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I Survived: Two Under Two

I can write this only now that I have officially survived having “two under two.” Never mind my freshly minted two-year-old who hands me sass and facial expressions fit for a teenager on the regular ever since the day of her birthday. The months following her baby brother’s birth and leading up to her second […]

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The “Shoulds” of Motherhood

You know what word we probably use more than we realize? “Should.” Have you ever thought about the implications of the word “should”? It implies some kind of duty. According to the Webster definition, “should” is used to express propriety or obligation. I think it is OK to use in some cases, but in general […]

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Sorry, Kids—Just Tell Your Therapist One Day

Every morning is a new day in a mom’s world. The wrongs of the prior day are always washed anew with the breaking of the dawn (and sometimes pre-dawn, for those of us with littles). And every night, we mamas go to sleep thinking about what went on throughout the day and what we could […]

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I Accidentally Got My Five-Year-Old Into Debt

We all make mistakes. Some we have a bad gut feeling about from the very beginning; others just seem really adorable starting out.    August 28, 2013: I’m at the library with my adorable and highly opinionated 11-month-old. We come here often for toddler time and the opportunity to make messes outside of our own […]

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Moms Support Local Nonprofits for the Big Give San Antonio

Every year, the Big Give San Antonio rallies community members to support local nonprofit organizations. For 24 hours—from midnight on Thursday, March 22 to midnight on Friday, March 23, 2018—organizers will track online donations and report on which nonprofits are raising the most money. For more information about how that works, check the FAQ. Many organizations hold events […]

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The Lucky Few: On March 21st, We Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Today, March 21st, we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! All over the world, those with and without an extra chromosome rejoice the presence of those individuals with three copies of the 21st chromosome. There are parades in the streets and high fives a plenty. Pregnant women wait anxiously for their chromosomal blood test results, grasping […]

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