Between my three daughters, who are all elementary age, but not consecutive sizes, I feel like we have wardrobes for every size of kid. Our closets are full of too-big or too-small boxes of clothes, which I’m saving for...
I have a preschooler. I have a preschooler who loves to talk. I have a preschooler who loves to talk about everything but school. Honestly, I had no idea that the ambiguous answers to the standard, "How was your day?" would start...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). What does staging a house mean? The purpose of staging is to showcase a home’s best qualities and assets to impress potential buyers and sell quickly upon...
Snowpocalypse 2021. I mean COVID quarantine was just a warm up for this, right? Now that we’ve all thawed out and showered, we can reflect on what that week in the Twilight Zone taught us. Much like the Spring...
Sometimes I just need to bake a pie. It makes me feel good. And it tastes good! After the year we've had, you may need a simple win. Let me teach you to bake a pie, and you might...
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...
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...

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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...