In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

With Chanukah sneaking up a bit early this year, I’ve been browsing possible toy options to add to our collection. If you're just looking for toys (and it isn't a general trip to the store), here are some places...
If your children are anything like mine, they begin compiling their holiday wish lists around (if not before) October. “Ooooh, I want that!” my preschooler shrieks, her eyes feasting upon a commercial featuring eight-year-olds and glitter body art. (Um,...
Okay, turkeys. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and I don't know about you, but a few weeks ago I started to become slightly concerned about my kids' table manners (or lack thereof). Contrary to popular opinion in my...
STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is a hot topic these days. Teens can build interdisciplinary skills through competitions in robotics and cybersecurity, but what opportunities are there in San Antonio for younger children to get excited about...
Sometimes writing for this blog can be tough work. I can't tell you the amount of research that went into picking the ten best bakeries in the city, but I did it because I love you guys! I tried...
Are you a mama on the go?  A mama whose kids' activities interfere with your ability to keep your sanity while trying to feed your family healthy, sensible meals?  Or maybe you are a mama who wasn't blessed with...
I'm currently serving in the US Air Force, and San Antonio was my first duty station from 2002 - 2008. I didn't have children during that time, so when I got orders to come back in March this year,...
An Introduction to Nia In the most general definition, Nia teaches you to harness the joy of movement. During the hour-long class, an instructor leads you through choreographed dance routines. The routines vary in style, focus, and intensity and the...
We are so excited to introduce five new members of the Alamo City Moms Blog contributing team!  Each mom brings a unique perspective to motherhood as well as a passion for raising children in San Antonio.  We asked these...
I was in fifth grade at the height of The Babysitters Club book craze.  My friends and I were so into Ann M. Martin's series that we adopted individual characters as alter egos.  Our assignment criteria were clumsy: the pretty blonde in our group...
With all of the thoughts of candy floating through the air, we can't help but think of the potential havoc all of that sugar can cause our teeth!   Just in time for cavity season, our friends at Stone...
Can you feel it??? Fall is in the air!!!  At ACMB, we couldn't be more excited to bust out the pumpkin gear, costumes and cameras and smack our kids in the middle of a pumpkin patch!  In our humble...
It's been three months since we launched  Alamo City Moms Blog and now we want to hear from you, our readers!  As we close out 2013 and plan for the future of ACMB, we want to find out more...
Alamo City Moms Blog has recently partnered with San Antonio's Southtown Yoga Loft.  One of our contributors brought her daughter to a children's yoga class and another participated in a pre-natal yoga class. Sarah and Katie are sharing their...

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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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