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Dear Ceci, I See You.

At the beginning of July, I felt like the Back to School Mother of the Year. I printed off my children’s lists of school supplies, found said items and their uniforms on sale, and purchased their backpacks! My husband and I budgeted for the expenses well in advance, and I saw no point in waiting until the […]

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Spanish

Motherhood in the RGV: A Great Time to Start Speaking Spanish

Motherhood and learning a new language are both hard work. For some RGV moms, however, motherhood may be a great time to start speaking the Spanish language. Becoming a Non-Native Speaker I began learning Spanish through highschool and college courses, but I was too embarrassed to speak the language. Although I married a native Spanish […]

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My “Baby” is Starting School

“You’re sending her to school?” “So soon?” “But she’s still a baby!!” “Why?” These are just a few of the many questions I’ve received in response to telling my family and friends that my (soon-to-be) 2-year-old old daughter will be starting Pre-K 2 this August. Yes, Pre-K, not daycare. Granted, she’s only going 3 times […]

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Vacation Bible School Guide

2017 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools in the RGV (McAllen, Edinburg, Harlingen, Brownsville, Mission, Pharr)

Yay! Summer is here and if you're anything like me, you're scrambling to find some good camps, activities and vacation bible schools for your little ones.    Vacation Bible Schools offer children a chance to immerse themselves in a week-long camp with a biblical theme, although some camps are just a couple of days. Crafts, [...]
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