Rosalinda

Rosalinda
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My Netflix “Therapy”: Another Night on the Couch

These days are full of work, running my kids around, and cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc. Sound familiar? Ever feel like escaping the mundane? Ever want reassurance that you're not a bad mom? Ever feel...

Teen Speak 101: A Miserable Attempt at Figuring it Out

Are you "woke"? I wish I were, but my teenager certainly doesn’t think so. Most of the time I’m trying to keep up with what he and his friends are talking about, listening to,...

My Greener School Lunchbox Challenge

School is around the corner, and as much as I would rather continue to bask in the laziness of summer, I am starting to plan ahead. I have the supply list from my kids'...

Creating Sweet Memories: Summer Extreme Treat Bucket List

I’m a practical girl. Sometimes too practical. I tell my children to always eat their dessert last. When we go out for a treat I say “no” to the extras. “You don’t need any...

Fiesta® at the Door: Making My Own Fiesta Ribbon Wreath

I remember when I first moved to San Antonio and I saw beautiful, colorful wreaths on homes all over town. I was living in an apartment near Downtown at the time and had little...

They Came from Texas: Books for Women’s History Month

I'm a pretty fair judge of the opposite sex, and I ain't seen nothin' that will touch 'em yet. They may be from Waco or out in Lampassas, but one thing about it they...

15 Ways to Enjoy a No-Spend Weekend in San Antonio

I don't know about you, but March is one of the toughest months of the year for me. My bank account (and waistline!) is still recovering from the holidays (not to mention my waistline!);...

Role Reversal: Worrying Over Your Parents

Remember when your parents were always hovering over you with a thousand worries when you were a kid? “Eat your vegetables” and making sure you ate enough was a daily discussion. Ugh! My parents...

One More Holiday to Celebrate: Three Kings Day or El Dia De Los Reyes

Some people feel that once Christmas and New Year’s are over, the holidays are finished. But Three Kings Day, or the Day of Epiphany, extends the holidays to January 6. Another day to gather...

The Mom Roles You Don’t See Coming: Harry Potter Birthday Party Planner

Schedule keeper, meal planner, chauffeur, tear-wiper, and nurse are roles that come with the territory of being a mom. But some mom roles still shock me. My boy scout son threw me into the...

10 Ways Educator Moms Can Practice Self Care for the School Year

Teachers, counselors, librarians, principals, and social workers are back to work as school begins for the school year. We educators enjoy summer break. Our stress level lowers, and we enjoy time with our own...

This Ain’t Your Mama’s High School: Freshman Year

High school was not a walk in the park for me. I wasn’t athletic, in band, or in pep squad. In my tiny Texas high school that meant you were definitely not in the...

Learning Together: Kids in the Kitchen

I did not grow up learning to cook. My mother did all the cooking and only rarely would allow us kids to do a small task. She was quick and efficient and had no...

Gaming for Moms 101

School is out for the summer, and for teenagers everywhere this means more time to play video games. Yes, I roll my eyes and sigh at this too. But it is a part of...