It’s a new year, and everyone is figuring out how to be better. Better eating, exercise, less cursing, less chocolate…blah, blah, blah. (Seriously, less chocolate? Why?) All are great plans, and I truly wish everyone great success. But today, I...
Whether you start celebrating Christmas early or “late”, there’s no denying that the holidays are in full swing. Cool, cloudy days, a peppermint latte, the River Walk draped in lights; it’s such an enchanting and beautiful time of year....
Yes, you read that right. You should interview your OB for your upcoming birth to be a part of your birth team. Sure, this provider has been there for you through annual pap smears, mammograms, random pelvic pain visits,...

Thanksgiving Tips

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I love hosting Thanksgiving! I come from a close, extended family and our regular ‘ol Sunday gatherings easily exceed 15 people. I embrace family gatherings and it warmed my heart last week when Dude said Thanksgiving was his favorite...
There are few things in life that come close to giving me the same fulfillment, happiness, and meaning as giving to others. Growing up, my mom made it a point to bring us with her to St. Vincent De...

Boredom Fix

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It was raining the other day. I am pretty sure it was a Saturday, which meant my children were bored. Ever had one of those days? I wish I were the kind of parent who said things like: “Only boring...
"Sit still." "Wash your hands." "No running." "Use your fork." "NO." How many times per day do I hear myself correcting behavior? With three small children, it is more than I can count and WAY more than I'd like to admit. As moms, we...
You are a mess. I am a mess. Bless our hearts, but we are all hot freaking messes. As New Year’s Eve approaches, we often examine the hottest, messiest parts of our lives and vow to change them in...
Financial literacy is a passion of mine, and I have been given the opportunity to share my passion through a series of posts on financial literacy. Apparently I also have a passion for list-making, so this works out! You...
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...
It's back to school time and things seem more expensive than ever. If you're staring at school supply lists wondering where to find that semi-hex graphite drawing pencil, a rainbow of poly folders and enough glue sticks to stretch...
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...
Fall is officially here! As the seasons change, we enthusiastically welcome back so many beloved traditions and seasonal fun times! Food is often a big part of those seasonal festivities. For allergy friendly families, that means "Yay! More planning...
There’s a possibility I may be writing this from a place of bitterness. I think many of us become jaded at some point while bumbling through the dating world (online and off). As I’ve shared before, my first experience...

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Join the San Antonio Zoo for Once Upon a Tail, Kids Zoo Ball on Friday, March 22. This kid-friendly gala will be filled with...

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