Ages and Stages

Our Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog Contributors write with insight, humor and candor about parenting in all its forms for kids in all ages and stages. 

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Song for a Newborn Mama

You are my sunshine I am so tired. He has been the easiest newborn we've had, but boy - I forgot how exhausting the first few weeks can be.  He eats pretty much every hour, and my chest feels like...
As moms, we always do the best we are able for our kids. I am a mom of three amazing little men, and for each of them I was able to nurse, although the experience was different for each...

I Wish You Weren’t My Mom

Yesterday my son showed me a sentence he had typed out for me on the computer: “Momi I rele luv yu.” I think he was trying to make reparations for a barb he sliced me with two days before: I...
Do you have a baby on the boob? Then you should know that August 1 -7 is National Breastfeeding Week! Check out some of the local events taking place over the next few days, and then bookmark this post for the list...
Attention ladies and gentlemen, thank you for choosing to ride the Ultimate Thrill Coaster - PARENTHOOD! Please keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times. The ride can get a bit bumpy, but trust us, it...
If you're a parent of a child old enough to talk, then I know that you know what I'm talking about when I speak of the toddler logic train. They think it one second and then they say it the...
The first time I saw you, I cried. As the nurse brought you to me, she said "Such a sweet moment for you, hon." Most of my tears were of happiness. I smiled at her, hoping she couldn't tell...
I've always wanted my little one to participate in activities. Until recently, child yoga wasn't even on my mom radar. We enrolled sweet Luis in soccer, which sadly didn't work out because well, as it turns out, he prefers...
My world, my stars, my moon and sky just turned the big FIVE. When my son, Maxon, was born, I had a pretty good idea of what was about to happen. I simply was not prepared for how FAST...
Dear Little Valentine, I hope you always know just how much I love you. You were conceived with love, born with love and have taught me a whole new meaning of love. You ARE love, my little sweetheart. Your kind...

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