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A Guide to San Antonio’s Holiday Celebrations

Looking for the best places to ring in the holiday season with your family? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best places in San Antonio to celebrate the season. Where to See Santa 1. Santa’s Railroad Wonderland December 6–7, 13–14, 20–21, and 27 from 6:00–9:00 P.M. at the Texas Transportation Museum (11731 Wetmore […]

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Ballet San Antonio's The Nutcracker at the Tobin Center | Alamo City Moms Blog

Our family tradition: Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker

Disclosure: this is a sponsored post. As always, we use our discretion in publishing sponsored content to ensure the businesses, products and opportunities promoted will be of interest to our readers. Ballet San Antonio is part of our local arts community that we are passionate about supporting. We are very excited about their upcoming performance of […]

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Alamo City Moms Blog Favorite Things

On Tuesday, we gathered for an evening of fun and festivities with the Alamo City Moms Blog Team. Our night was filled with laughter, a gift exchange, and a delicious dinner provided by Pollo Tropical, the island-inspired chicken restaurant that recently opened its doors in San Antonio. And y’all, Pollo Tropical is delish! If we […]

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Veterans Day: Thank You for Saying “Thank You”

“Thank you for your service.”  There are always a few articles floating around the Internet this time of year taking aim at the phrase “thank you for your service.” Some people feel it’s become a reflex, as empty as asking a passerby how he/she is doing or blessing a sneeze. Some service members I know feel like they […]

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The STAAR test: What moms need to know about Texas standardized testing | Alamo City Moms Blog

The STAAR Test: What Moms Need to Know

STAAR stands for “State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness.” But it’s not bright like a shining star—it’s more like a dark storm cloud hanging over the heads of many students, families, and teachers. Standardized testing is a complex and controversial topic. My goal here is to give you some basic information so you can […]

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Tackling the DIY Family Portrait

Tackling a DIY Family Portrait

‘Tis the season—for making merry, family and friends, and the annual family portrait session. While it’s always a nice treat to enjoy a fabulous session with a professional photographer, sometimes—because of schedules, timing, or finances—it’s not feasible to squeeze it in. If that sounds like your family this year, tackle your family portrait in DIY […]

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Guide to Childcare, Preschools, and Schools in San Antonio

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to announce the launch of an in-depth guide to local childcare, preschools, and schools in the greater San Antonio area. Sponsored by Childcare Compare, a local website highlighting childcare choices and reviews, this guide on Alamo City Moms Blog will serve as a resource for San Antonio and the surrounding areas. The […]

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Holiday Mini Sessions with ARG Photographs

Alamo City Moms Blog is so excited to partner with ARG Photographs to bring you Holiday Mini Sessions! Who: ARG Photographs + Alamo City Moms Blog What: 20-Minute Holiday Photo Shoot Where: Landa Library When: November 18th, 2014 (9:40am- 1:00pm) Why: To capture a great holiday photograph of your little ones at a discounted price ($85), exclusively for Alamo […]

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