Now that we’re more than a year into pandemic life and COVID-19 vaccines are widely available, we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief! This has been quite the year. I had the opportunity to interview Ayo Avworo,...
I took out a sander and just went for it. I just wanted to get the thing done. How hard could it be? “It’s just a table and I am more than capable,” I said to myself. I’ve had my kitchen table...
Sweet, and salted, and gooey, oh my! From homemade in Mom’s kitchen to special-ordered from a local baker, cookies are always the answer to a better mood—at least in our house! I have two rowdy boys that can go from...

Dear Scale: It Is Over

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For as long as I can remember, I have been in a toxic relationship with my scale. For the better part of my “adulthood” I have measured more than a number on its digital display, admittedly way more than...
Community gardens are all around the San Antonio area. They are a great place to enjoy some nature but also to learn about gardening and provide community interaction. Usually these gardens are started by a local organization or committee...
  Garner State Park has been on my bucket list since moving to San Antonio. We finally went camping there with our kids over Spring Break and it did not disappoint! With beautiful scenery, tons of activities, and a lodging...
Listen, I really didn’t want one more thing to care about. I know that sounds hard-hearted. But this has been a season where everything that happens is of an incredibly urgent nature—the interconnectivity of COVID-19, racial justice, poverty, our...
Grief. I know it well. We are old friends, Grief and I. We first got acquainted in 2015: the year we lost my sweet cousin Taylor and my sister-in-law Rita within a month of each other. Grief introduced itself...
Periods, menstruation, Aunt Flo, moon time, that-time-of-the-month…No matter what you call it, periods can be quite the hassle. They come when they want, and overstay their welcome, bringing with them moodiness, cramps, headaches, sore breasts, aching back, and everything...
In this episode, Natalie encourages those of us who find ourselves giving up on New Year's resolutions, Jenny tells us why 'quaratinis' just aren't for her, Lizzy lets us in on her journey through postpartum depression and from Maria...
There are a lot of school districts in San Antonio, and each school district calendar is a little different. Many of these school calendars will continue to change as plans evolve for the 2021-2022 school year. Please check the...
Dr. Lauren Sadovsky is a General Pediatrician with Cevey Pediatrics who cares for children from birth until they graduate from high school, treating anything from a common cold to anxiety and depression. She has a particular interest in normal/abnormal...
  I was browsing around on social media the other day and came across a cute video of a mother and her teen daughter comparing makeup trends from the mother’s teen years (the 90’s) and her daughter’s present-day makeup routine....
You’ve probably heard the joke that Mexican food is all the same, and it’s funny, because it’s true. If you really think about it, most Mexican dishes are basically a tortilla or some sort of corn vessel with meat,...

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Volunteering As A Family In San Antonio

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Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as...