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We have grown accustomed to seeing friends and family in a virtual manner. Birthdays and other celebrations take the form of car parades and summer travel plans are being altered to fit within the safety and comfort perimeters of...
It's all any parent can think about: what will we do this fall if schools reopen? Will schools reopen? If not, what will happen? How will we go back to work if the kids are home all fall? How will...
Spinderella, cut it up one time. Let's talk about (Texas) Sex (Ed), baby You may or may not remember what if anything you were taught in school about sex. I’m not talking about what we learned from friends or scribbles...
Quarantine hasn’t been easy for most of us; we have had to balance social distancing and at the same time, distance learning, work, and household chores. We have had to ‘multiply’ our time and strength, to overcome this situation,...
As we come out of isolation, there are hero interim-teachers, aka parents, the world over, who have done everything in their hands to keep their children entertained in the confinements of their home. During the first few weeks of quarantine,...
There is never a right time to talk to your kids about racism, but when the latest Black victim of police brutality is front and center on the news, we must face it head-on. That’s a pretty big earful...
I messed up. As a mom, and a human, I do that on very rare occasions. If I had to guess, I’d say once every blue moon or so.  While I have mastered this shelter in place ordeal with almost...
The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder to enjoy some of the best things San Antonio has to offer. I can get take out from my favorite restaurant, El Mirasol, but I can’t enjoy it with my friends over...
When the COVID-19 crisis first hit San Antonio and the food and supply hoarding was at its peak, I remember the sinking feeling I got as I opened my refrigerator and looked at my kitchen counters and saw our...
When I had my daughter at the end of January, I knew that my world would be rocked forever. I felt like I had just gotten into a good groove parenting my 5-year-old son, and I finally thought, “Okay,...
  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 experience, but...
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...

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Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season throughout the years include some kind of takeout (Taco Bell cinnamon churros when I was...

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