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father's day gift guide

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want. {Father’s Day Edition 2016}

Ok, mommas! We are 9 shopping days away from Father’s Day. I’m sure there are some of you out there who purchased, wrapped and hid your gifts weeks ago, but there may be others of you out there (ME) who have no idea where to even start — right? As I began looking for gift ideas for my husband, […]

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No Candy Valentines Day

No Candy, No Problem on Valentine’s Day

I think we’d all agree that there just some moments when our kiddos SHOULD NOT have another ounce of sugar in their systems! With most schools celebrating Valentine’s Day on a Friday this year here are some fun and easy ideas for non-candy Valentines for your little ones. They each come with a free printable […]

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Holiday Decorating on a Dollar Store Budget

Anyone else feel this way about their home? We’ve been in our house now for almost two years and as much as I want to have every room decorated and looking like it should be in a magazine the reality is my interior designers are two little boys named Ryan and Chase and well their […]

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To Dual or Not to Dual :: RGV Moms Blog

To Dual or not to Dual

“He who speaks two languages, is worth two persons.” “El que sabe dos idiomas, vale por dos.” Neither my husband nor I are fluent in Spanish. Unfortunate, I know. However having grown up speaking Spanish only to my grandparents I would have to say I am a bit stronger than he when it comes to […]

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Father's Day Gift Guide 2015 :: RGV Moms Blog

Tell Me What You Want, What You REALLY, REALLY Want – Father’s Day Edition

Am I the only one who feels like we just celebrated Mother’s Day, a few weddings and perhaps 1,000,000,000 graduations like last weekend?? No doubt the last few weekends have been jam packed with celebrations and up next on our calendars is Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21st. Aside from the ever precious homemade gifts […]

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Irreplaceable

Almost 14 years ago I became a counselor, nurse, mother, and teacher all in one day. It was my first day of teaching. It was me and 22 third graders staring at each other for a few minutes. Then it hit me — they’re waiting for you to give them direction! I learned that day […]

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