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Valentine's Treats without the Sugar High

Valentine’s Treats Without the Sugar High

If you’re like me, you strongly oppose the idea that Valentine’s is an over-rated holiday created by the retail industry to make us buy things we don’t need — or that it’s an excuse to eat an insane amount of heart shaped candies and chocolates. Not to mention the flowers and cards we have to buy, […]

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Run with Me 365 in 2017

Run 365 with Me

I’m a runner. Most people who knew me pre-kids would concur. A few half marathons and miscellaneous races followed by three kids in three years has me now back at square one – itching to run again. So this year I have decided to run ONE MILE A DAY. Yup. Sounds easy and hard all […]

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The Truth About Mommy Anger

The Truth About Mommy Anger

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 […]

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I Had the Fun Mom

I Had the “Fun Mom” {Motherhood & Mental Health}

The RGV Moms Blog is honored to share this guest post by Wendy L. Smith. We think Wendy’s personal story and powerful advice about mental health and family well-being is an important topic to bring up during the holiday season. I had the Fun Mom. Our house was where my friends wanted to hang out, mostly […]

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Fall Races in the RGV 2016

Fall Races in the RGV

There's something extra invigorating about running a 5k, conquering a marathon, or participating in a walk right before the start of the winter holidays (and all that food). Luckily, we've got several family-friendly races going on this month and next throughout the RGV.  Be sure to register ahead of time if you can. On your mark, get set, go! Tiny 2K [...]
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