Author Archive | Denise

Attachment Parenting: Breaking through the Hullabaloo

Attachment Parenting: Breaking through the Hullaballoo

We live online surrounded by emotional words vying for our readership. Loosely brandished inflammatory headers get major feels, attention, and clicks. Inundated with blogs, vlogs, and video clips of everyone’s opinion on everything—from apples to oranges, painting to parenting—we fall victim to extreme headlines and articles that value quantity over quality. We’re pushed to divide: […]

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Summer Reading Programs in San Antonio

Booking it Through Summer! San Antonio’s Summer Reading Programs

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” —Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Wondering how to counteract the pull of television and video games this summer? Check out the summer reading programs in San Antonio. […]

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playgroup, moms, friendships, toddlers, relationships, birthdays

Playgroup: Not for kids only

I was pregnant with our first child when one evening after dinner with friends and their four-year-old, they solemnly sat us down. They said the strangest thing: “We’ll be here for you both—even after you have the baby. You know, we’ll still be your friends,” they promised. “Friends can change after a baby.” Surely, they’re crazy, […]

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Conversations with Kids: Understanding Ebola

Conversations with Kids: Understanding Ebola

It’s here. In our backyard. In Dallas, Texas. If your children attend a school, watch television, or go online, they’ve heard about Ebola. Although medical experts don’t yet have a cure for this often fatal disease, they do know a lot about the Ebola virus. We’re all a little worried, even fearful, and understandably so. […]

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