Alejandra

Alejandra
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Born and raised in Mexico just two hours away from San Antonio, Alejandra moved to the Alamo City in 2010 with her husband. A year later they welcomed their first son, and in 2013 she officially became a mom of two boys. She has a degree in Communications from the University of Monterrey, and has worked as a writer and editor for both print and web media. A classically trained pianist, Alejandra currently freelances as a copy writer and translator. Favorite Restaurant: Palenque Grill Favorite Landmark: The Historic Pearl Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Fiesta de las Luminarias
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Piedra, Papel o Tijera — ¡A Dormir!

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En todos mis años como mamá, una de las cosas que menos he disfrutado es ayudar a mis hijos a la hora de dormir. Lo he hecho tantas veces que ya es en automático....
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Rock-Paper-Scissors––Bedtime!

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In all my years as a mom, bedtime has always been sort of a burden. It is one of those mundane activities that you do over and over again until you go in auto-pilot...

Motherhood Gave Me This Heart

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Growing up, I remember my mom would always cry. Like—all the time. I’m not saying that my mom was perpetually a sad person, but she would easily shed a tear or two during sad...

El Corazón de una Mamá

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Recuerdo que cuando era niña, mi mamá lloraba todo el tiempo. No estoy diciendo que mi mamá era una persona perpetuamente triste, pero muy fácil se le salían las lágrimas en momentos tristes y...

Get Your Arts and Cultural Fix Right From Home

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Nobody was prepared for the coronavirus outbreak, but one good thing among all of the chaos is the amount of resources we can find online to keep the kids (and us!) busy and entertained....

Where to Find Piñatas in San Antonio

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There is a long list of things you need when planning your kid’s birthday party: balloons, cake, yummy food. And if you live in San Antonio, a piñata is probably on your list too. Piñatas...

Las Mejores Piñatas en San Antonio

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Cuando estás planeando las fiestas de tus hijos, la lista de cosas que necesitas se hace cada ve más larga: globos, decoraciones, pastel. Y si vives en San Antonio, es probable que tu lista...

10 Reasons It’s Awesome to Not Have Little Kids Anymore

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I have a confession to make. Lately, I’ve been feeling very nostalgic about my boys not being babies anymore. I’m not ashamed to say I’ve cried awful tears reading blog posts about kids growing up....

Why We Have a Toy Cleanse After Christmas

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Every January my family goes through what I like to call a “toy cleanse.” We do this annually after the holidays and sometimes after my kids’ birthdays. There’s no science behind it: after they...

Las Ventajas de Hacer una Limpia de Juguetes

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Durante los últimos días de diciembre, en mi casa tenemos una “limpia de juguetes”. Hacemos esto cada año después de Navidad y algunas veces después de los cumpleaños de mis hijos. No tiene mucha...

Posadas: A Mexican Tradition

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Every December, people in Mexico and around the world get together with family and friends to reenact Mary and Joseph’s journey of looking for a place to stay in Bethlehem. These parties are called...

Saying “Thanks” Is Not a Bad Thing

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I recently read a post that said manners shouldn’t be forced on children, as in, "Don’t force your kids to mutter 'please' and 'thank you'; instead, instill in them true gratitude." While I’m all...

I Never Meant for My Halloween Pic to Go Viral

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Halloween is around the corner and everyone is looking for the perfect costume. If you've searched for costume ideas online, specifically for couples, chances are you've seen my picture. In what now seems like ages...

Cuando Mi Foto de Halloween Se Hizo Viral

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Octubre ya está aquí y todos buscan el disfraz perfecto para Halloween. Si de casualidad has buscado ideas de disfraces en internet, específicamente disfraces para parejas, es muy probable que hayas visto mi foto. Hace...