With the best intentions, sometimes I purchase beautiful blank notebooks intending to journal or write down the silly things my kids say. But unfortunately, most of these journals remain blank. Sitting down to write in a journal became another...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). The pandemic has forced many of us indoors for extended periods of time. Suddenly our homes are not just where we rest our heads but have...
We've all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. This has definitely rung true with my son. I know I couldn’t confidently handle his journey with hearing loss without the support and guidance of his audiologist,...
When all of this COVID-19 “fun” began, folks were flocking to the stores, stocking up (we’re using this term versus hoarding, but if you bought 47 packages of toilet paper, that’s not stocking up.) Not going to lie – we...
It’s 2020. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, social distancing has become something we accept, because at least it’s some sort of human interaction and if you’re friends are anything like mine, EVERYONE is pregnant. Between now...

Lunches During Virtual School

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As a mom who is always nutrition conscious first, I’m counting my blessings with being able to ensure my kids are eating great during their school day–at least while they are still home and in virtual school for the...
Anybody else tired of being at home yet? *Raises both hands and feet.* At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, stores were constantly running out of paper and cleaning products, and I was so thankful that my family had...
Even in the time of COVID, some things are inevitable and back to school shopping is one of them. Whether you're in the in-person camp, the distance learning camp or the homeschooling camp, supplies are a must. While we...
As an avid hiker my hope is that my kids will develop a similar love for the outdoors, but let’s be honest––hiking is, well… walking. A whole lot of walking. While in its simplest form, hiking is really just...
I’ve known for a long time that I’m an extrovert. My energy comes from being around and interacting with other people. I feel most fulfilled while surrounded by my dearest friends or family, chatting about our lives and catching...
Birthday parties have always been a big deal in our family. I love planning them, buying and making themed decorations and party favors with my kids, and watching my child’s joy when she sees all of her friends and...
Sometimes the kindest thing I can do for myself and my family is paying for someone to operate the bulk of birthday party stress. The chaos at an organized venue is also usually a bit more contained, and my...
When my kiddos were babies and toddlers, a portion of our day was made up of park playing and stroller riding. (I was the one running behind the stroller!) I took advantage of the plethora of parks here in...
Over the years, I have been asked more times than I can recall, “Which camera is best?” Or, I’ll be approached by someone who just acquired a new camera and wants to know how to use it. It’s nearly...

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Expert Q+A: Lisa Guerrero, Director at Barshop JCC’s Block and Dreeben...

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The JCC Block and Dreeben School for Young Children, providing care and education for children ages 6 weeks-4 years old, is the only Jewish...