The [Suite] Aquatic[a]: Awesome, Even Without Steve Zissou

Disclaimer :: The Omni generously provided one of our contributors with an overnight stay at the Aquatica Suite.  All opinions and thoughts are her own. My husband, children and I recently spent a night in the Aquatica Suite at the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade.  We live in Oak Hills, and the hotel’s location at […]

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“I Don’t Know Where We Would Be” {Sponsored}

Imagine what it’s like to be a doctor, only to be told your child has something you can’t diagnose or fix.  This is exactly how Charlotte felt when she, an elementary school educator and counselor, continued to watch her child continue to suffer in school.  After all, elementary school is her speciality.  Shouldn’t she, his mom, […]

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I am a San Antonio Mom :: Katy Mimari of Caden Lane & Nursery Couture

Katy Mimari, designer of Caden Lane and owner of Nursery Couture baby and children’s boutique right here in San Antonio, is a successful, dynamic and inspiring mom of three.  She’s also my sister-in-law (and she’s become a true friend to me), very opinionated, and privy to all things “mom” in her daily business dealings.  Katy is the […]

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Three Ways to Beat the Summer Body Blues

July’s arrival means there’s a good chance you’ve already survived summer’s biggest downer: swimsuit shopping! But, there’s also a good chance that you haven’t been able to lose those pounds you vowed you’d get off before you wore it. That can lead to one of two outcomes. Either you’re sweating it out in your yoga […]

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Raising My Daughter

Have you seen this video? Watch it. Seriously.  It will be the best two minutes of your day.   Done? Need a tissue? Or a whole box? The two minutes it took to watch this video opened my eyes to the new world I found myself in without realizing I was there. I’m talking about […]

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In Defense of the “SAHD”

I feel the need to defend the SAHD (yes, the Stay-At-Home Dad.)   My husband happens to be a SAHD, and quite frankly, I just want everyone to stop being an a*hole about it. No one seems to bat an eye at the idea that a woman might stay at home and care for her children.  […]

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School Uniforms: The Who, What, Where, Why and How | Alamo City Moms Blog

School uniforms: The who, what, when, where, why and how

I am thrilled that my son, F.T., got plucked off the waiting list and will be attending Great Hearts Monte Vista this fall. This is the first time F.T. will be attending a school that requires uniforms, so I have been asking my friends for advice. Here is some of what I’ve learned so far, […]

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The JW Marriott: Your luxury staycation destination

Disclosure :: The JW Marriott generously provided one of our contributors with a stay at this lovely hotel.  All thoughts and opinions are Taylor’s own.   Where can you find a beautiful resort, thrilling water park, luxurious spa, and championship golf course—all without leaving the confines of the city limits? There’s only one place, and […]

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Perspectives on Parenting: Why being a working mom is best for me

Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you and your family.  We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling guilty or judged for them!  So we are bringing you a new series: Perspective’s on Parenting.  Every month we […]

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Perspectives on Parenting: Why being a stay-at-home mom is best for me

Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you and your family.  We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling guilty or judged for them!  So we are bringing you a new series: Perspectives on Parenting.  Every month […]

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Evolution of the First Birthday

As a mom of six kids, I’ve had the opportunity to throw a few birthday parties. Over time my methodology has evolved and simplified. This past week, my youngest child turned one, and it made me think back to the differences between when my oldest turned one compared to my youngest. If you are the […]

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Our birthday tradition: an oral history of the day you were born | Alamo City Moms Blog

Our birthday tradition: an oral history of the day you were born

Wow, Alamo City Moms Blog is a year old ! I am looking forward to getting together with the co-founders and the original contributors and hearing stories about how it all started. (Lindsay and Brooke shared a few tidbits about the founding in this look back.) In my family, it’s a birthday tradition to tell […]

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