There are days when life decides to punch you right in the stomach. The uterus, in fact. Jennifer, this is not the type of thing you learn in the bathroom at Wal-Mart!! Rewind Earlier that day, I was at home — and for whatever reason — I took the mildewy, old pregnancy test in the […]
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Meal prep. Two words that towered in front of me like the Great Wall of China. I’m a mom. I have two kids less than two years apart and work full time. How the heck does anyone expect me to take the time to make my meals for the week and have them pre-packaged in […]
Gratitude is something I try to practice all year, jotting down different things I am thankful for as they come to mind. During the month of November, I, like many, was especially aware of all my blessings. However, when Thanksgiving rolled around, I was not feeling particularly appreciative. In fact, my chest felt quite heavy. As my […]
As women, we share stories, experiences and our very lives with one another in a beautiful sisterhood of camaraderie. When I became pregnant with my first child, I was naive, but so very excited. My friends and family showered me with love, support, and glowing stories of the joys of pregnancy and motherhood. They never […]
Moms… Let your children fall – yes, I mean this literally, and figuratively. I know that I may incite anger in saying this, but I need to say something. I get it, the real world is hard, and the initial instinct to protect and shield is all-encompassing, but you are not preparing them […]
Join us for McAllen’s 4th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the McAllen Convention Center’s Oval Park. Special appreances by the one and only Santa Claus and The McAllen Wind Ensemble!
Date: Monday, November 27, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: McAllen Convention Center – Oval Park
It was at one this morning, cradling my coughing two-year-old, that I realized something. These moments are ever so fleeting. It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday business and difficulties and lose sight of that. His warm brow pressed up against my shoulder, his little arms curled around my neck; instead of […]
Costumes are ready. Kids are excited. Halloween is around the corner. Here is a roundup of the festivals and trunk-or-treats happening all around the Rio Grande Valley! Know of any more events? Let us know in the comments below our post! Need a pumpkin??? Read our guide to 2017 Pumpkin Patches with details about when and where. […]
First of all, did you hear that Kate Middleton is pregnant with number 3? Yay! This morning we gathered for a brand new Coffee Talk. Go grab a cup of coffee, snuggle in to your couch, your car if you’re stuck in the pick up line, or wherever you are. We chat about all things […]
We love the variety of family fun events around the RGV! Make plans to get out and have some fun with the kids this August with this handy guide!