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...
We have partnered with The Bra Chick to bring you this story of successful bra shopping from our contributor, Inga. Why do I shop for bras at The Bra Chick? Because even though I am wearing my bras under my clothes,...
  As parents, we watch our kids navigate a wide variety of experiences, from their first steps to riding a bike and beyond. We try to give them the right tools to develop the skills necessary to ride the waters...
The time has come once again for everyone in the great state of Texas to collectively sigh and say, "I have to pay how much for my property taxes?" We are subject to paying property taxes on our homes each...
On any given night, if you pressed your ear to the closed door, you might find yourself in shock and awe at the sounds emanating from my bedroom.   You might hear a soft purr gently rising and falling in...

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I’ve been a San Antonio resident for more than 20 years and a Southside resident for a decade. Growing up on the Northwest side,...