As the kids head back to school, some of us find our days much quieter. And, as much as we adore our children, we don’t mind getting a little time on our own to put the house back together either. Or perhaps, read a book? I know… what’s that?! But for many moms, by the […]
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Hurricane Harvey has taught me that having a plan is essential, evacuations are not a joke, and staying calm is a virtue. During the initial storm warnings and watches, I saw so many mixed messages and social media posts from friends, family and acquaintances. Facebook statuses ranged from “Pray for my family please” to “Eh, […]
Here are our favorite recipes for making slime at home with the kids! Go grab some glue and get those hands sticky, we mean slimy!
It’s all the rage this summer. Slime. “Everybody’s doing it.” Are you? We took a sip of the kool-aid and plunged in head first — literally. It wasn’t pretty. More on that in a bit. It started when my husband went shopping for ingredients this summer and another dad on a similar mission met him […]
We love the variety of family fun events around the RGV! Make plans to get out and have some fun with the kids this August with this handy guide!
We’ve gone off schedule, off the grid, and off the map this summer. But these days are loooong — and a little bit hot, right? So, in the interest of saving you a few Google searches, we’ve compiled a list of 10 family-friendly spots or activities we’ve discovered (or re-discoverd) across the valley. Family-Friendly Summer […]
Will you go with me on a trip? It’s a trip of the imagination. We’re going to travel back to a day when devices and their tiny glowing screens didn’t dictate our every move. Back before “screen time” was a commonly used word. Can you fathom a time like this? If, like me, you were born […]
Have a free day for a quick trip to Corpus Christi with the kids? So did Claudia! Here’s her day trip to Corpus. Hint, water may or may not be involved.
Summer is quickly approaching and all the kids, and teachers, can think about is VACATION! What about a staycation? You know, a vacation in the city you already live in! My family and I took a mini-staycation, or two, and I would love to give you an idea on how to spend the summer in […]