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

Grandparents Should Be Called “Niceparents”

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“Grandparents should be called niceparents!” my son announced proudly from the kitchen at his grandparents’ house.  "Niceparents?" I asked. “Yes! Because they are so nice!” The reason that prompted his newfound realization was that Grandma had simply...

Must-Try Places in San Antonio for People Who Miss Mexico

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I love living in San Antonio and I’m grateful for the city that I now call home. BUT, like any transplant, I get homesick sometimes, and there is nothing better to cure it than...

Ten Things Gen Alpha Children Don’t Understand

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We are all aware that the world our children live in is very different than the world we lived in when we were little. Looking back as few as ten years ago, I am...

In Defense of Dads Who Take Long Bathroom Breaks

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It is true…what they say about dads. I have proof that even the best fathers are yet to be as selfless as a mother. You know—us moms? The martyrs?  Ask any mom of littles, and she...

After a Year of Virtual School

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It is hard to believe, but it's been an entire year and we’re still doing distance learning. At the beginning we thought it would only last a few months, and still, here. We. Are.  We...

Después de Un Año de Clases Virtuales 

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Parece increíble, pero ya pasó todo un ciclo escolar y aún continuamos en clases virtuales. Cuando inició todo esto pensamos que solo duraría un par de meses, sin embargo, aquí seguimos.  Todos sabemos que esto...

10 Mexican Dishes You Can Make in The Air Fryer

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You’ve probably heard the joke that Mexican food is all the same, and it’s funny, because it’s true. If you really think about it, most Mexican dishes are basically a tortilla or some sort...

Myo-what? Myofunctional Therapy, It’s a Real Thing

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If you looked inside my purse a few months ago, you would’ve found a baggie with a penny taped to a popsicle stick, a button hanging from some yarn, and a bunch of other...

New and Exciting Things Coming to San Antonio in 2021

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Oh what a year! As the world moves ahead from 2020, everybody is looking forward to what 2021 has in store for us, including many new and exciting things in San Antonio. Have a...

Something’s Got To Give

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Not too long ago, I came across a Twitter thread that really stuck with me. In the thread, @jenlynnbarnes described a time when author Nora Roberts was asked about balancing work and kids: “The key to...

I Think I’m Going To Miss This

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On March 6, 2020, the Friday before Spring Break, I picked up my kids from school not knowing it would be the last time I did that in a long, long time.  A few days...

Zoom Etiquette for Kids (Sort Of)

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This pandemic has been going on for longer than anyone expected, and it made the world switch to a whole new reality of virtual everything.  We’ve all done it––Zoom meetings, virtual happy hours, and FaceTime...
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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...