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. Alejandra currently freelances as a copy writer and translator, besides teaching piano.

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...

A Lesson in Kindness

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They’re building on the lot next to my house. There’s constant noise and construction trash left behind. From drilling that begins at dawn to hammering that goes on until dusk, it's annoying. Add dirt...

Bear With Me, Kids: Mom Has An Accent

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The other day someone made fun of my accent, and it really hurt my feelings. Well…kind of. Not really.  As I was doing my best to express myself in a language that is not my...

Lo Siento Niños, Mamá Habla Con Acento

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El otro día, alguien se burló de mí por la manera en la que hablo inglés, y la verdad es que me hizo sentir muy mal. Bueno, más o menos.  Estaba haciendo mi mejor esfuerzo...
indoor activities for kids in san antonio

Beat the Heat: Indoor Activities for San Antonio Kids

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Oh, summer—wonderful, beautiful summer! No more school, only pools, barbecues, and fun in the sun. It’s the perfect time to spend the days outside, except when you live in Texas and it gets too...
indoor activities for kids in san antonio

¡Huye del Calor! Actividades en Interiores Para Hacer Este Verano

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¡Ay verano, lindo y maravilloso verano! Sin escuela, sin preocupaciones, sólo albercas, sol y diversión. Los días son perfectos para pasarlos afuera… a menos que vivas en Texas y el calor llega más rápido...