In my 40s, I have become somewhat complacent about lots of things: where I eat, where I get my coffee, my beauty regimen, where I shop for my clothes, where I go for outings with the kids, and yes,...
A video circulated a while ago with a dad and his daughter doing their daily affirmations. It was heartwarming and empowering and all those things that make viral videos happen. Never one to pass up an opportunity to improve...
It's Women's History Month and I want to not only celebrate woman who did not follow the status quo, but also introduce you and your children to books about these amazing ladies whom many of you might not know....
My husband likes to say that I get more done before 7:00 A.M. than most people get done all day. Now, while the jury is still out on whether he’s being passive-aggressive when he says this, there is some...
Disclaimer: The content in this blog post does not represent a medical opinion and shall not be used to treat or diagnosed a medical condition. The home remedies presented in this post are remedies that the author has used...
As a speech language pathologist, I have a passion for facilitating communication in my home—even more so because we have a child with a language delay and hearing loss. But at times, if the stress of the day overwhelms...
You are a mess. I am a mess. Bless our hearts, but we are all hot freaking messes. As New Year’s Eve approaches, we often examine the hottest, messiest parts of our lives and vow to change them in...
Daughter: "Mom! Come quick!" Me: Daughter: "It's an EMERGENCY!" Me: I should be more grateful that not once have these urgent calls resulted in discovering an actual emergency. Truly, the best thing that COULD happen from this point, is that I...
Cuando mi esposo y yo comenzamos nuestra familia, sabíamos que además de adoptar las tradiciones del país en el que vivimos, queríamos conservar en nuestro hogar la cultura mexicana y transmitirles a nuestros hijos el amor por ambos países....
If the aftermath of back-to-school season feels more like the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse, you’re not alone. My calendar is full, my fridge is empty, and lately I just collapse on whatever pile of laundry is closest come...
Disclaimer: This post is part of a paid partnership with Weisinger Law Firm, written by Olivia Weisinger. August 11, 2013: The day everything changed. Even today it’s hard to describe the absolute joy that Charlie and I felt as we...

Sleep Tips for New Moms

We are gladly partnering with Mattress Firm to share sleep tips for new parents. This is a sponsored post.   A new baby brings so much to a family: joy, excitement, love, and overwhelming feelings. A new baby also brings...
Sometimes it’s hard to see the bright side. When you’ve had a rough day, it’s hard to see past the bad. Things seem to pile into a mountain of ick, especially when your world view is pint-sized. You had...
Disclaimer: Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Perch, a company dedicated to changing the way people buy and sell their homes. This is a sponsored post. I’m definitely guilty of spending countless hours on the internet WAY...

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Tackling your holiday shopping with twinkling lights, music and fun, perhaps even with a drink in hand? Yes, please! If you want to actually...