I had the amazing privilege to grow up surrounded by 5 grandparents. It wasn't until I was 25 that I lost my first Grandmother. This past month I lost another grandmother and my life remains "off kilter". I think what...
If you choose to be a stay at home mom, I am sure you have heard this question more than once. I get it why people ask. I had NO idea just how busy a baby would keep me ALL...
As a new mom, when I found out I was pregnant with my son in 2013, I wanted to experience it all. I wanted to do everything by the book and take all the advice I could get. One of...
If teenagers are nothing else, they are social! In a time where we are all learning what our new normal is when it comes to being social, kids continue to be a part of all kinds of social groups,...
I swear, the moment I announced I was pregnant, people started asking about how I planned to feed my baby. I heard "breast is best" from my friends, family, my OB, a random women in the grocery store. Being...

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I've always heard about the wisdom that can come from the mouths of kids. I've not had much experience with that personally, but am starting to get a glimpse now that my son is talking more. When he was a...
As a full-time work at home mom, people often act surprised to hear that my daughter also attends daycare full-time. It seems as though their expectation is that she would stay home since I happen to be home {but working}...
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Awareness Loss. Loss is all around us, even more so lately, it seems. However, there are many women who still suffer miscarriages in silence. Many mamas cry silently on Mother’s Day because their arms...
There's something I think every good mom knows. That moment, in a busy crowd or in an open field, when your children stop where they are, turns and looks for you. For you. No one else. You. Sure, their love is...
A Letter to My Unborn: Musings of a First-Time Mom My dearest Gus, As I sit here with pad and paper, I can feel you bopping around in my stomach. Occasionally, one of your jabs is so strong it moves my...
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Guide to April Events in the Coastal Bend

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The Coastal Bend is FULL of events and we are so excited to share them with you and encourage you to get out and...