As the kids head back to school, some of us find our days much quieter. And, as much as we adore our children, we don’t mind getting a little time on our own to put the house back together either. Or perhaps, read a book? I know… what’s that?! But for many moms, by the […]
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The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. -Audrey Hepburn It’s that time of year. Graduations, endings, good-byes. Beginnings, new seasons. Recitals, parties, end of the year gatherings. A little advice? Be there. Be in the moment. Stop rushing around just trying to get through to the next event. Be here- with […]
I’m going to share a little secret with you. When I’m discouraged or having a hard day, this is what I do (okay, not always, but I try!). I look around to see how I can encourage someone else. I know what you’re thinking…. “But what about me, what about my problems?” Something happens when […]
Thank you, moms. You have served your family and your work is never done. You are the glue that keeps everyone together. It is all worth it. I promise.
Hi. I’m Celeste, and this is How I Mom. Let me say right from the start: These are NOT things I’ve mastered, but areas I want to get better at implementing!
The RGV Moms Blog is taking some time this year to write about our local non-profit organizations in a monthly series. We believe that it is important to know what organizations are available locally, and to share with our readers opportunities to give back and help out. We begin this series with the following Non-Profit Spotlight […]
It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely. –Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia As we are quickly entering what is […]
Throughout most of young adulthood, I had an inner vow that I would never be angry and lose my temper like my mom did when I was growing up. For my brother and me, growing up was anything but safe and pleasant. We have overcome much. My mom was an alcoholic and we never knew […]
There are many benefits (emotional and physical) and of practicing gratitude and being thankful, not just on this one special day, but all year long.
This is the grueling part of parenting- when our child gets their hopes up about a team, only to find face the disappointment of not being picked for it.