Summer With the Kids

We have made it to the middle of summer break. As moms we tend to have a lot of feelings regarding having the kids home. Some of us are wondering what in the world we are going to do with…

Bluebonnet Fever

With spring in Central Texas comes Bluebonnets. Though there are many species of the blue flowers known as penstemens, the Texas Bluebonnets are extraordinary. Few flowers have the ability to color an entire field with such ferocity. A side benefit…

New Year, Fresh Start

With the New Year, as moms, we have our own list of priorities. We have a dizzying list of to-do’s. From medical records, to updating family photos. Let’s break down some of the most common chores we give ourselves this…

Fun Out on the Farm

Farms and fall seem to go hand in hand. There are hay rides, pumpkin patches, hay mazes and oodles of other fun to be had. Here, in central Texas, we are especially lucky. We have several wonderful farms within an…

Road Trips for Families

Road trips! Many of us take our long trips while school is out for the summer break. However, many of us with younger families or who homeschool take advantage of the quiet after school is back in session. If you…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – School Shopping

If I got to write a poem for back-to-school shopping it would start like: T’was the month before school and all through the state, teachers and parents were shopping so as not to be late. The stores were all full…

Connecting Moms’ 101

Moms. We have all been there. We have taken that first daring step into the wild unknown territory of parenting. We took these little bundles home, gotten them tucked in and then wondered aloud to ourselves “Now what?” Here you…