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Mom Tiger Gets Sick

I’ll admit it: I have been very lucky. Since Jacob was born (exactly 18 months ago today!!), I have not gotten sick. Of course I have had days where I was feeling under the weather and certainly days when I was so exhausted and sleep-deprived that I couldn’t function properly, but I haven’t been actually […]

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Adventures in Sleep Training

I’m in a state of disbelief. I walk out of my son’s nursery and stare blankly at nothing and then make eye contact with Robert, my husband, shake my head and exclaim, “” HOW is this happening? Let me back up a bit. I’ve gone through the sleep training routine now twice with Jacob. Generally, […]

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Family Values Audit

This week at work I had to complete and submit my self-evaluation on how I am living into our organizational core values. This is a process that I truly enjoy. I believe strongly in these core values and through this process of evaluation I am required to to step back and really reflect on how […]

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Meet Rachel

Rachel Carreon grew up in the north suburbs of Chicago and has since lived in Portland, Oregon, Strasbourg, France, and Phoenix, Arizona, and is most proud to call the Rio Grande Valley her home. She works full-time for a national education non-profit focusing on leadership development programming, and was formerly a teacher in a k-3 […]

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