Babies

Baby, Breastfeeding, Feeding Journeys, Infancy, First Time Mom

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...
Our brains have a lovely way of blocking out the most difficult parts of pregnancy, childbirth, and/or the terrible twos. It's funny how easy it is to look back at the past with rose-colored glasses.   With six years between my...

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...
Alamo City Moms Blog is partnering with Texas WIC to bring you information about their web site, breastmilkcounts.com, and additional resources to help moms along their breastfeeding journey.  Preparing yourself for all the things you need after you have...
Both of my babies are allergic to dairy and soy. Food allergies present a serious challenge to your breastfeeding relationship, but with the right support and information, mother and baby can maintain their health and happiness while breastfeeding. Here...
Disclaimer: I am a "breastfeeding helper” in San Antonio working as an IBCLC and peer counselor with more than one of the organizations listed below. Breastfeeding your baby can be an amazing experience, but you can also have challenges and/or...
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...
My sweet surprise baby,   Ages before I even knew whom I wanted to marry, I knew that I wanted you, my own daughter. When I did marry, I married a man who wanted you too. Little did we know at...
I can write this only now that I have officially survived having “two under two.” Never mind my freshly minted two-year-old who hands me sass and facial expressions fit for a teenager on the regular ever since the day...
ACMB is happy to partner with local baby store Crib & Kids, to bring this information to our readers. This is a sponsored post.       Crib & Kids, a baby and children's furniture and accessory store located in the Vineyard...
My youngest is about to turn eight, and today I started poking around for his birthday book in preparation to write my annual letter to him. (Read: in hopes that I wouldn’t completely forget to write my annual letter...
Rubbing my large (L-A-R-G-E) belly, I’d daydream about the next stage of becoming a mother and all the newborn yumminess to come. For me, a large part of that was nursing my baby. It was the most natural thing...
When you hear the news that your friend/sibling/child is pregnant, there’s a swell of emotions that crests in an explosion of joy, love, and sometimes a watery substance from your eyes. You might picture yourself holding a tiny baby,...
ACMB is happy to partner with Crib & Kids, a local baby and kids' furniture retailer, to share information about their store and an upcoming event in this sponsored post.    Mark your calendars for June 21 from 11-1!  Crib...

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The Best Birthday Party Venues for Kids in San Antonio

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Sometimes the kindest thing I can do for myself and my family is paying for someone to operate the bulk of birthday party stress....