“Six Tips for a Successful Trip with Baby.” That email landed in my inbox about two weeks late. But it still didn’t cover what I missed when we took our five-month-old daughter on our first family vacation to Minnesota...
I’m not exactly what you would call an outdoorsy person. I am terrified of bees and run screaming like a raging lunatic when a wasp dares to invades my personal space. I truly can’t help myself. I don’t have much...
Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Topgolf to bring you information about their amazing three-story facility, Summer Academy for kids, and unique golf playing experience. It's not often busy moms can get out for a relaxing night...
Armed Forces Day is this Saturday, May 21. I think that day carries more meaning here in "Military City, U.S.A." One of the things I appreciate most about San Antonio is how our city embraces our military members and...
A huge thank you to our partner, Omni Hotel Dallas, for hosting the 2015 City Moms Blog Sister Site Conference!As a mom, it's not often that you get the chance to unplug, recharge, and spend some quality time with...
One of the (very, very) few benefits of having a traveling spouse is the ability to take advantage of the frequent flier miles that he accrues through the years. My family has done our fair share of flying on...
There are few activities in this world that will force you to confront your "adult" status more acutely than planning for and embarking upon a road trip with your kids. I’ve heard it said that road trips are a rite of...
There’s a special group of heroes living among us here in San Antonio. They call themselves the Cloud Walkers, and in the last couple of weeks, they did just that: walked among the clouds. For...
"Flourishing Fiercely" is the theme this year for a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group at Community Bible Church, which recently invited me to visit and speak about "Traveling Fiercely, Not Fearfully." One of the organizers follows me on social media and...
I’m sure you’ve probably heard the saying fact that when you travel with children, you are not going on a vacation but a trip. I am a strong believer in this statement truth, and after traveling with my two...
It was a perfect day. After a year of anticipating our visit, our family was finally at Disney Land. We couldn’t have been happier. The weather was wonderful. Our three kids, ages eight, five, and three, had done surprisingly well...
Only a short, two(ish)-hour drive from San Antonio, Port Aransas is one of our favorite summer destinations. The little island town (sometimes best known as a "drinking town with a fishing problem") has sure done some growing up in...
Inga and her family received a one-night stay at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa to assist her in writing this review. All opinions are her own. It's hard to get our busy family together all...
Going out of town with my husband and without my child is one of the most liberating and simultaneously stressful things I've gone through as a mom. When planning a sans-kids trip, the prep almost seems more stressful than...

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One of my favorite memories from childhood is getting in the car, cranking up the holiday music, and driving around with my family as...

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