*Spoiler Alert: This post may contain references to various theories about the true identity of the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, etc... A couple of years ago I was teaching a Sunday School class to a group of six-year olds. It...
I began buying books for my first baby before I even had him. I had read somewhere that one of the keys to having children who love to read is to surround them with books. I bought books that I...
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Confession: I'm a Book Nerd. With a capital B and capital N. I embrace my dorkiness wholeheartedly and I am only slightly apologetic for not knowing with whom the latest Bachelor is making-out or which idolatrous singer should definitely...

Learning to Let Go

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The clouds get dark and rain begins to fall. A thunderstorm rumbles away and I'm in tears. It's not because I'm afraid of thunder, it is because it is the first time I am not with my son during a thunderstorm. I find myself worrying the...
Spring has sprung, and since we have been subjected to a particularly brutal (by San Antonio standards anyway) winter this year, we are all breathing a collective sigh of relief. And as you inhale that long cleansing breath, you...
Dear Disney, {begin standing slow clap} I applaud you.  You’ve really done it this time.  You’ve created a MONSTER in my house.  And when I say monster, I mean a 3 1/2-year-old, song belting, costume wearing, Frozen OBSESSED child.  Nicely played,...
In what can only be interpreted as a clear indication that I have way too much free time on my hands and/or that some of my cerebral matter is not being adequately utilized, I recently found myself contemplating which...

Moms For Moms Day

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One of the things we love most about Alamo City Moms Blog is the feedback that we hear from you all when you say that you feel like you've found a mom on our site that you can relate...
Mild temperatures on fall days help make San Antonio a wonderful place to live, days with temperatures near 80 degrees in October. Five months ago, we were surrounded by family visiting from out of town, on one such weather-is-mega-cooperating...
It seems that several of my friends, myself included, are in the stage of life where our first two big-post-college-purchases are dying - our washing machines and our loyal dogs we got when we were first out on our...

The Great Debate of Baby #2

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It happened about two weeks after my now four-year-old daughter, Harper, turned two. "Sooo, Tay, when it is happening?" friends and family would inquire, grinning as though they knew a secret I didn't. "When is what happening?" I'd reply. "You know...Baby #2!...

The Bond of Motherhood

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I remember being pregnant and feeling my baby move for the first time. It happened to be Mother's Day. It was such a special and touching moment that I always feel that was my son's way of telling me...
I hesitated in joining the Alamo City Moms Blog because, as of today, I am a mere stepmom.  Sure we are hoping God will bless us with the ability to grow our family very soon and I will get...

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The Best Birthday Party Venues for Kids in San Antonio

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Sometimes the kindest thing I can do for myself and my family is paying for someone to operate the bulk of birthday party stress....