Having a baby can be quite exciting. From finding out you’re pregnant, to picking out the first items on your registry, each step builds in anticipation until the day you get to hold your bundle of joy. However, no...
As if 2020 wasn't terrible enough, my baby is starting middle school this week. For reference, 6 years ago, I wrote a long-winded, overly emotional post half in tears about how she was starting kindergarten. For more reference, kindergarten...
Before you roll your eyes and scroll on to something else, I’m not talking about staring deeply into the mirror to motivate yourself to do whatever. Please. We’re moms. Who has time to look in the mirror??? I’m talking about...
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and I am a part of this club no one ever wants to be a part of, and rarely talks about. Please note: if you have experienced pregnancy loss, this post...
This post is brought to you by The DoSeum. I have raised my three boys from infancy in the hallways of The DoSeum, and so many joyful memories have been cemented here. A morning outside at the water tables began...
It’s the most...wonderful time… of the yeaaaaarrrrrr! And by this I mean HALLOWEEEEEN!  We are all having to deal with whatever that’s going to look like for trick-or-treating in this, the year of the Great Pandemic Pause, so I’ve been stressing...
In my well-rested days before children, I never gave much thought to my sleep habits. But when my daughter was born, I obsessed over sleep. Her sleep, my sleep, and the seemingly unattainable full night of rest I believed would...
Remember those days of dressing up the family in (temperature inappropriate) outfits, consisting of coordinating shades of orange and brown corduroy and flannel, then carefully planning around nap times and feedings to visit the local pumpkin patch in the...
Tween years can be a construction zone with the need for reduced speed, maneuvering cones, twists, turns, and bumpy roads. Sometimes the lane narrows and you have take things one at a time. My first tween, my son, was...
As expectant moms, we put a tremendous amount of work in the preparation of all things motherhood. We work on nurseries, birth plans, prenatal and postnatal care and picking out the cutest outfits for our bumps and our little...
It’s 2020. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, social distancing has become something we accept, because at least it’s some sort of human interaction and if you’re friends are anything like mine, EVERYONE is pregnant. Between now...

The Death of a Pet

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Our cat, Tino, passed away in October. His was a slow, gradual decline and he was in his late teens when his health finally failed him, so his death didn’t come as a surprise to any of us. But...
I was adamant that I was NOT going to breastfeed. It took way too much work and I was not cool with flashing my boobs to feed my kid. Formula also seemed super simple, so that was that. (Spoiler...
  When I moved to San Antonio seven years ago, it was one of the biggest adventures I had ever embarked on—and one of the loneliest. I knew no one besides my husband—we moved here because of his job. In...

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Your Guide to the Best Holiday Light Displays in San Antonio...

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If ever there was a year that needed a bit of extra sparkle, 2020 is it. The glow and twinkle of holiday lights seems...