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 […]
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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? […]
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 […]
Welcome, 2017! We live in an electronic age where our lives are mobile and constantly on-the-go. When my 3-year-old needs to use the potty, he likes for us to read to him; Eric Carle, James Dean, and Yuyi Morales are his top picks for the restroom. However, sometimes I am guilty of letting him use […]
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 […]
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Top Ten Children’s Books to read to your children during Hispanic Heritage Month, as told by a Librarian’s wife.
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.
Almost four years ago I moved to McAllen, TX, from St. Louis, MO. I had pretty intense culture shock. That being said, I’ve learned to adapt and like the Rio Grande Valley. [Related: NYC to the RGV] Here are 10 things I learned when I moved to the valley: After being taught all my life […]
Ever since I can remember, people have told me that I look like my mom (and they’re right, I do.) Sometimes I look in the mirror and wonder how my mom got into my bathroom without me noticing! It didn’t bother me much back then. I admit that it did get old after a while […]