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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,...
Think fast, hot shot. You need to get your toddler in her car seat and she wants your car keys. Do you: Refuse to hand over the keys, deal with a tantrum, and struggle to strap the kiddo in while...
It all started out so innocently. My sweet little baby girl, nestled all snugly in her bedside sleeper. She was so cute and tiny and cuddle-worthy. She was even adorable at every single middle-of-the-night feeding, when I would wake up,...
Have you started your children along the path to success by ensuring they’re exposed to a healthy dose of classic movies? You haven’t? Well, get on it sister! Mr. Rogers is known for his research in this area, stating...
Back in April Papito’s preschool told us that he needs to be potty-trained by September, when he moves to the “big kids” class upstairs. So I leisurely started putting him on the potty now and then, decorated a jar...
Not long ago I was in the car with my teenagers. I let them have control of the sound system sometimes. When that happens, they play mostly the same songs over and over again. Among all kinds of music,...
Having a baby can be quite exciting. From finding out you’re pregnant, to picking out the first items on your registry, each step builds in anticipation until the day you get to hold your bundle of joy. However, no...
While San Antonians enjoy the last remaining Christmas lights and begin New Year's resolutions, the Molak family struggles with the loss of their beloved 16-year-old son and brother, David. Four days into 2016, David took his own life after being...
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...
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...
Once I was finally able to juggle the car seat, stroller, and packing a diaper bag to get out of the house with my newborn for more than an hour at a time, I came across a new challenge:...
Education is a passion of mine.  As a first grade teacher, I have the honor of teaching children to read.  I truly love my job.  I also have the unique role of developing a relationship with parents and their...
There always seem to be lots of baby announcements in the spring, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got a whole host of events to buy for in the coming months—birthdays, baby showers, gifts for new moms,...
As if 2020 wasn't terrible enough, my baby is starting middle school this week. For reference, 6 years ago, I wrote a long-winded, overly emotional post half in tears about how she was starting kindergarten. For more reference, kindergarten...

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