Ah, summer vacation. I love it. It brings with it the hope of relaxation and rest amidst a life full of chaos and craziness. It’s a change of seasons and a change of schedules, at least for those of us who live according to the school calendar. And, of course, our family vacation is exactly […]
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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 […]
To the moon and back: it’s a good way to communicate the indescribable love of a parent for her child. Even if it doesn’t always look that way.
I recently had my fourth baby. Before I gave birth, I was put on bed rest in the hospital for five days. Those were the longest five days of my life! Here’s a little peek at what was going on inside my head: That needle! I have to pee again. Who’s knocking at the door this time? […]
Children will make a wonderful ice cream cone print by working together at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville!
Christy is an amazing mom to three little ones. She’s chosen to title her post “How I Mom: Words Matter.” (You’ll see why as you read on.) This might be her personal story, but there are some powerful ideas in here for all of us. Hi. I’m Christy, and this is how I mom. I’m not really that […]
Did you know?! Santa Claus is coming to town! My favorite time of year is upon us. It’s Christmas, and you know what that means, right? Twinkle lights and tiny tots throwing tantrums. Frothy mugs of Abuelita hot chocolate and frantic mommies all around. Three Wisemen and ten million things on the to-do and the to-buy […]
Doesn’t everybody have those moments where you just want to give up and crawl under a blanket and not hear of it any more so it can all disappear? Maybe you imagine starting anew in another life? But would that be worth it? Is it what we want to teach our children? Do we want to teach them […]
As an adoptive mom of a fiery, strong-willed and absolute cutie-pie of a 3-year-old daughter, I am always just a little bit on alert for situations that raise the “I’m adopted” flag.
This has been my motto for the past few years. I was lost after losing my father, but his words have guided me ever since.