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A Guide to Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga in San Antonio

Putting the “Om” in Mom: A Guide to Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga in San Antonio

Are you pregnant? Are you looking for something that can:  Improve sleep? Reduce stress and anxiety? Increase the strength, flexibility, and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth? Decrease lower back pain, nausea, carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, headaches, and shortness of breath?   But wait—there’s more! What about something that can connect you with other pregnant […]

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Five Myths About Foster Care

Five Myths About Foster Care

In May 2012, I received two amazing phone calls. The first came from my publisher. I’d sold my first full-length romance novel, Weighting for Mr. Right. (Yes, thank you, thank you. Kiss, kiss. Hug, hug.) The second came less than 24 hours later. We’d been matched to not one, but two children to foster and […]

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Parents of Struggling Kids, I Believe You

A few months ago I wrote a blog post about my daughter’s struggle with Pediatric Autoimmune Disorder Associated with Strep (PANDAS) and PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorder). With PANDAS, the brain becomes inflamed by a misdirected autoimmune response to a strep infection. PANS includes a broader set of environmental and infectious triggers with the same […]

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What I Wish I Had Done Sooner: Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) Lessons

Disclaimer: Drownings can occur with experienced swimmers; please find a teaching method of swimming that fits your family. This is the experience of the writer and cannot substitute for your own research and/or experiences. No two children are the same, and every child may respond to teaching methods differently. My overachieving tendencies began at a […]

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One Workout at a Time: Sticking to My Resolutions

It’s April. I’ve stuck to my New Year’s resolution, and I’m still going to the gym. Thanks for checking in! While you’re here, could you compliment my biceps? Don’t they look toned? Am I crazy, or does my hair look stronger to you? It seems stronger. These past few months, I’ve crawled (bear crawled) my […]

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I Am a San Antonio Mom: Esther Pipoly

The Alamo City is lovingly referred to by many as a big city with a small-town feel, and having the opportunity to chat with born-and-raised San Antonian Esther Pipoly, founder of LOLA: Loss Of Life Advocates, really brought home that message of connection for me. Following the loss of her husband of more than 20 […]

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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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Will There Be Carbs in Heaven?

If you are under 40 years old, you might avoid reading this post for your own sanity. Those of us who have reached our fifth decade have a few secrets about what happens as you age—and it’s not pleasant. For me, 42 was the magic number. Forty-two, after my twins were born, was the year […]

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