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A Love Letter to Our Houston Astros

To our Houston Astros, Twelve years ago, I was washed here by Hurricane Katrina. I watched my beloved city go under water and then how she rose to rebuild over the last decade. I have longed for her health and growth year after year, halfway plotting my return, but all the while letting my roots […]

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Before Harvey, After Harvey

Before Harvey, After Harvey

I’ve lived twelve years categorizing life into two sections… Before Katrina and After Katrina. The time between those sharp life lines is gray and murky. It feels heavy and heartbreaking and in the same moment deep of spirit and community.  My After Katrina has played out in Houston, the same place I evacuated the grasp […]

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Having a Third Baby

Thinking About a Third Baby? Go For It!

Sitting on the fence? Worried about losing man-to-man defense? Another 2.5 years of diapers? The bottles! The exponential laundry increase? ANOTHER five years of shelling out for daycare and preschool? Y’all. DO IT. If you even put one foot up on that fence, let’s go! Our third baby just turned one, and there hasn’t been […]

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Easter Egg Hunts 2016

Easter Egg Hunts in Houston

March has somehow come and gone, and it is officially time to start thinking about all things Easter. Spring time is such an exciting time to enjoy all our city has to offer before the inevitable rise in temperatures. Aside from the main event of celebrating Jesus’ resurrection, there are so many fun and easy activities […]

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Learning to say YES | Houston Moms Blog

Learning to say YES

I’ve spent most of my adult life making things happen and getting things done. I’ve come up with and executed ideas from organizing to baking to crafting to wrapping and decorating. And I’ve done these with a smile. And I can top that with cooking fabulous meals, planning amazing wedding and baby showers, and pulling together […]

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Owlet Baby Care Monitor :: The Greatest Peace of Mind | Houston Moms Blog

The Greatest Peace of Mind

Houston Moms Blog is honored to partner with Owlet to share more information on infant sleep and helpful products through this sponsored post. We hope it provides valuable info for your family too!I’m on my third sweet nugget over here which makes me feel pretty well versed in all things baby. I’ve got all the […]

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Navigating HISD School Choice | Houston Moms Blog

Navigating HISD School Choice

Did you know that Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas, and the seventh largest in the country? Lucky for those of us living within the HISD attendance boundaries, this size also brings us a very diverse and robust magnet program: HISD School Choice. As a veteran {aka I have a […]

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As I Kiss the Reproductive Years Goodbye | Houston Moms Blog

As I Kiss the Reproductive Years Goodbye

The walls are quickly closing in on my time in my reproductive years. For the past 6 years, I’ve been having a constant conversation with myself {and my mama tribe} about planning to have babies, trying to have babies, carrying babies, birthing babies, and nurturing babies. I’ve logged thousands of Houston commuting minutes, hashing through these […]

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