As my new niece was being welcomed into the world last week, I was reminded how overwhelmed a mama can be once they are home with new baby.  Whether it’s the first baby, or number 3, here are some...
As part of Alamo City Mom's blog partnership with Brain Balance Achievement Centers- San Antonio, I had the opportunity to sit down with a mother who has first hand experience with the Brain Balance program.  This post is the...
I am not a quick decision maker.  Before making any major decisions (“major” defined by me as anything from buying a new TV to switching makeup or shampoo brands), I research product info and reviews from multiple sources for...
The best laid plans of mice and mothers often go awry.  I came to appreciate this age-old truth last summer, when I took my then two-year old daughter and newborn son to the circus. The tale I spin is soaked in hubris,...
It was one of those days.  Both kids woke up cranky, my husband was out of town, naps were too short, someone was pushed into the corner of the wall, milk was spilled at dinner, tears were shed, Mommy...
I spend time being grateful. I meditate and scroll through loved ones my family and I are fortunate to have in our lives, but it’s been ages since I have experienced real gratitude, the kind that makes you shake...
The breastfeeding learning curve is steep.  A new mother must learn to read her baby's hunger cues and her body's own signals.  Both mother and baby must figure out the shared mechanics.  All of this is set against a backdrop of little sleep,...
A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to take a trip to the beach with a group of good friends.  Amidst many laughs, the topic of motherhood came up and one mom said, “Those first two weeks after...
When people see my kiddo eat, they always get surprised. Why? He is not a typical preschooler with his appetite. He doesn't like fries, mashed potatoes, or macaroni.  Instead, he has a taste for foods like teriyaki and broccoli. ...
Last week Alamo City Moms Blog had the opportunity to celebrate the Grand Opening of San Antonio's Brain Balance Achievement Center. This new resource, brought here by local momtrenpreneur Amanda Petter, is part of a network of centers designed...
Looking for more about great parks in San Antonio? Check out our updated guide! The Best Parks in San Antonio Hardberger:  it's the crown jewel of the San Antonio park system.  So much to do!  Such natural beauty!  If San Antonio...
The first time I traveled with Jack was when he was six weeks old.  In my sleep deprived state of mind, I booked a ticket for the two of us to visit my family in New Orleans. I then...
Dear First Time Moms, There’s something happening, and it’s beginning to be a real problem. Here’s the trouble, my tired friends – magazines, baby books, that $5 app that I did love but that hinted at my maternal deficiencies, or perhaps...

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Roar, stomp, and chomp your way through summer — thanks to all the dinosaur-themed fun going on in San Antonio in 2024! Junior paleontologists...

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