Maybe you’re having a planned C-section because your baby is breech, for medical reasons, or just because you want to. Perhaps you’re a natural worrier with a vaginal birth plan but want to feel prepared because you’re at higher...
"Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind?" The opening lyrics of the iconic New Year's song got me thinking... Should we leave the past in the past and never think about it? So I kept reading and...
Have you ever admired a friend or neighbor’s style, marveling at her expansive wardrobe and beautiful home decor? I certainly have while also wondering how it’s possible to afford such luxuries, and so many of them! Over the last...
Some days, the news makes it hard to feel like you can make a difference. But rather than get stuck in all that we can’t change, we’ve decided to do our part to put some good in the world....

The Anti-Resolution

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New Year's resolutions are hard. Every year I seem to begin January 1st with great ambition. I set my goals, I make my lists, I purchase all the healthy foods, and I mark THIS year as “my year” to...
Way back in 2014, when I was two months postpartum, I was looking for a way to keep my brain entertained while staying home with my baby. There were endless hours of breastfeeding and laundry and cooking, and I...
A few years ago, I had an epiphany. Faced with a new year and feeling the pressure to come up with some lofty and nebulous goals, I decided to first sit down and list everything I had accomplished the...
With attractions like Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the River Walk, and the historic Alamo site, it’s no surprise that San Antonio is the most visited city in Texas. It’s actually the 17th most visited city in the nation. San...
For as long as I can remember, I looked forward to breastfeeding. My mother speaks quite fondly about her own experience, so I always assumed I would follow in her oversupply footsteps when my time came. When I became pregnant...
If you’re like my husband and me, you have probably watched or at least heard of the Apple+ series Ted Lasso. The premise of the series is an American football coach from Kansas moves to England to coach a...
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I just want to start by saying that I have not been pregnant or postpartum during COVID. I can only imagine the number of things that pregnant people are missing out on during this time. Partners at doctor’s appointments,...
It's Christmas season 2021, and I'm celebrating this year with a 10-year-old and a 12-year-old. Throughout this year, I've noticed the changes in my daughters. Slowly, we've moved away from glitter and princesses and closer to black combat boots...
So you’ve just had a baby! Congratulations. I hope you’re doing OK and getting some (any?!) much-needed rest. You might be too sleep-deprived to have noticed it yet, but the holiday season is upon us! Christmas is just a...

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The Life-Changing Practice of Secondhand Shopping

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Have you ever admired a friend or neighbor’s style, marveling at her expansive wardrobe and beautiful home decor? I certainly have while also wondering...