I just turned 50. The BIG 5-0.  Birthdays with a number ending in zero have a weird way of making you take a long hard look at your life. Reflection. Reevaluation. Revision. In my past life, I thought it necessary...
Picture it. Spanish Fort, Ala. The year is 2021. We're a year into COVID-19, and we decide to take a Spring Break road trip from Houston to the Florida panhandle.  We've seen too much snow. Please, no more.  We want sun...
Today is the most important day on the Christian calendar. On Easter, we celebrate the single event on which billions of people across thousands of years have based their faith and vision of eternity. The death and resurrection of...
I celebrate my 46th birthday in a matter of weeks, but the past month has given me a few brand spankin’ new firsts, and I’m here to tell you about a few. To fully understand the humor {and seriousness...
Dear Hendrix, my first fur baby, our family's loyal friend, our love:: January 26th was a normal day.   The boys played with you much like they had always done over the past seven years. They asked you to follow them into...
Y'all. Our quarantine-aversary has come. It has been a year since COVID-19, shut downs, social distancing, and masks became as regular to our lives as queso and Blue Bell ice cream. I remember thinking in March, How are we...
Sometimes my kids pick the weirdest role models {YouTube gamers}. Thankfully, they also look up to people like Jeremy Lin, a former NBA player for the Houston Rockets who is also an Asian American. Lin exemplifies tenacity; he perseveres...
I can vividly remember sitting in a preschool moms' group watching two kids play aggressively. My kids will never... Then there was the time that I saw a fellow 2nd grade parent choose to prioritize an activity over education....
A few weeks ago, while we were discussing transitioning our daughter from nanny to Montessori daycare, my husband casually asked me, "Do you ever rely on your mother's intuition?". Totally fair, and fascinating, question, and I honestly haven't been...
Our country has spent the better part of a year engaged in conversations around the racial inequalities that plague our society. By now, most of us know what a huge problem this is, and we are looking for ways...

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Mother's Day is coming up, and what better way to honor all the beautiful (and tired) moms than with a delicious brunch. Whether it...

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