Every year at the beginning of May, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. A chance to end the year by letting a teacher know just how grateful you are for the hundreds of hours they have poured into your child...
Teacher Appreciation Week is next week, and have I prepared anything for my son’s teachers? NOPE.  I do this every year. Every. Single Year.  Early in the month I daydream about the cute, personalized things I will do for my son’s...
Have you heard of the Pomodoro study/work technique? I had not heard of this until this week, which has transformed how I get work done at home. To briefly explain, the Pomodoro Technique was developed in the 1980s by a...
471 anti-trans bills have been proposed in the United States in the 2023 legislative session, according to the Trans Legislation Tracker, 55 of which have been proposed in Texas alone. The Trans Legislation Tracker website states that many of...
It's no secret that we're big book lovers in my family. One of our favorite ways to find new books is to visit our local library. Did you know the Coastal Bend has over 20 different libraries, each of...
This Coastal Bend Mom Collective post is brought to you in partnership with As You Are.  For any mom, one of the hardest things about our role is admitting that our child needs help and then actually seeking it out....
My husband and I are big readers and wanted to pass on our love of reading to our son. We started young; at just a few days old we began the habit of reading at least one book to...
Buying a car can be a scary and exciting time in a young person’s life. So when it came time for our 18 year old to get her own car – we decided to draw up a “contract” and help...
Libraries have to be the most underrated resource for parents. Before having kids, I never realized home much I would appreciate and rely on our local libraries here in the Coastal Bend. Between the ability for my kids to have...
Recently I've noticed a lot of discussion in our community groups about alternate options for schooling. Whether it is due the ever-changing schedule, over-crowded classrooms, or just a busy home-life, many of us have been re-thinking our priorities when...
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Corpus Christi & Coastal Bend Area Spring Bucket List

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After being stuck inside due to chilly South Texas weather and some crazy, windy days, many of us welcomed the start of the spring...