Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Art of Green™ to bring you information about their amazing green cleaning products. This is a sponsored post. You may have missed the memo or failed to notice the blazing...
At times you may question whether you can sustain it: the unknown, the fear, the constant adrenaline that courses through tired veins as you accept you have a medically fragile child, one who needs constant medication to survive. My child...
“That baby has a headphone! He is so high-tech with his bluetooth!”  My two-year-old is high-tech, but not because he wears a bluetooth. He has a cochlear implant. If you're nodding your head in feigned understanding but really thinking, WTH...
ACMB is partnering with Baptist Emergency Hospital to share information about their pediatric ER. This is a sponsored post.   An allergic reaction. Labored breathing. High fever. Unexplained lethargy. The list of terrifying symptoms that require an ER visit for a sick child is not...
A mom with alone time? That’s the beginning of a joke, right? Sort of like, "Three goats walk into a bar…" Seriously, a mom with alone time—time devoted to just herself—sounds like a unicorn or Big Foot: rumored to exist,...
Let me guess, you hear “self-care” and think, I can’t even go to the bathroom by myself. When do I have time for that?! Or, Sure, after I juggle carpool, practice, homework, dinner, laundry and the stack of work...
Scroll down to go straight to the San Antonio domestic violence resources at the end of this post. A few jobs ago, I worked with a young woman with whom I eventually became friends. We talked a bit before and...
My daughter started showing signs of extreme sensitivity to sounds when she was a preschooler. Like most kids her age, she hated loud, unexpected noises, but what affected her the most were small, everyday, innocuous noises. She’d lose her...

A Mom’s Spa Day

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There is nothing I like better than a day at the spa. Opportunities for a little me time are few and far between. My mother-in-law usually gives me a gift certificate for spa services so I know I can...
In the early days and weeks after having a new baby, there are lots of warnings about postpartum depression. Online quizzes, concerned inquiries from your OB-GYN, and lots and lots of internet articles. Noticeably missing from that lineup is...
Nearly a year ago, a friend sent me the link to a 21-day meditation course. It was free, easily accessible via an app on my phone, and not very time consuming, so I signed up. I’ve always enjoyed the...
Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Baptist Emergency Hospital to share information about their services with our readers. This is a sponsored post.     A medical emergency is one of a parent's worst fears. We do our...

I Clean for My Sanity

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The outside pressures that moms feel they need to answer to seem to come in opposites. We internalize what other people see as valuable and then we weigh that against what we think is right for us. That ends...
Imagine you’re staring your biggest, scariest nightmare right in the face. You know you feel like crying, you might even get angry, and you definitely don’t want to feel it. Your body reacts with chills, sweats, and tremors. You’re...

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TEA School Opening Guidelines for 2020-2021 – What Families Need to...

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The Texas Education Agency has officially released its re-opening guidelines for schools across Texas for the 2020-2021 school year as it relates to the...

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