Pregnant and 45

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I am the product of a mother who gave birth at 15. Being just a child herself, she didn’t have much background knowledge to pass down to me the essentials of what makes us girls...well, girls. I never wore...
I am a little more than halfway through my second pregnancy, and throughout this entire journey, I constantly find myself in shock over just how different it is from the first. Now, before I go into how this pregnancy has...
When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby, my OB-GYN gave me a goodie bag that contained some magazines, brochures, free samples, and coupons. I had no idea what some of the products were, but I...
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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,...
Yes, you read that right. You should interview your OB for your upcoming birth to be a part of your birth team. Sure, this provider has been there for you through annual pap smears, mammograms, random pelvic pain visits,...
Earlier this year I stumbled upon an article in Literary Mama so engrossing that it provoked a strange theory I’m still contemplating. The article, written by author Beth Winegarner, is titled "Birth Meridian" and dives into the author's curious obsession...
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...
Whether you’re a new mom, a seasoned mom on round two (or three, or four...), or a mom-to-be, you'll find yourself in good company at Alamo City Moms Blog Bloom. From amazing giveaways and swag bags (more on that...
The day I knew I wanted to be a mother I was 10 years old. I told my grandma, who is now 93 and still remembers, that I wanted four boys. The day I decided to start trying for a baby...
About the time my daughter turned two, something odd began to happen. The general public had a lot of opinions about something that isn't their business, but I got their opinions anyway. OK, that part wasn't new, but they...
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...
During my pregnancy with my second child, not a day passed that I did not freak out. I have to push another human out of my body. I wave to wipe another butt. What have I gotten myself into?...
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...

Yes, Another One

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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...

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San Antonio Shines Bright with Holiday Lights (2022 Edition)

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Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season throughout the years include some kind of takeout (Taco Bell cinnamon churros when I was...

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