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The Two Words Mothers Need to Hear Most

What are the two words mothers need to hear most? Hint: not “I’m bored” or “not me.” There are a lot of words that describe the motherhood experience: Joyful. Stressful. Chaotic. Hilarious. Rewarding. Enlightening. Humbling. Messy. I’m sure you can think of more, but most people—at least most people who are moms—can agree that motherhood […]

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What’s wrong with being “that Pinterest mom”-

What’s wrong with being “that Pinterest mom”?

We’ve all heard of the Pinterest mom: The one who gets weirdly territorial about the cupcakes for the first-grade class party, who throws out words like “tablescape” and “dragée” while the rest of us just smile and nod and avoid eye contact. When I hear someone say “Pinterest mom” aloud there’s always that slightly dismissive […]

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six-tricks

Six Tricks to Improve Your Morning

It’s now officially fall. Yes, I know fall really doesn’t mean that much in San Antonio, unless you count sweating your way through one of the local pumpkin patches or trying to help your child pick out a Halloween costume he won’t absolutely roast in. Since we’re well into October, we’ve all (hopefully) settled into […]

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Dear mean girl

Dear Mean Girl From My Freshman Year

Dear Mean Girl from My Freshman Year, I remember you. “Cool” is not a word people usually associate with me. That’s OK. I’m awkward, suck at small talk, and never know what to do with my hands. I briefly held a seat at the cool kids table in eighth grade. That was the year I […]

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