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It’s Not About the Cookies: My Girl Scout’s (Mis)Adventure Selling Door to Door

When my six-year-old daughter bounded into the kitchen one bright, crisp January morning and announced that she wanted to go door to door to sell her Girl Scout cookies “TODAY!!” my heart skipped a beat. OK—it skipped several. Fine—who am I kidding? The truth is that the sensation I experienced upon hearing this news was […]

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Seven Tips for Dating a Single Mom

There’s a possibility I may be writing this from a place of bitterness. I think many of us become jaded at some point while bumbling through the dating world (online and off). As I’ve shared before, my first experience back in the land of dating a couple years ago was immediate rejection when my online […]

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Why I Talk to My Husband

There’s some really hard stuff about marriage (that—gasp!—doesn’t involve our children) that we need to talk about, and it’s not what you think. The hard stuff I’m talking about happens between the passionate love-making and the drawn-out, ego-fueled fights. The hard stuff isn’t about your baby’s poop color. Or your stressful job. It isn’t even […]

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Family Fun is Easy to Wrangle at the Rodeo

Horses, cattle, pigs, rides, food, fun, LEGOs, and butterflies…this year’s San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has it all. Yes, I said butterflies—further proof that the annual showcase of all things cowboy and cowgirl has something for everyone. And it’s great family fun, even—or perhaps even better!—with kids in tow. We’ve been rodeo regulars since […]

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Valentine’s Day Butterfly Craft with Kids

My daughter has inherited my crafty genes and will “do projects” any chance she gets. We have piles of things cut, glued, glittered, and stuck together everywhere. I try to channel this creative energy into projects that are somewhat organized and, more importantly, will leave my house! Valentine’s Day provides a perfect excuse to use […]

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Redo Your Resolutions at Ideal Weight Loss of San Antonio

We are thrilled to have partnered with Owen Chiropractic and Ideal Weight Loss to bring you this sponsored post.Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? Maybe you’re like a lot of moms and you were 100% all about and committed to losing weight, but then found yourself losing steam after a few […]

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20+ Best Educational Apps for Kids

Say what you want about screen time, but sometimes it’s a real lifesaver. If you wanted my opinion, I’d vote that limited screen time, with the right apps, can be greatly beneficial. OK, I’ll be honest: my five-year-old has taught me things that I didn’t know that she learned from an app. #truthbomb I do […]

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