Babies

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

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...
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...
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...

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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...