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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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Guide to Preschools and Schools in the RGV :: RGV Moms Blog

Schools in the RGV :: 2015-2016 Guide to Childcare, Preschools, and Schools

Looking for schools in the RGV? Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog, a premier source of information for South Texas RGV moms, is thrilled to announce the launch of an in-depth guide to local childcare, preschools, and schools in the RGV in cities across the southern tip of Texas. This guide on RGV Moms Blog will serve as a resource […]

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Thanksgiving :: RGV Moms Blog

It’s as Easy as ABCD – An Introduction to Celebrating Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love everything about it, family gatherings, the food, the smells and if we’re lucky the cooler weather 😉 Holidays have come to mean even more to me now that I have started my own family and it’s important that my daughter understands the who, what, where, how […]

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Book Ideas for Halloween

Reading books with our children is one of my  favorite parts of motherhood. I love to read, and I want my kids to love books and reading, too.  Over the years, I’ve gradually collected children’s books that relate to different topics, holidays, etc. Here are some of my Halloween favorites for preschoolers: The Little Old […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This post is dedicated to three amazing moms in my life who bravely and successfully fought breast cancer; my mother, my mother-in-law, and my sister-in-law.  I was 16 the first time breast cancer affected my life when my mother was diagnosed with Stage 1 Breast Cancer. Her OB/GYN had referred her to a surgeon due to […]

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A Child’s Struggle With Cancer

I will never forget the dreaded call I received one day late September in 1997.  I was teaching my second graders mathematics when my principal came to the door and said there was an urgent phone call for me in the office.  I knew something awful had happened when he asked me to take the […]

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