My three-year-old’s honest confession: “I’m mad at you. I don’t want to be happy … but I love you.” His scowl as he spat these words at me was so fierce it took me aback. My head spun, and I breathed in. My big, pregnant belly has been making me quite short of breath lately, […]
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Attention ladies and gentlemen, thank you for choosing to ride the Ultimate Thrill Coaster – PARENTHOOD! Please keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times. The ride can get a bit bumpy, but trust us, it will go much faster than you expect. Pregnancy can be exciting, and could easily be considered […]
If you’re a parent of a child old enough to talk, then I know that you know what I’m talking about when I speak of the toddler logic train. They think it one second and then they say it the next — all the while leaving us with to deal with red faces while we […]
Guest Submission by Julie Degollado There’s a reason that the symbol for Autism is a multi-colored puzzle piece. As a mom with two boys who are on the spectrum, my world is often a maze of figuring out how to get the round peg to fit in the square hole. April is National Autism Awareness […]
WHO :: New and Expectant Mothers and Their Support Crew!
WHEN :: Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
WHERE :: Edinburg Regional Medical Center
WHAT :: Attendees will have the opportunity to be face-to-face with a select vendors, have real conversations with industry professionals, tour the Edinburg Women’s Corner and learn more about the Edinburg Children’s Hospital, enjoy food & drinks, giveaways and fabulous swag bags!
INFO :: Read all the details
TICKETS :: https://bloomrgv.eventbrite.com/
We’ve officially begun our countdown to Bloom, An Event for New and Expecting Moms and Their Support Crew! We’re days away from this special event filled with information, resources, and, most importantly, SWAG for new and expecting moms! We’d like to invite you to remember back to welcoming home that first bundle of joy. Was […]
What is it about social media that draws us into a sense of community, and solidarity, but also into a sense of uncertainty and anxiety? With every picture, every post, every comment, I feel as though I am never enough — and then I feel guilty for feeling that way! I wish that I weren’t like […]
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 […]