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 […]
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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.
Hi. I’m Claudia, and this is How I Mom: Most days, I live off a hot shower early in the morning and coffee.
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 […]
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.
Why is it important to watch the Summer Games as a family? Because we can watch women and men compete in the same sport as one another and thrive. Rewind to two weeks ago: Azariah, my son, and I were playing in the house before Romeo, my husband, got home. As per usual, when Romeo waltzes through the door, […]