May is the month to honor mothers; however, this May looks a little different. Over the past couple months, we have experienced a global pandemic, school closures, job loss, and quarantine measures. I think I can safely say that...
As a previous elementary and middle school principal, I can tell you first-hand just how hard your children’s teachers work to make sure that all children that enter their classrooms are not just given a quality education...
It's day who-knows-what of this quarantine, and we've all seen the posts imploring us to find a new hobby, bake bread from scratch, and solve a 5,000 piece puzzle to pass the time. Friend, this is not that post....
We both knew it could happen, but we hoped that it wouldn’t.  We had talked about it and tried to imagine plans for different scenarios. My husband had been placed on furlough already, people at his company were getting laid off...
In an ideal world, our children would grow up without having to split time between two parents, two households. Most of us didn’t venture into parenthood with that plan. But for those of us who’ve found ourselves there, it’s...
As some of us begin to “stay home, work safe” to keep ourselves healthy, we’ll undoubtedly be spending a lot more time indoors. And, while I’m extremely grateful for my job and the privilege to continue working from home,...
As a remote-working parent who homeschooled for many years and is now finding herself being pulled back into home education thanks to the pandemic, I’m in a unique situation. I’m comfortable with both public education and homeschooling as options for...
This is a weird, strange time we’re parenting through right now. While we are busy trying to grasp onto whatever routine we can, we all need to know that it’s going to be hard to find right now. With...
The costumes, the huge stadiums, the intimate songwriting sessions, the adorable cats....There are a lot of exciting reasons to watch the new documentary on Netflix that followed Taylor Swift through her last two tumultuous albums and world tours. (Major...
November 3, 2020: this is a date you need to cement into your brain. This is the date of the 2020 presidential election.  I am sure you are reading this and thinking, Ugh! Another article about politics. I am sick...
These days are full of work, running my kids around, and cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc. Sound familiar? Ever feel like escaping the mundane? Ever want reassurance that you're not a bad mom? Ever feel mad at yourself for mentally...
Halloween is around the corner and everyone is looking for the perfect costume. If you've searched for costume ideas online, specifically for couples, chances are you've seen my picture. In what now seems like ages ago, my husband and I...
>As I walked into the grocery store the other day with my four boys, my heart raced. I immediately surveyed the store and exits, making mental plans for what I would do to protect them should someone start shooting....
It’s time to head to the ballot box! While the calendar and thermometer say it’s summer, please don’t forget to make your voice heard and vote in San Antonio’s run-off election. The election takes place Saturday, June 8th, deciding...

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TEA School Opening Guidelines for 2020-2021 – What Families Need to...

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The Texas Education Agency has officially released its re-opening guidelines for schools across Texas for the 2020-2021 school year as it relates to the...

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