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It Takes a Village: When Parenting Styles Collide

It takes a village to raise a child. It’s a statement we’ve all heard plenty of times, sometimes talking about our mom tribes, or the many “aunts” and “uncles” in our children’s lives, or the teachers and coaches and babysitters and friends who help us turn out little bundles of potential into active, contributing members […]

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Writing Living Epistles

I should start this post by saying, I love Anne Shirley (you may know her as Anne of Green Gables). I love her drama, her precociousness, her fiery temper and slate-breaking, her optimistic view that tomorrow is always a new day with no mistakes in it. I’ve read my copy of Anne of Green Gables, […]

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Firing Dr. Google

When you first gaze upon the positive indicator on that pregnancy test, you immediately start thinking about hearing the heartbeat and seeing the sonograms and enduring the excruciating pain of labor  enjoying the wonders of the birth experience. You enlist the support of an outstanding OB-GYN, of course, but in this day and age, anybody who’s […]

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What You Need to Know about Pokémon GO

If you’re not a Bulbasaur living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about Pokémon GO. It’s the throwback to the early ’90s sensation that’s sweeping the mobile world, causing people to crash cars, find dead bodies (no joke!), and other crazy things. However, if you’re like 99% of the Mom World, you probably haven’t really […]

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Day Dates Around San Antonio (for Parents Who Can’t Escape at Night)

Once upon a glorious time, grandparents came to visit. Wait—just let me take a minute and reflect on being ultra-excited about visits from in-laws and/or parents. A couple of years ago, a visit from either set would have meant mad-dash, throw-everything-in-a-closet housecleaning, grocery shopping, and activity planning. We’d put the perfect host/hostess pressure on ourselves […]

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