It’s the cutest thing my four-year-old son is doing these days, calling together a “family hug.” I don’t know exactly where he learned this. We are unabashedly tablet and TV friendly in our home, so maybe I can thank children’s programming? All I know is that I did not start this, but I never […]
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What a year this has been! As 2016 is winding down, the RGV Moms Blog writers are taking a break to unplug and spend some time with our families over the holidays. We will be back in 2017 with great new content for you, but in the meantime we are looking back at 2016 and […]
After my husband and I were married, I ran outside to meet him at the front door every day in the evening. After being away from home for twelve long hours, it was exciting to see each other. I’d run and jump into his arms. Then comes baby! The first pregnancy was easy on my […]
The key to saving money- or getting it back- requires some good old fashioned communication skills: letters and phone calls.
Dear Newlywed, Looking back over the last decade of marriage, I have a thing or two to share with your naïve, confident and optimistic little self.
I was 26 years young. I imagined a picturesque life as a stay-at-home mom. Then reality quickly (and literally) hit home. Motherhood was not as I imagined.
“What are you two going to have in common?” my mom asked, when I had mentioned that my then-boyfriend, at 14, was older than I. How much older? Just by a four-year punch but significant enough to highlight my taste in older men. I think I’ve always liked older guys. I kept trying to connect […]
Hello you, How long has it been now? Ten years?! Time sure does fly by! I have attended quite a few graduation ceremonies recently, and it’s triggered many memories of you. Seeing so many high school seniors with wide smiles full of promise and hope has reminded me of the way you were. Strong, quiet, […]
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, […]