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What I’ve Learned from You Dad

Dear Dad, I may have rolled my eyes at your advice and dad jokes over the years, but now that I’m a parent myself it all makes sense. I even find myself repeating some of your pearls of wisdom as my own. Here are a some of my favorites: “Life is about experiences, not things” – […]

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Coping With Non-Sleepers

I read an article recently about how we as a society are torturing new mothers. Yes, you read that right. We torture new mothers. How? By expecting them to keep tiny humans alive on negative sleep. The article went into detail about the effects of sleep deprivation and the link it has on our mental […]

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One and Done

“Are you going to have another baby?” Guess who asked that? Not my mom. Not my mother-in-law. Not even a girlfriend. It was the teenager bagging my groceries at HEB while my toddler flirted with her. It’s an awkward question to be asked and even more awkward to answer. Whenever someone asks if/when we’re giving […]

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Who’s The New Girl? Meet Celina Zamora-Torres

 My favorite e-card captures my sense of humor on parenting. It reads, “I plan to give you love, nurturing, and just enough dysfunction to make you funny.” So, it’s not very often that I have the chance to sit down and think about where I’ve been, and how I ended up here. Parenthood doesn’t give you […]

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11 Unemployment Tips for Single Parents

11 Tips If You find Yourself Unemployed

As a single mom of 9 years, with over 5 years in software sales & customer service and a background in education on my resume, I have found myself in a very vulnerable spot. I am unemployed. I want to use this experience to offer help for any other moms or families going through a similar situation. I’ve […]

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Which TV Mom Are You?

Which TV Mom are You?

I watch Parenthood. And by watch Parenthood I mean that I saw one episode this time last year and watched every.single.episode a-la-binge-watching and am now in love with this TV family. As a mom, I can’t help but look at these characters and try and figure out who I am most like. You’ve seen this type of conversation happen before […]

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Friends After Kids

It’s sad but true.  Once you’ve had a baby, it can be pretty difficult to relate to your childless friends.  They are going out on the weekends with cash still in their pockets because they don’t have to pay a babysitter, and you are trying to remember a time when you were up at 1am […]

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