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...
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,...
Before children (B.C.), I was a teacher. I taught a Head Start preschool program for four-year-olds and loved it. I espoused the virtues of preschool—long-term benefits include everything from better marriages to higher salaries—to anyone who would listen. So...
  As you make plans for summer, you need to know when your kids go back to school. Here is a roundup of school district calendars for the San Antonio area. Print one out and stick it on your refrigerator.   Alamo...
My daughter started elementary school this fall, and it ushered a major season of change into my life. Gone forever are my leisurely mornings of 9:30 A.M. preschool drop-offs. Gone are my days of chatting with other moms and...
"The Ritual of Homecoming and the Sacred Mum" is an integral chapter in The Handbook of Texas Traditions. (Other chapters include "Why Your In-N-Out Argument is Invalid," "I Told You the Lord Hates Bare Legs; Go Back Inside and...
It seems as though the post I most often see running through my social media feed right before school starts is the “what to pack for school lunches?” post. Some are humorous, some are melancholy, and some just go...
I don't know if starting kindergarten for the first time is more stressful for the children or their parents! There is much more that goes along with this milestone than just walking into school on the very first morning....
Why Do We Believe In Dual Language Education? The number one question we get when people find out our children are learning in Spanish 90% of the day? "Do you guys speak Spanish?" “No, my husband and I don’t speak fluent...
'Twas the night before school and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, except for a louse. The backpacks were hung, by the house door with care, With no idea St. Nit soon would be there.   The children were nestled all...
"Please be green, please be green, please be green," I chant to myself on the way to school pickup. My heart beats quickly, I'm sweating a bit more than usual, and I grip the steering wheel tightly. Ever since...
Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with St. Mary Magdalen School to bring you information about their education program. This is a sponsored post. With so many education options to choose from in San Antonio, we wanted...
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...
Alamo City Moms Blog and City Moms Blog Network are partnering with Swank Movie Licensing to share information about their services with our readers. This is a sponsored post. Every PTA parent I know will tell you that planning...

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