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. 

My boys are playing baseball outside, one in an old soccer uniform and the other in a shirt he’s outgrown. They are five and seven — perfect and perfectly positioned. I can hear and see them through my bedroom...
Being a soccer mom is serious business. Soccer season means long mornings in the sun at games and practices while supporting our kids 100%. On top of it all, kids get hungry! How do we prepare for soccer games?...
In honor of Trisomy Awareness Month, RGV Moms Blog would like to share this guest post from a Trisomy 18 mom, Tiffany Pasillas. “Did you know Aiyana had Trisomy 18 while you were pregnant?” the pediatrician asked. “Yes. I had...
Cooking and working out were always my go-to activities. It was "me time." These were the things in the world of crazy kids, demanding work schedules, and ever-encroaching deadlines that I felt I could definitively control. Stirring a soup,...
As moms, we make it our duty to track milestones, monitor child development and pay close attention to our little ones. But every now and then, there are those moments that just make you say, "Now that's a Game-Changer!" More than times...
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Song for a Newborn Mama

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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

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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...

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