School Breakfasts, I Salute You! You guys, this week is National School Breakfast Week, That may not seem noteworthy, but as a mom who counts it a miracle when we can get out the door in time for school,  I...
Ready or Not, Here I come {Period} I thought we were ready. We had read the books, she had taken the class at school, we'd had the period 'talk'. We thought we had more time. But nothing quite prepares you...
Gilmore Girls is more than just a television show for my daughter and me. When we were drifting apart in the midst of the teen years, this quirky drama brought us back together. When I joined Houston Moms Blog four...
I don't recall a day in the last 18 years that I haven't prayed {and let's just be honest, worried about more than prayed} for my kids to succeed. When they were first born, success was a night of...
It all started as an attempt to make my husband do something that he hated. That's how all good marriages work, right? To be fair, I never concealed my love for costuming. You see, my husband and I met...
If I remember back to the 80s I was at a sleepover party at my friends house. Everyone was running around putting training bras over our PJs and stuffing them with marshmallows to give ourselves boobs....we were like 12!...
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Dear Homework,

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Dear Homework, Thank you so much for your many messages over the past few weeks since the kids started school! I thought I knew you pretty well but you're throwing me some surprises this year - keeping things fresh, are...
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Homecoming 101

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When I first moved to Houston in July 2017 and started to make friends, I started to hear talk about "Homecoming." I had heard about Homecoming from movies and TV, but had always assumed it was just another name...
I've already admitted my undying affliction--I mean, affection--for children's books. So even though I did read a handful of books for grown-ups this summer, I read quite a few children's books.  Want to know some of the latest and...
In April of 2017, I watched the first season of 13 Reasons Why. If you are unfamiliar with this show, I'm guessing your kids are young or you don't have Netflix. For those of us navigating the scary waters...

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4th of July in Houston: Family Friendly Fun, Fireworks and Festivities

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From sea to shining sea, we're all excited to celebrate the country we call home on the Fourth of July. We are ready for...