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Best Gift

The Best Gift I Can Give My Kids

The childhood memory of my dad walking through the door after being on-call all night is a happy one. We’d hear the garage door open, wait for the car engine to silence, and then hear his long strides coming toward us into the kitchen. I would wait with anticipation for the smell of his “hospital […]

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When Life Hands You Lemons

When Life Hands You Lemons

A friend of mine received some bad news recently and, like we all do, needed to vent. Social media was the easiest platform. She admitted she was venting and went on to share what was weighing her down. And then the cheer chorus began: “Aww, it’ll be OK,” “You’re an awesome mom and you’ll get […]

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Recycling Tips and Tricks for Busy Families

Recycling Tips & Tricks for Busy Families

Swag (reusable bags made from plastic bottles, a pencil made from recycled newspapers, and the 2016 Service Guide) from a recent Earth Day is Every Day workshop with the San Antonio Parks & Recreation and Solid Waste Management departments.   Moms, we all know we generally have a million things to do, dates to remember, [...]
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Getting through hard times

Five Lessons to Get You Through Hard Times

Every January brings mixed emotions to my heart. Five years ago,  my dear husband became so ill he almost died. He had septic shock, a raging infection which caused all his body organs to fail. We found ourselves in an intensive care unit given no chance for his survival, all while our six-year-old, three-year-old, and […]

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Bridging

Bridging the Political Divide

DISCLAIMER: This is not a political post. You don’t need to worry about differing opinions or heated discussions or hashing things out in the comments. Because this is a “how to deal” post. The online world has more than enough conflict and nastiness, and we moms certainly don’t need more of that. But it is […]

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