I am a single parent and a teacher- my little family relies on my paycheck alone for all of life's necessities and extras. For the better part of 2020, I've been locked up with my thoughts, and those thoughts...
  It's no secret this pandemic has been hard. Hard for moms. Hard for dad. Hard for kids.  Despite all of this my kids have been amazing. Like, letting Mommy and Daddy take uninterrupted work calls at 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm...
I'm not fond of resolutions. At the turn of each new year it feels a bit daunting to come up with new intentions that I may or may not stick to. I hate the pressure and don't like letting...
National Family Literacy Month This year in November, most of us are thinking among other things about the election and Thanksgiving; however, a lesser known albeit important event, that frankly I am glad to focus on right now, is National...
Hi Houston Moms. It's me again, your friendly Earth advocate blogger. Back in April, I shared with you some Simple Steps to Being Environmentally Friendly. Now I am back to tell you all about a super cool new app,...
Are you lonely? I was too. It has taken a lot to get out of that mental space. I live for adult interaction, dirty jokes, deep conversations and a drink or two, and I prefer to do it all...
As I brainstormed ideas for what to share with you, my fellow in-the-trenches moms, an idea popped into my head. It was more like a potential title, really: 3 Things I've Learned in Our First Weeks of Homeschooling. So I...
In the months since the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, many of us have engaged in the valuable work of anti-racist reading. There are many reading lists and recommendations available, and bookstores around the country...
National Book Lovers Day is celebrated August 9 each year. What are you reading today? I wandered into a bookstore recently where the characters did not look like me. Most of the pages were in languages I couldn’t read. Regardless...
Books are so important to our family. We love reading them together, and as my oldest has grown, his pre-bedtime reading has become such a cherished part of his routine. He loves picking out a book each night to...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Cool (sometimes CHILLY) temps, all the best holidays of the year, and jolly, old St. Nick...