Becki met the hubs in 1999, married in 2004, and each and every year brings a new adventure! She is a momma to an adventurous set of twins, the monsters, {2007;} spends copious amounts of time chasing after their three fur-babies, and in-between, finds a free minute or two to attend to her day job working for a nonprofit focused on public health preparedness. Becki LOVES anything sugary or caffeinated – so it’s good that she also love to run! She is known to have stayed up FAR to late to read a great book. Becki loves to play soccer, scuba dive, snowboard and travel! Her family is new to Texas, by way of Colorado and Virginia, but having so much fun exploring this great state!
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March Madness {Being a Busy Mom}

Here's what happens when a new school year for my "monsters" starts... I say yes to EVERYTHING. I become THAT busy mom. Swim team? Check. Soccer? Check. Basketball? Volleyball? Flag football? Guitar lessons? Golf lessons? Room mom? Field trip chaperon?...
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Working 9 to 5: What a Way to Make a Living!

Master Multitaskers Dolly Parton had it right way back in 1980 - tumble out of bed and pour myself some ambition. It's how I get my world rolling every morning. First, with a GIANT cup...
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Life is Great in Country Club Estates

New Kids on the Block   It is really hard to be the new kids on the block, and for that reason, when we planned our move two years ago, we arrived early in the...
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What I Know Now: Tips for My 40s Decade

It happened in the blink of an eye. I spent my entire 30s as a mom. This coming May, the monsters turn 10. Now, I'm letting it SLOWLY sink in that I am on a...
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Welcome to the Club Beyoncé!

Our Story I started writing this post many many months ago, but then got distracted.  A recent twitter pic of a rather famous mamma-to-be brought the memories flooding back!  I have told the story of our...
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One Mom’s Twist on New Year’s Resolutions

2017 is my family's year of attainable resolutions.  Our year started in Bend, Oregon at the base of Mt. Batchelor visiting family. It is an opposite world from Corpus Christi with snow banks that line...
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The Festival of Lights {Celebrating Hanukkah}

Hanukkah this year shares the spotlight with Christmas and New Years running from the eve of December 24 through the eve of January 1.  The festival of lights (Hanukkah,) from a religious perspective, is a...
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Knowing When to Step In, and When to Step Back

What is your tipping point?  We recently started a new school. I am not a big fan of change, so these past few weeks have been challenging. There have been all sorts of things to...

Encouraging Open Communication with Our Kids

Filtered v. Free Speech In our home, we filter our word choices in front of our kids, but sometimes on a hectic morning a mamma might slip. Since Monster #2's favorite series of books is...
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Fellow Parents, We Need to Talk… Guns

A little naive, maybe? Let me start off by saying I am not a gun owner... unless Nerf guns count. And the only interaction I have with guns is through the headlines. We recently had a...