Adoption Is NOT About You

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I’d never loved something that didn’t love me back, mostly because I usually run from that sort of thing. When I feel rejected, my every impulse says to walk away.  We adopted my oldest shortly after he turned three. For...
"Leisure shopping" is a thing of my past. In my current, stay-at-home-mom situation, online shopping has saved me too many times to count. I've purchased furniture to underwear to gifts on Amazon. A few items stand out above the rest...
Growing up, becoming a lunch lady wasn’t one of my life goals. Not that I have anything against lunch ladies, lunch men, or anyone who dedicates themselves to school food service. Honestly, anyone who chooses a career in any...

Turn the Page

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My husband likes to tell a story of when he was a child and his mom bought him lady shoes. Just like my four boys, as a kid he spent most days outside, tearing it up in the streets: riding...
These days are full of work, running my kids around, and cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc. Sound familiar? Ever feel like escaping the mundane? Ever want reassurance that you're not a bad mom? Ever feel mad at yourself for mentally...
I have a very close relationship with both of my children. Their dad always tells me, “It is obvious that our children adore you.” Despite this realization, I cannot help but feel some deficiency as a mother.  I’m not an...
San Antonio has an exciting new distinction to boast! In its inaugural year, a new Day of the Dead San Antonio 2019 celebration is putting down roots here, and the buzz that this event is generating is positively supernatural! This...
Octubre ya está aquí y todos buscan el disfraz perfecto para Halloween. Si de casualidad has buscado ideas de disfraces en internet, específicamente disfraces para parejas, es muy probable que hayas visto mi foto. Hace algunos años, unos amigos organizaron...
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What to Wear When Nursing

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Congratulations! You have made it through abandoning all your tiny-waisted pants during your pregnancy and now your boobs are exploding! It is time to find a nursing-friendly wardrobe. I’ll introduce you to many wonderful brands that cater to nursing mamas,...
There are a number of things we mamas do over and over again out of love for our children: tie their shoes when the laces come undone every two minutes, read them that one book they always pick at...

Make It Right

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During a most recent horseback riding lesson, I was pushed far beyond my comfort zone and into the frustration and tears zone. I kept apologizing to the instructor for my failed attempts at a clear course and patted my...

Spooky San Antonio Story

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If you’re Hispanic, then you can empathize with the childhood trauma I faced of being scared into submission with threats hurled by my grandmother of how El Cucuy would come and whisk me away if I didn’t listen to...
Being yourself can be one of the hardest things in the world, especially for kids. And when you’re ridiculed for simply being who you are, it’s even harder. It’s a situation many of us are all too familiar with, which...
This post is brought to you in partnership with Witte Remodeling Co. Does crafting at the kitchen counter with your kids sound like fun, or do you get itchy just thinking about it? Events Team member and owner of The...

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Celebrate the Year of the Rat! The 2020 Asian Festival...

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Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures to promote the 2020 Asian Festival.  This is a sponsored...