Motherhood and learning a new language are both hard work. For some RGV moms, however, motherhood may be a great time to start speaking the Spanish language. Becoming a Non-Native Speaker I began learning Spanish through highschool and college courses, but I was too embarrassed to speak the language. Although I married a native Spanish […]
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It’s been two years since we’ve welcomed an official foster care placement into our home. Which means foster mom amnesia has taken full effect.
We are thrilled to be partnering with IDEA Public Schools to bring you this post, written by Jill Dominguez. Jill is the Senior Vice President of IDEA Public Schools in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.With 10 years of achievements under our belts, IDEA public schools have never been more committed to helping our students reach […]
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.
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 […]
I’m taking a tour I never quite expected now that my son is potty trained. It’s not one of those fun tours with a bus and an entertaining person giving interesting facts over a loud speaker. My tour is more like an ongoing chore and results in interrupted grocery trips and meals. For several months […]