I messed up. As a mom, and a human, I do that on very rare occasions. If I had to guess, I’d say once every blue moon or so.  While I have mastered this shelter in place ordeal with almost...
I think it’s safe to say things look a little different right now. We’re working remotely, homeschooling our children, and trying to find ways to keep ourselves occupied as we shelter safely at home. As the outside world remains...
Whether it’s meeting a psychedelic rock gecko, watching a tamandua roam, laughing at a porcupine scarf down a peanut butter treat, or catching a moment of Zen watching moon jellies float, you and your kids can enjoy all of...
The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder to enjoy some of the best things San Antonio has to offer. I can get take out from my favorite restaurant, El Mirasol, but I can’t enjoy it with my friends over...
When the COVID-19 crisis first hit San Antonio and the food and supply hoarding was at its peak, I remember the sinking feeling I got as I opened my refrigerator and looked at my kitchen counters and saw our...
My sixteen year old son had just scheduled his driving test to get that powerful milestone of teenagers everywhere: his license. He had just gotten hired at his first job and worked one week. He had been...
When I had my daughter at the end of January, I knew that my world would be rocked forever. I felt like I had just gotten into a good groove parenting my 5-year-old son, and I finally thought, “Okay,...
Growing up, I remember my mom would always cry. Like—all the time. I’m not saying that my mom was perpetually a sad person, but she would easily shed a tear or two during sad and happy times alike. We...
Recuerdo que cuando era niña, mi mamá lloraba todo el tiempo. No estoy diciendo que mi mamá era una persona perpetuamente triste, pero muy fácil se le salían las lágrimas en momentos tristes y felices por igual. Nos gustaba...
  May is the month to honor mothers; however, this May looks a little different. Over the past couple months, we have experienced a global pandemic, school closures, job loss, and quarantine measures. I think I can safely say that...
Traducción y adaptación de la pieza Keeping The Sanity in an Insane Time, escrita por Erin. Esta es una época extraña y difícil para ser padres. Cuando los niños salieron de vacaciones de ‘Spring Break’, jamás imaginamos que no...
Being organized is not a strong quality of mine. I may seem organized in my regular life but that’s just because I compensate for my lack of organization with a busy schedule and a very strong sense of commitment. Having...
First, if you're a mom reading this, Alamo City Moms 100% encourages you to treat yourself to something from our list and if you're shopping for someone else, we hope you find exactly what you're looking for. Were you the...
It's not easy to put into words all that we're missing out on right now. The kids are missing their teachers, friends and freedom. We're missing our routine, mindless walks around our favorite stores and our people. Oh, how...

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Guys. It's happening. Things are opening back up. I feel the tension dissipating on trips to H-E-B. We went to the park today and...