Author Archive | Kimberly Peña

How I Got My Voice Through Speech Therapy

How I Got My Voice Through Speech Therapy

Church…Exercise…Shush… These are words that once gave me intense anxiety. I grew up scanning chapters before I would volunteer to read aloud. I once asked to go to the bathroom, nearly hyperventilating, to avoid having to read the word conscience. Living with speech impediments creates a different perspective of words. They aren’t simply communication or […]

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What Moms are Really Worth

Recently I saw on social media about what mothers who choose different paths are worth. I’m sure you’ve seen them. What a stay-at-home mom or working mom is worth? One post about the stay-at-home moms accredited it to a well-intentioned husband, which didn’t seem too far-fetched. After a little research, I discovered it was actually […]

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20 Things to do in Austin to avoid the Post Holiday Blues

20 Things to Do in Austin to Avoid the Post Holiday Blues

I am there every year. The holidays are over and now what? Resolutions? Bah Humbug! The beauty is that we live in Austin, Texas and this city never stops! Here are 20 awesome things to do this winter post-holidays some family friendly and some adults only. Enjoy! Free Week Also known as the perfect week […]

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Christmas Books You’ll Love as Much as Your Kids

Christmas is almost here! Warm your hearts with some Christmas classics this week.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss We can all benefit from hearing this classic tale from time to time. The Grinch who hates Christmas is convinced it is all about presents, and decides to stop it from coming. In the […]

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Why Hispanic Heritage Month Should Matter

I never knew Hispanic Heritage Month existed until college tells me that it definitely doesn’t matter as much as it should in our country. Months centered on the history and culture of minority groups were designed to increase the knowledge and respect within our country. Looking around today it is easy to see that this […]

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What I Wish You Knew About My Hearing Impaired Child

September is Deaf and Hearing Impaired Awareness month in the U.S. It may surprise you to find out that nearly 20 percent of people in the United States are in some way hard of hearing but there still exists a negative stigma of hearing impairedness and many misconceptions. Here are some things I wish you […]

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