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Unexpected Challenges

As a parent, you quickly figure out that your kids force you to face all kinds of unexpected challenges. After making it through weaning, potty training, second-grade homework battles (both my kiddos found that year hard, so in turn I did too), fifth-grade friendship dramas, and the first broken hearts, I thought I had it […]

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summer before my teenager

The Summer Before My Teenager Arrives

I think we all have some special summer memories. I certainly have my share of memories of summers as a kid. I remember occasional raspas (snow cones), watermelon with my abuelita, and those summer trips. Of course, there was also the Texas heat and arguments with my siblings. Now, as an adult and mom, my […]

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