As soon as he was born, my son seemed to absolutely love sticking out his tongue. He did it while he was sleeping, when he was awake and hungry, during tummy time... anytime he felt like it, and it...
When we say we're here for all moms—we mean it. We don't, in the slightest, just mean 'perfect' moms, in ideal marriages, with sparkly lives. We mean the moms who get STDs from their partners, who feel incomplete without...
“Write so others can understand without you explaining what it says.” I told my son this the other day. Even though he can correctly spell many words at 6-years-old, his handwriting is a challenge. Ever since he started pre-handwriting...

Escritura Para Niños

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“Escribe para que quien lea pueda entender” - le dije el otro día a mi hijo en primer grado. A sus 6 años y aunque puede deletrear correctamente muchas de las palabras que están a su nivel, aún enfrenta...
Summertime, and the livin' is easy—especially if you’re a teen who just got out of school for the summer. While most teens would love to spend their summer catching up on sleep, swimming, and hanging out with friends, there...
Amanda: Hi friends, Amanda, with Alamo City Moms here. We are with Courtney who's the owner of Crib and Kids. She's at her store right now. You can see behind her how many goodies she has in there. And we're...
One thing I love about kids is their eagerness to befriend others. Whenever we visit the playground, I enjoy watching these cute, little humans accept each other immediately and wholeheartedly—it makes my heart happy. So imagine my surprise when...
Between my three daughters, who are all elementary age, but not consecutive sizes, I feel like we have wardrobes for every size of kid. Our closets are full of too-big or too-small boxes of clothes, which I’m saving for...
I’ve always read out loud to my children, even before they were born! Later, I would read to them at bedtime. I've also always encouraged audiobooks. These were great as my children were beginning readers and later as we...
I have a preschooler. I have a preschooler who loves to talk. I have a preschooler who loves to talk about everything but school. Honestly, I had no idea that the ambiguous answers to the standard, "How was your day?" would start...

A Covidversary

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This time last year I was ramping up to head to Mexico for my mom’s 60th birthday. Being one of four kids, trying to get us all in the same place at once is always a feat. We started...

A Letter to My Firstborn

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Little Man, It’s hard to believe you’ve already been in our lives for two and a half years. It seems just yesterday we discovered our newlywed world would be changed forever when I first saw those two pink lines...
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 strange objects. These were all...
When parents think of their teen’s phone use, they often imagine hitching a ride with Uber, ordering a pizza on Grubhub, or making videos on social media. But smartphones, social media, and convenience apps have made access to illegal...

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Think Small to Score Big: Shop Local to Fill Your Gift...

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You want cool gifts? Think small. You don’t want to worry about where your gifts are coming from? Think local. Shop small and shop...