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Moms are no strangers to other people's comments about their parenting styles. Everyone—especially those without children—knows EXACTLY what you should do with your two-year-old's tantrums. (If you're sensing a bit of sarcasm, that was my intent.) It has taken...
I just want to start by saying that I have not been pregnant or postpartum during COVID. I can only imagine the number of things that pregnant people are missing out on during this time. Partners at doctor’s appointments,...
We're thrilled to be hosting our second Bloom event with University Health System at the The DoSeum on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 6:00–8:30 P.M. We hope Bloom will bring together new and expectant parents, giving them the opportunity to interact...
Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of...
When I registered for baby gifts I had no clue what I was doing. I am not what one might describe as a "researcher" and my choices had much more to do with popularity and the items' aesthetics than...
Alamo City Moms Blog is partnering with Clinical Trials of Texas to bring this important information about postpartum depression and a unique opportunity to our ACMB readers. This is a sponsored post.   While as much as 80% of women...
For as long as I can remember, I looked forward to breastfeeding. My mother speaks quite fondly about her own experience, so I always assumed I would follow in her oversupply footsteps when my time came. When I became pregnant...
About 26 years ago, my mom began an embroidery project. It wasn’t intended for me, but for my younger brother. I don’t know how the sewing kit came into her possession. I don’t recall ever seeing her sew. Maybe...
My surprise baby came a month early. I was 34 weeks pregnant, at the beach with my husband, our three children, and my parents, when I started feeling bad. I was having mild, but regular, contractions. I was tired. I...
On June 1st at 1:12 A.M., I sent a text message to my husband, who was traveling for work and had just landed in Boston after hours of weather delays. Two pink lines had gleamed up at me from...
Maybe you’re having a planned C-section because your baby is breech, for medical reasons, or just because you want to. Perhaps you’re a natural worrier with a vaginal birth plan but want to feel prepared because you’re at higher...

My Deployment Baby

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I'm not sure if most people are aware, but "deployment babies" are an actual thing. A lot of military families end up having a baby shortly after the service member returns from deployment, because well, you know... It's been a...
Becoming a mom doesn’t happen the same way for everyone.  For some it’s an accidental blessing.  Others make a plan that just works.  Still others plan and hope and dream and pray….and wait…and wait…and wait. The calendar tells us this...
I've made it past the half way point in my pregnancy!  I’m feeling like a normal person again and have more than enough energy to participate in life again.  Smells don’t bother me (much) anymore and even though I...

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Tips and Tricks on Sourdough Bread (Plus, Where to Buy It...

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Everyone seems to be making sourdough these days. It certainly caught on as a craze during Covid, or maybe you picked it up later,...

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