second daughter, a month ago, picking baby names is a topic that's still fresh in my mind. I thought I'd share a few of the things that I've learned over...

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Family-Friendly Fun at the Shops at Rivercenter (Besides LEGOLAND®)

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I recently visited the Shops at Rivercenter with my family. We went there to visit LEGOLAND®, but as we entered the mall, we were...