Hey mama, are you still enjoying summer, or are you ready for school to start? Can we be real, for a minute? Summer is hard! Maybe even harder than the rest of the year. If we're at home, SO ARE...
My three-year-old's honest confession: "I'm mad at you. I don't want to be happy ... but I love you."  His scowl as he spat these words at me was so fierce it took me aback. My head spun, and I breathed...
Not once have I been consoled by an adult who tried to rush me through sadness by telling me that I’m fine. Nunca he encontrado consuelo en las palabras de un adulto cuando me dice, “Ya pasó,” en su...
School came to an end just last week, and as my high school seniors entered my classroom, their eyes were dancing with excitement and wonder. They are about to enter a totally new stage of their life, and I...
What are your kids doing this summer in the RGV? There are lots of opportunities, both fun and educational, right here in the Rio Grande Valley. With so many to choose from, we've created this guide to help you decide...
What is it about social media that draws us into a sense of community, and solidarity, but also into a sense of uncertainty and anxiety? With every picture, every post, every comment, I feel as though I am never enough...
Goals and Grace Celeste Barnard

Goals and Grace

  Let’s talk. It’s nearly February — do you already feel like you need a re-start? Do you feel like a failure and this year has just begun?! I’m coming to you today in solidarity, sister. What were your goals...
As we lay in bed one night, my 2-year-old turned to me and said, “Jesus made me beautiful and all my friends love me.” In that moment, I couldn’t help but smile from ear to ear. I automatically agreed...
Dear Other Mom, You Win

Dear Other Mom, You Win

Dear other mom, I see you everywhere. At dance class on Saturday morning, you arrive with your freshly painted manicure and pedicure. Your daughter, poised and sporting the same hairdo, smiles at me in a similar fashion, while you help...
As women, we share stories, experiences and our very lives with one another in a beautiful sisterhood of camaraderie. When I became pregnant with my first child, I was naive, but so very excited. My friends and family showered me...

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2019 RGV Holiday Events Guide

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go Take a look in the RGV, from the west to the east, with ice...
2019 RGV Halloween Guide

2019 RGV Halloween Guide