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Call Me, Maybe (Not)

As much as we wish we could, we can only shield our children from what the rest of the world is up to for so long.  When you suddenly have teenagers in your home (even though you could swear that you just changed their diapers like five minutes ago), it takes some strategic planning to […]

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No sports? No problem!

So, your child isn’t into baseball, basketball, soccer, flag football, or lacrosse? (Yes, San Antonio is home to at least one youth lacrosse league.) Maybe it’s her nature, his personality, he’s just not ready, or she’s just not coordinated enough for team sports. Some kids would love sports without competition pressure, while others couldn’t care […]

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Taco ‘Bout a Great Dad!

Though it may be a universal assumption, there isn’t a dad I know who doesn’t appreciate a good meal! So whether he’s a beef fajita, barbacoa, corn, or flour kind of guy, what Dad wouldn’t love a taco-themed Father’s Day meal? Tori has designed a fun and “punny” printable Father’s Day set, perfect for a […]

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Summer Survival Skills

The end of school is near. The dawn of long summer days beckons in the distance, with its crickets and somewhat cool nights. Sleeping in and staying up late. No plans, no rules.  In other words, the beginning of the Summer Parenting Gauntlet. It’s difficult enough on weekends to wrangle the kids, much like trying […]

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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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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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