Disclaimer: These tips are brought to you by a mom, not a doctor. This does not serve as medical advice. As always, please discus all medications and treatments with your doctor. We began the plight of illness, the plague of...
Children today are suffering mentally more than any generation before them, with one in five experiencing anxiety or depression at some level. Their ability to cope with conflict, overcome struggles, and face trauma and adversity has been crippled by...
With the cold temps and desire to snuggle up with loved ones, it’s easy to fall into a rut of sweatpants and baggy shirts. Maybe you wear workout clothes every day, but you never actually work out. If one...
The reasons I don’t drink alcohol are more complicated than a quick five-item list, but perhaps not drinking is something you’ve considered for your own life. Or maybe, with the start of a fresh, new year, you’re looking to...
Hey, there. Before I get rolling on this post, I want to acknowledge the following: You should find a comfortable place to sit to read this, with a comforting beverage. We’ve all been taught different things about our bodies...
Alamo City Moms is partnering with Alamo Plastic Surgery to bring readers information on cosmetic surgery options. This is a sponsored post. To be truthful, in my 20s I thought cosmetic surgery existed only for very vain people. Then...

Turn the Page

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My husband likes to tell a story of when he was a child and his mom bought him lady shoes. Just like my four boys, as a kid he spent most days outside, tearing it up in the streets: riding...
My mother-in-law once told me a story of a mom who was at a breaking point and needed a few moments to herself. It was the 1950s, and she was raising eight kids on the South Side of Chicago...
The whole “it’s not you, it’s me” is annoying. As women, mothers, and spouses, we're used to the idea of doing anything we can to avoid hurting others' feelings (which, in general, is a pretty good way to think)....
Remember that intoxicating scent of your infant’s head when they were first born? How about that blissful scent of a toddler fresh from the bath, all rubbed down with lotion and squeaky clean? Well, believe it or not, the...
Hey mama, slow down—and consider reading a book! If you’re like me, you long to read for leisure. Maybe you daydream about creating or joining a book club, screenshot the latest “must read” on your Instagram feed to save...
I am a generally positive person, a “glass half-full” kind of gal, so when I heard that September 13 is Positive Thinking Day, I knew this was a topic I could write easily about. I am part of a wonderful...
A few weeks ago, I ran into a friend at Sam’s Club whom I hadn’t seen in more than four years, when my first baby was born. When I saw her, I happily approached her to say hi, and...
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...

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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)...