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

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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...
Think being a teenager is hard? Try being a pre-teen. You still like kids’ toys, playing outside with your friends, building on MineCraft, and watching the Disney Channel. But you also like “cool” stuff like celebrities, pop music, YouTube,...
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Dear Mom, I See You

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Dear Mom,  I am sorry to say that I am guilty of not truly seeing you while I was growing up. I was definitely not the easiest child — dramatic, fiery, and stubborn — in contrast to my soft-spoken, gentle and...
We had a request for some information on what the best first foods for babies are.  You asked, we deliver!  This will be part one of Best First Foods.  After reading several books, magazine articles, and searching the internet...
There are many benefits (emotional and physical) and of practicing gratitude and being thankful, not just on this one special day, but all year long.
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...
February is Black History Month, and if you're like me, you automatically think of Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, Civil Rights Movements and the progress for change that has followed. The library is a great place to find...
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...
We had a request for some information on what the best first foods for babies are.  You asked, we deliver!  This will be part two of Best First Foods.  After reading several books, magazine articles, and searching the internet here is...
Did you know?! Santa Claus is coming to town! My favorite time of year is upon us. It's Christmas, and you know what that means, right? Twinkle lights and tiny tots throwing tantrums. Frothy mugs of Abuelita hot chocolate and frantic...

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