The first time I purchased a new car, I was super excited to tune in to satellite radio. With plenty of channels to choose from, I came across a nightly program with Dr. Jenn Berman, a licensed psychotherapist. She would talk to callers about love, sex, death, relationships, mental health and everything in between; it […]
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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 […]
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 […]
As a stay-at-home mom of a rambunctious almost-2-year-old boy, I am always on the lookout for fun ideas and things to do with him. Being a former early childhood educator, I am often making lesson plans, activities and games for us to play. It was my husband’s 29th birthday that gave rise to one of […]
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 […]
If you’re reading our blog, you’re probably a parent — most likely, a mom. And we all know moms are the worst at putting themselves first. On the long list of things you have to do, finishing your degree or finding a better career path is probably dead last. But, what if… it didn’t have […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Grab a tissue and your camera. It’s time to go back to school! Download and print our “First Day” signs for a special photo to treasure and share!
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.