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After Hurricane Harvey

After Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help From Home

A few weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey blew through the Coastal Bend and devastated our community. While Corpus Christi didn’t receive the brunt of the damage as predicted, our neighboring communities like Rockport, Ingleside, Port Aransas, Bayside, Refugio, Aransas Pass, and others were literally destroyed… some communities just 15 miles away from our home in Corpus […]

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You are Enough- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

You Are Enough: Encouragement for Moms

Hey moms out there. I was sitting here, thinking about what to write for this post, and I was coming up with nothing. Serious writer’s block. Then I asked myself, What do I need to hear? I thought about it for a second (literally a second, because I knew what I needed to hear.) Encouragement. […]

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My Daughter is Not My Mini Me- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

My Daughter is Not My Mini Me

“Yes! It’s here! This is what I really wanna buy Momma.” My daughter’s high pitched voice echoed through the Target toy department.  I stood, gripping the plastic handles of the red cart, waiting to see what had caused this over exaggerated excitement.  “Squeak, squeak, squeak,” go her sneakers as she quickly runs across the white […]

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PCOS Awareness- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Let’s Bring Awareness to PCOS

“PCO what?” I’m pretty sure those were my exact words soon after being diagnosed with PCOS in 2006. September is PCOS Awareness Month. But what is PCOS? PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an endocrine disorder that affects over 7 million women; to put that in perspective, that’s more women than the total number of […]

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Labor Delivery Day Surprises - Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Labor {and Delivery} Day Surprises

By labor, I mean more than just “work”… I mean that type of work that results in a human being. Yep! I’m talking about the process of child birth. I learned a lot in all those classes provided by the hospital, but nothing can really prepare you for the real deal until you’ve been through […]

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More than Rubble- Good Ole Days with Grandparents in Rockport- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

More than Just Rubble

My family lives in Corpus Christi, and aside from downed fences and missing shingles, our home did well during Hurricane Harvey. We are fortunate our friends and family members are safe. But our friends and neighbors throughout the Coastal Bend have experienced devastation beyond recognition.  After Harvey passed, my dad was one of the first […]

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4 Ways to Help Coastal Bend Hurricane Victims Immediately- Hurricane Harvey Relief- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

4 Ways to Help Coastal Bend Hurricane Victims Immediately

Not long ago, our focus was on a solar eclipse. But here we are, a few days later, in the midst of Hurricane Harvey, of the most dangerous hurricanes the Coastal Bend has seen. And although Texas is big, Harvey has ravaged much of the state. From destruction and devastation from Port Aransas and Refugio to Rockport and catastrophic flooding in […]

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