10 Tips for Sensitive Moms During Quarantine

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It’s Monday morning. Monday’s are difficult for me right now. After a weekend of not bearing the burden of guiding my pirate children through the choppy seas of quarantine home school (or, “distance learning”...
Stay Home Work Safe Orders

Stay Home, Work Safe orders extended through summer: Dear ‘Rona

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Oh Covid-19! You’re like a bad penny that won’t get out of our way. Despite efforts on all fronts to diminish your presence in our lives, Mayor Adler just announced that the Stay Home,...

My COVID-19 Victory Garden + 12 steps to building your own garden

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Victory gardens took root in American history in WWI when many farmers were needed by our military. Farm food supply dwindled and what remained was stretched thin— shipped overseas to our troops...

What to Expect at the Hospital with Your Kid During COVID-19

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So, we’re in the middle of a pandemic and not only do you have to make a visit to the ER with your child, but you now learn he or she has to be...
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To the mom on the brink of a burnout

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To all the unpaid chefs, personal assistants, teachers, inventory specialists, personal shoppers, hair stylists, child psychologists and life coaches. To all the people trying to make life as normal as possible for everyone else...

12 tips to staying or getting sober during a pandemic

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Whether you’re in recovery (like myself) or wondering (especially of late) if you might be crossing over that invisible line into having an alcohol use disorder (AUD), here are 12 tips that...

Our family recovered from COVID-19

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I’ve been hesitant to share our COVID-19 story. When we got sick, it was very early in the pandemic. Testing was unavailable and our local doctors could only provide us a flu test. My...

6 tips for teaching kids resilience

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Parenting and resilience. Two words that feel more important now than ever. What does it mean to teach resilience, when the rug of normal has been pulled out from underneath us? There are global...

Infertility treatments put on hold due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Infertility affects so many silent warriors. Some choose not to share their journey which means the echoes of the racing thoughts in their minds go unheard. Back in 2013, I brought my son into the...

H-E-B holding ‘Texas-Sized Graduation’ celebration for Class of 2020

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H-E-B holding 'Texas-Sized Graduation' celebration for Class of 2020 As if we didn't already love H-E-B THIS much!!!! H-E-B is stepping in to make graduation season in Texas a little more “celebration” and a little less...