I’ve always had dreams of having my kids in tons of extracurricular and summer activities. The whole soccer mom, dance mom, minivan mom, snack mom, room mom, rushing-around-for-my-kids-mom stereotype always sounded so glamorous. Now, as a mom of two with one on the way, I’ve learned a few things about all of the time, dedication […]
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When I think of “family traditions,” I usually think about the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. However, I’ve recently realized that we have traditions in so many areas of our lives. And a lot of them revolve around our summer trips. I’ll call them our “Summer Trip Traditions.” We don’t travel a lot, and […]
Get the scoop on events around the RGV this June. Family friendly, outdoors, indoors, educational, it’s all here in one place on the community calendar!
Summer is coming, and with those warm (okay, who are we kidding – sweltering, HOT) days come the desire to sit back, relax and cool down with iced drinks and cold food that tastes as delicious as it is healthy. Enter the chicken salad – typically drowning in mayo, filling and heavy on the tummy. Well, […]
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This past summer my daughter and I got the chance to travel to Ohio to visit my grandma, aunts, uncles and many cousins for over two weeks! I’ve been visiting family in Ohio almost every summer for as long as I can remember, but this was her first time meeting our “Ohioans.” I might add, […]
It’s all the rage this summer. Slime. “Everybody’s doing it.” Are you? We took a sip of the kool-aid and plunged in head first — literally. It wasn’t pretty. More on that in a bit. It started when my husband went shopping for ingredients this summer and another dad on a similar mission met him […]
We’ve gone off schedule, off the grid, and off the map this summer. But these days are loooong — and a little bit hot, right? So, in the interest of saving you a few Google searches, we’ve compiled a list of 10 family-friendly spots or activities we’ve discovered (or re-discoverd) across the valley. Family-Friendly Summer […]
Ah, summer vacation. I love it. It brings with it the hope of relaxation and rest amidst a life full of chaos and craziness. It’s a change of seasons and a change of schedules, at least for those of us who live according to the school calendar. And, of course, our family vacation is exactly […]