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National Margarita Day is a Thing!

National Margarita Day. I’ll pause for a bit so you can type that date in your calendar. Go ahead. I’ll wait here. Are you back? Cool. Let’s keep this public service announcement going, shall we? February 22nd is the day we honor the gift from the alcohol gods, the Mighty Margarita. No matter how and […]

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I am a Donkey Parent- Unperfect Parenting- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

I Am a Donkey Parent

I have yet to meet a Unicorn Parent. A parent so perfect and magical, they shine like rainbows and shower down glitter wherever they go. These parents effortlessly float from soccer practice to gymnastics to dinner without having to deal with a random toddler temper tantrum or a lost shoe. They get seven hours of […]

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The Seven Stages of Introducing Crib Sleeping- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

The Seven Stages of Introducing Crib Sleeping

You love your child, you really do. But you also love sleep and personal space. So once you’ve decided it’s time for your little bundle of joy to sleep on his own, you’re going to have to come to terms with some serious issues. Desperation Adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night.  […]

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Games Moms Play: The Parent Olympics- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Games Moms Play: The Parent Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio have come to a close. Many of us have spent recent days questioning our very existence. Michael Phelps has twenty-three gold medals. How many do you have? (The answer is zero.) A 19-year-old is being recognized as one of the world’s greatest gymnasts, doing stunts no one else […]

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Let's Talk About Rape- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Let’s Talk About Rape

Growing up, my siblings and I never really talked about sex with our parents. Thanks to movies like Titanic and Cruel Intentions, I was able to connect the dots about what adults did when they were “in love.”  Rape was never talked about either. But I know now that’s not only because my parents wanted […]

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