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.

Now that we are well into Fall (even if it's still 95º outside), it's time to start thinking about pumpkin patches! The San Antonio area has an abundance of pumpkin patches ranging from church parking lots (some of the...
Wow!  That's about all we could say after our fabulous Moms Night Out on September 19.  One of the goals of ACMB is to connect moms in San Antonio offline, as well as online and after our first Moms...
  My almost 3-year-old, Jack, asked me a few weeks ago to come sit with him and have a picnic. He got the blanket, his toys, and told me we were at the beach. When he rolled off of the...
Y'all - I have a little secret to tell you.  I found THE best gift to give a San Antonio kid, an expectant momma or just someone who loves our city - a children's book written about our very...
Ever wonder where we got started? How did our passion and dream for Alamo City Moms Blog turn into what it is today? Let me tell you a little more about the network that launched us - City Moms...
I'm going to let you in on a little secret, I'm kind of a farmers' market geek! I always make my husband stop at markets whenever we're visiting a new city. Just last week-end we stopped for plums at...
Have you ever found yourself standing in your child's room, staring at a pile of outgrown clothes and wondering, "What in the world am I going to do with all of these?"  What about that Bumbo seat that your...
As much as I love spending time with my husband and child, I have to admit that I am quite excited about a night to relax with food, drinks, and fun with other moms at our first ever Moms...

Date Night is Doable

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Before we had kids, Date Night wasn’t a phrase in our couple lingo—hanging out together in the evening happened every evening because it was just…us. Once upon that unscheduled time, we had date nights more frequently, rarely going out...
  The Japanese Tea Garden is one of the best local attractions that you probably aren't visiting.  It's located in Brackenridge Park, along Saint Mary's Street, southwest of the Zoo.  If you have not heard of it, I'm not surprised.  I...
Do you ever find yourself wishing for a way to get out of the house, chat with other mamas, and relax with a cool beverage, sans children? Look no further, my friend. Alamo City Moms Blog is hosting our...
Like many new moms, my hobby of photography was born right when my first child arrived. I distinctly remember running out and purchasing my first big camera, a Canon Rebel, six-and-half years ago. I justified the expense, simply because...

Hometown Tourist

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I'm not a true San Antonian. I wasn't born and raised here, and the Alamo City doesn't lay claim to being my home town. But I have lived here for 5 years now, and I've still yet to do...
I grew up in a small town in Oklahoma, so my move to San Antonio felt very fish-out-of-water. Although I was far from a farm kid, San Antonio felt much like a bustling city to me. It was all...

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Volunteering As A Family In San Antonio

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Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as...