Emily and her husband belong to their one year-old son, Oliver, who selfishly takes up most of their time. When he deems to set Emily free, she goes off to her job as a 3rd grade teacher. Emily LOVES Harry Potter! It’s pretty much her identifier. (ex: Have you met Emily? She LOVES Harry Potter.) Things she hopes to do again someday include reading books for fun, sleeping, watching marathon TV shows, and spending hours wandering aimlessly around Target. Things she thought she would miss but doesn't include a quiet home, movie theaters, her little Honda Civic, and her general freedoms before motherhood.
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4th of July Recipes That Will Revolutionize Your Holiday

Holiday themed dishes are VERY enjoyable. Spending five hours on Pinterest looking for those recipes? Not so much... Well, OK, I'm not going to lie. That's enjoyable too. {And I've curated some additional GREAT...

National Margarita Day is a Thing!

National Margarita Day. I’ll pause for a bit so you can type that date in your calendar. Go ahead. I’ll wait here. Are you back? Cool. Let’s keep this public service announcement going, shall we?...
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No, You’re Not Dying. It’s Just Your Gallbladder.

I never thought I would die in a JoAnn’s Fabric store, but for forty-five minutes this past December, it seemed like a plausible possibility. Unbeknownst to me, my jerk of a gallbladder decided it...
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I Am a Donkey Parent

I have yet to meet a Unicorn Parent. A parent so perfect and magical, they shine like rainbows and shower down glitter wherever they go. These parents effortlessly float from soccer practice to gymnastics...
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How to Make Fun and Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Looking for great ways to entertain the kids and maybe even end up with some gifts to give? Checkout these great Christmas craft ideas for kids! Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees This child friendly craft is perfect for...
The Seven Stages of Introducing Crib Sleeping- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

The Seven Stages of Introducing Crib Sleeping

You love your child, you really do. But you also love sleep and personal space. So once you’ve decided it's time for your little bundle of joy to sleep on his own, you're going...
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Games Moms Play: The Parent Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio have come to a close. Many of us have spent recent days questioning our very existence. Michael Phelps has twenty-three gold medals. How many do you have? (The...
8 Things Nobody Mentioned about Raising a Baby During a Texas Summer- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

8 Things Nobody Mentioned about Raising a Baby During a Texas Summer

It’s hot outside. We all know this. Morning showers have been rendered obsolete. Only five minutes outside can trick your body into thinking it’s on fire, and the only way to put out the...
Dos and Don'ts for Back to School- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Do’s and Don’ts for Back to School

Parents, you’ve had this day circled on the calendar for months. You’ve counted down the weeks, days, and hours until your children go back to school. Emotions are varied, you might be ecstatic that...
Let's Talk About Rape- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Let’s Talk About Rape

Growing up, my siblings and I never really talked about sex with our parents. Thanks to movies like Titanic and Cruel Intentions, I was able to connect the dots about what adults did when...