We’re all guilty of using the phrase, “new year, new me,” and this year I’m not even going to try with that mess. I’ve tried sticking to workout regiments, fads, and meditation. The only one that truly lasted was meditation. This year, I’m not trying to stick to a resolution. This year, I’m putting myself […]
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I hope y’all had time to perfect that chip recipe I posted last month. Today, I have a follow up post: Mom’s Must-Have Salsa. Now, I know what you’re thinking, “it’s the RGV. Everyone knows how to make pico de gallo…” Maybe so. But this, my friends, isn’t just pico de gallo. It’s my mom’s […]
Welcome to my home cooking post! I am hoping to make a post about food at least once a month. But let’s be honest, it will probably be only once a year, because LIFE. If your family is anything like mine, we run through chips. More specifically, corn chips — you know, the kind you […]
I didn’t cry on my son’s first day of school — and that’s ok! This year, my first-born child flew the nest and started school. I was so proud! Over the summer, our son was able to attend camp at his school. As the school year neared, we went to several meet the teachers/administration meetings.We […]
Yay! August is National Breastfeeding Month! We’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) by following the theme of “Breastfeeding: Strength Through Support.” Breastfeeding can be beneficial for both mother and child. The rewards of bonding, burning calories (while pumping/breastfeeding), and gaining some of the first experiences of motherhood are amazing. I was able to breastfeed […]
Whether you’re going back to school to get a GED or a Ph.D., don’t let anyone bring you down. Remember, you are doing this to put yourself and your family in a better position for the future.
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 […]
Dear Moms Near and Far, You are AMAZING! Sometimes we don’t ourselves credit for all that we do. From waking the kids up, getting everyone ready and out of the house on time, to running around getting to every destination on time (or a little late, but who’s judging), preparing all the food, cooking, cleaning… […]
I lie to my child daily and I am a better person for it. Before I get into it, let’s all admit we lie to our children every now and then.