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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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Falling Forward, A Lesson in Cleanup

Failing Forward: A Lesson in Clean Up

Todo el mundo derrama, lo importante es limpiarlo  Translation: Everyone spills; the important thing is to clean it up. This is one of my mantras. I repeat almost daily to my little ones aged five and three. I want them to grow up without fear of spilling, dropping, dirtying, messing up — all of which […]

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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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