ACMB is partnering with BTX Charter Schools to share information about primary school opportunities and openings at BASIS Charter Schools. This is a sponsored post. Did you know that your children have access to a tuition-free, world-class education right here...
One in five children in the United States has a learning difference. Roughly 6.1 million children have ADHD. Yet as a society we still expect every child in the classroom to fit a particular academic and social mold. And when...

Peeling Back the Layers

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I’m a mom of two young boys, which means our family’s television time typically revolves around all things cars and dinosaurs. My eldest son has been all about Disney’s Cars – 1 and 3 only (2 is not up...
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...
Every day, when four-year-old Moira comes home from preschool, she barely makes it through the door before she strips down to her underwear. The pile of clothes left by the door looks like a person evaporated from within, Oz-style....
To my youngest, This is your very last week of preschool. Only two more Tuesdays and Thursdays together. Only two of our "special days" left, when we go on play dates, have friends over, or go to the store and...
This post is a paid partnership between Alamo City Moms and Alamo Colleges District. The text was provided by Haneen Rafati, a student at Northwest Vista College. As a young adult who was fresh out of high school, I underestimated how...
My two boys are in first grade. I spent the better part of their Kindergarten year complaining about school stuff.  I guess you could call me a reformed complainer. Don’t get me wrong: there’s plenty of stuff about first grade...
  As a librarian, I love this time of year!  It’s a chance for me to get acquainted with a room full of books that have been resting all summer in my unusually quiet library, as well as unpack boxes...
Depending on your kiddo, summer reading can be a chore. Not sure how to flip the page and get your children into reading? Free summer reading programs can keep kids turning pages—and earning rewards. Using a free summer reading...
If you've been in San Antonio for the last few years, chances are you've heard about Pre-K 4 SA.  Pre-K 4 SA is San Antonio's program to provided free pre-k classes for everyone. The program is in it's first...
Back to school is upon us and this year it seems more expensive than ever. If you're staring at school supply lists wondering where to find that semi-hex graphite drawing pencil, a rainbow of poly folders and enough glue...
What an, dare I say it, AMAZING group of educators we had nominated during the search for the ACM 2021 Amazing Teacher. SO much so, we're going to honor 10... YES TEN! Amazing Teachers. San Antonio is home to...
It’s interesting how much of our kids’ lives are bookmarked by the stages of school. With my youngest heading to middle school, I’m mindful that our elementary years are over. (Yay for no more shoebox projects; boo for no...

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San Antonio Shines Bright with Holiday Lights (2022 Edition)

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Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season throughout the years include some kind of takeout (Taco Bell cinnamon churros when I was...

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