And the Award Goes to…

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A couple weeks ago, I received two half-page flyers in my daughters' backpacks informing me that each would be receiving an award for the first nine weeks' grading period and listing the dates and times that I, the parent,...
Being yourself can be one of the hardest things in the world, especially for kids. And when you’re ridiculed for simply being who you are, it’s even harder. It’s a situation many of us are all too familiar with, which...
Last year, I survived my youngest child's very first parent/teacher conference, and I am grateful that my son's teacher handled me just like her classroom: truthfully, firmly, and kindly. We talked for a few moments about my son's interests,...
For many parents, being told they should join their school’s PTA, or even just hearing the word “PTA” out loud, causes a visceral fear reaction, easily detected by twitches, scrunched faces, and head-shaking. In the not-so-distant past, that was...
The month of August in Texas brings two things, blazing heat and the first day of the school year. My daughter seemingly forgot how to eat lunch at school last year. She dutifully threw out nearly every day...
Hello, homeschooling mamas! I, too, am one of you! I began homeschooling my daughter last year (continued prayers are welcome). Little by little I've been discovering "Homeschool Day" gems around the city, and it left me wondering what else I...
Sitting up, crawling, walking, talking, and Kindergarten—these are easily some of the biggest milestones we reach together with our babies. Unlike the milestones that happen on their own schedule, Kindergarten comes whether or not you and your kiddo are...
It's almost here. The day I've been dreading for the past eight years is almost here. My baby is about to start kindergarten, and I'm going to be an empty nester. OK, the nest won't be completely empty, but...
As parents, we work hard to get our kids pumped up for back-to-school season. The first day comes, and we rejoice. But after the first few weeks, the excitement wears off and the challenges begin. It's normal. So how...
I want to preface this article by disclosing that my child has been to six preschools. Yes, six. Being that my daughter just turned three, I realize she’s averaging two schools per year. However, before you judge me, let...
En tan solo unas semanas, mi hijo mayor entrará al kínder y no puedo evitar sentir ansiedad, quisiera poder predecir lo que va a pasar, cómo se va a sentir, de qué manera voy a poder apoyarlo y tantas...
School is around the corner, and as much as I would rather continue to bask in the laziness of summer, I am starting to plan ahead. I have the supply list from my kids' schools, I’ve entered the school...
Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with CAST Schools. This is a sponsored post.   Connecting students to international travel opportunities, industry mentors, paid internships, industry certifications, and real-world problem solving, CAST Schools are reinventing the high school model...
It’s that time of year again. School supplies line the seasonal aisles of grocery stores. Red apples, school buses, and pencil clip art adorn the penny saver flyers, and August announced its arrival before we even realized July had...

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Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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How many eggs will you find in your neighborhood? Join Alamo City Moms and families across San Antonio for this epic (social distancing appropriate)...