Aim high. Reach for the stars. Sí se puede. We’ve heard it all our lives. “You can do anything!”  We live in America, the land of opportunity, where all things are possible. It’s quite frankly a bit un-American to think...

A Tale of Two Guts

Guts work in mysterious ways. We curse them when violently ill, praise them in moments of bravery, aim to work out more to minimize their outside appearance, and understand their importance to our well-being. Made up of many parts...
Mi bebé, Hoy me quedé viéndote dormir, has crecido demasiado rápido y el tiempo se ha ido entre mis manos. Muy pronto, el bebé que acurruco en mi pecho se transformará en un pequeño niño que andará caminando por todos...
My sweet little baby, This morning, I stared at you a little longer and realized that time is passing so quickly. You will turn one in a few days, and soon you will not be the boy who sleeps in...
Children have no shortage of imagination. Whether it's exploring the many ways to use a cardboard box or translating a few scribbles on a page into a fascinating story of space cowboys, we can count on little ones to...
Imagine you’re staring your biggest, scariest nightmare right in the face. You know you feel like crying, you might even get angry, and you definitely don’t want to feel it. Your body reacts with chills, sweats, and tremors. You’re...
It was a warm April day in 2017 when I heard a knock at the front door. It was my next-door-neighbor with all three of my triplets, buck naked. “I found these guys dancing on my lawn,” he said with...
As my mom's cancer progressed, it started sinking in that I would have to prepare my three-year-old for “Mimi’s” death. Death is not an easy thing for anyone to understand, much less a small child. When I became a...
We had just finished eating dinner. My second grader and I were sitting at the dining room table when he pulled a worksheet out of his Captain America backpack. It was the homework packet he had lost earlier that...

Target Might Actually Be Heaven

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day and saw a post that got me thinking. You know, in a philosophical, what’s-the-meaning-of-life kind of way. Are you ready? You might want to sit down for this one. I’ll wait… Someone...
El contenido en este artículo no representa un consejo médico, son simplemente los remedios caseros que yo o mi familia hemos aplicado para tratar de aminorar algunos síntomas o enfermedades. Por favor, no cambien una opinión médica profesional o...
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 worried about us getting sick....
I am a “medium maintenance” mama. Definitely not a super girly-girl, but I enjoy spa days and cabin camping over the pitch-a-tent-and-sleep-on-the-ground type of adventure. I have very clear memories of playing G.I. Joe on the elementary school playground...
Yoga pants are amazing. They don't care whether my breakfast was a kale smoothie or a chocolate doughnut. They look great with a ponytail. They might fool you into thinking I'm going to exercise today when really I just...

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Alamo City Moms TASTE: Barbecue Tips from Three Generations of Davila’s...

Not all barbecue is created equal, especially not in Texas, where barbecue is almost a religion. So when a barbecue spot in Seguin draws...