Stephanie and her husband are Corpus Christi natives who relocated to the RGV in 2017. Stephanie's passions are travel, Hanson, Disney, motherhood, and writing. Stephanie is a 35-year old work-from-home-wife and mom to three little ones (5, 3, and 1), and one in heaven. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Dallas and adores writing a whole lot about… well, everything! Stephanie previously wrote for the Corpus Christi Moms Blog but is now incredibly excited to begin and share the next chapter of her family’s lives in the ever-friendly RGV!

To All the Great Moms: I’m Sending You a #MomtoMomSmile This Spring

To the moms who live on little sleep. To the moms who kiss the booboos. To the moms who stay up late, wake up early, carpool, work or stay home, feed pureés, do baby-led-weaning,...

Spring DIY: Spray Paint

Roses are red, violets are blue, with a can of spray paint, you can be any color too! Y'all. Y'ALL. I am 34 years old and I have just discovered spray paint. And now, I want to spray...

Seven Ways I’m Surviving Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

I had never been diagnosed with postpartum depression (PPD) until my third baby. My first two babies definitely brought adjustments, but it was nothing like what I experienced the third time around. My third pregnancy...

Holiday Road Trips: Travel Tips for Moms with Newborns

Preparing to embark on a holiday road trip with a newborn? While plane rides are definitely my favorite mode of travel, sometimes that’s not always feasible and a road trip is the best option....

PreK 4: A Reflection on the First Week of School from a First-Timer

Before school started, I intended to write about my hesitations on sending my four-year-old to PreK. My plan faltered when I sobbed uncontrollably onto a piece of paper that listed all of my fears...
Flood Lake Los Fresnos

RGV Flood: Unprepared to be Living in Lake Los Fresnos

Last year, I wrote a post about Hurricane Harvey and all my fancy, hypothetical evacuation plans. At the time, I thought I had considered every possible issue associated with those high winds, storms and...
Summer Activities Tips

Summer Activities: Tips for Happy Kids and Busy Moms

I've always had dreams of having my kids in tons of extracurricular and summer activities. The whole soccer mom, dance mom, minivan mom, snack mom, room mom, rushing-around-for-my-kids-mom stereotype always sounded so glamorous. Now, as a...

The Birds and the Bees for Moms: A Story about Trying to Conceive

I grew up with the misconception that if I had unprotected sex, I WOULD get pregnant. "Trying to Conceive" was a foreign concept to my 20-something brain. Sadly, I spent a lot of my young...

Spring Cleaning: DIY Mistakes That Can Cost You

Once the weather begins to warm up, I always get itchy for DIY projects. I decided back in January that 2018 would be the year when I learn how to clean, properly. My dog recently...

Self-Care: 5 Ways to Love Yourself this Valentine’s Day

Every Valentine’s Day, pre-marriage, pre-kids, I remember sitting and waiting for something wonderful to happen. A Prince Charming, straight out of Cinderella’s fairy-tale would come and sweep me off my feet and buy me...