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.

I Never Meant for My Halloween Pic to Go Viral

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

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

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

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

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...
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Beat the Heat: Indoor Activities for San Antonio Kids

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

¡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...

Tuesdays and Thursdays: A Letter to My Youngest On His Last Week of Preschool

To my youngest, This is your very last week of preschool. Only two more Tuesdays and Thursdays together. Only two of our "special days" left, when we go on play dates, have friends over, or...