We are crashing into the new year at full speed at my house, how 'bout you? I realized yesterday that the dry erase board containing our "family calendar" was still showing the month of November. I was so overwhelmed...
As a yoga instructor, I am familiar with the annual complaint that keeping a regular practice through the holidays is near impossible; I myself have fallen off the mat (figuratively here, though the literal has definitely happened too) more...

Feeding a Vegetarian

Earlier this year my eight-year-old announced that he was no longer going to eat meat.   “OK. Why not?” I asked. “Because it makes me sad to eat an animal,” he replied. Well, OK then.    (And, just to give you...
Some days I feel like a badass. I’m single, working, volunteering, getting gym time in, being a “good” mom. I even have a social life—go, me! I’m totally sure I have everything covered, all wrapped in an acceptable, society-approved...
We’ve all seen them, been in them, and wanted to get out of them. I’m talking about the school pick-up line. We sit in our cars, scrolling through our phones or listening to a podcast as the air (cool...
My surprise baby came a month early. I was 34 weeks pregnant, at the beach with my husband, our three children, and my parents, when I started feeling bad. I was having mild, but regular, contractions. I was tired. I...
Alamo City Moms Blog is honored to partner with Methodist Children’s Hospital to share more about their Level IV NICU. This is a sponsored post. In a perfect world, parents wouldn’t need to trouble themselves with learning more about...
In September, we recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 15,000 Americans under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer annually, yet in the last 38 years less than ten drugs have been developed for use in children....
Are you pregnant? Are you looking for something that can:  Improve sleep? Reduce stress and anxiety? Increase the strength, flexibility, and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth? Decrease lower back pain, nausea, carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, headaches, and shortness...
Disclaimer: Drownings can occur with experienced swimmers; please find a teaching method of swimming that fits your family. This is the experience of the writer and cannot substitute for your own research and/or experiences. No two children are the...
It’s April. I’ve stuck to my New Year's resolution, and I’m still going to the gym. Thanks for checking in! While you're here, could you compliment my biceps? Don’t they look toned? Am I crazy, or does my hair...
I had my first panic attack nearly four years ago on my way to the airport. I was dropping someone off, and I had my three youngest kids in the back of the car. My house had been broken...
If you'd looked at a snapshot my life on paper or, perhaps more accurately, on social media, I should have felt great. I live a mostly balanced life with exercise, a pretty healthy diet, and average eight hours of...
Great news for Texas women: as of January 2018, insurance providers in Texas are required to cover 3-D mammography with zero copay for women over the age of 35. Not sure what 3-D mammography is or what that means for...

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Alamo City Moms TASTE: Barbecue Tips from Three Generations of Davila’s...

Not all barbecue is created equal, especially not in Texas, where barbecue is almost a religion. So when a barbecue spot in Seguin draws...