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100th Day of School

Hip, Hip, Hooray! It’s the 100th Day!

It’s almost here: The 100th day of school! A whole day dedicated to a very important guest of honor: the number 100. Kiddos have a blast showing what they can do with the number 100 in math, science, art, reading and writing! All moms and dads should also celebrate, because you made it through the […]

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Sea Turtles and the Cold: Rescue and Release

South Padre Island has our very own sea turtle rescue organization, Sea Turtle, Inc. According to their website, Sea Turtle, Inc.’s mission is to “rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.” The organization uses social media to announce public releases of sea […]

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IDEA Public Schools believes the road to college starts at a young age.

IDEA Public Schools Believes the Road to College Starts at a Young Age

RGV Moms Blog has partnered with IDEA Public Schools to bring information to our readers about their expanded Pre-K program across the Valley.IDEA’s philosophy: children excel in high school, college, and beyond if they’re fundamentally sound readers, writers, mathematicians, and thinkers. IDEA’s Pre-K program helps ensure every student is prepared for success in kindergarten and […]

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Dear Ceci, I See You.

At the beginning of July, I felt like the Back to School Mother of the Year. I printed off my children’s lists of school supplies, found said items and their uniforms on sale, and purchased their backpacks! My husband and I budgeted for the expenses well in advance, and I saw no point in waiting until the […]

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Motherhood in the RGV: A Great Time to Start Speaking Spanish

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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My “Baby” is Starting School

“You’re sending her to school?” “So soon?” “But she’s still a baby!!” “Why?” These are just a few of the many questions I’ve received in response to telling my family and friends that my (soon-to-be) 2-year-old old daughter will be starting Pre-K 2 this August. Yes, Pre-K, not daycare. Granted, she’s only going 3 times […]

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