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Have you heard of “Crappy Dinner Parties”?

Tell me: Have you heard of a crappy dinner party?? And no, it doesn’t mean you serve crappy food for dinner! Ha!  “Crappy dinner parties” are a concept I first heard about when my friend Molly shared the article “5 Rules for Hosting a Crappy Dinner Party (and Seeing Your Friends More Often)” written by […]

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Breastfeeding: Every experience is Different!

I honestly haven’t thought much about my breastfeeding experience. In my head, breastfeeding was just what you do. Maybe it wasn’t much of an issue because after 2 miscarriages and a stillbirth my only focus was to hold a live baby in my arms. I wasn’t thinking about breastfeeding much at the time. I am […]

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Profile: Paulina Coy : Corpus Christi Moms Blog Contributor

Meet the Contributors: Introducing Paulina

Corpus Our decision to move to Corpus was a process of elimination type of thing. We wanted the coast and we wanted it warm for most of the year! Corpus fit the bill! The first time I heard of Corpus Christi was when one of my husband’s coworkers moved here. I saw her pictures on […]

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Mama, STOP apologizing!

“Sorry about the mess!” I’ve blurted out many times when someone unexpectedly shows up at my door. “I’m sorry I didn’t get around to making dinner” I’ve said to my husband many times when days have been crazy and I just didn’t have it in me. “Sorry I can’t…(fill in the blank)” I’ve muttered when […]

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Why we don’t limit our kids screen time

Screen time for kids can be a source of multiple opinions and heated debates. There are many arguments both for and against the use of screens – specially for kids. They seem to raise lots of anxiety among parents, some shame, and even guilt for allowing our kids use screens more than what we think […]

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A salad a day…

Ugh, eating! Why do we HAVE to eat 3 times a day! I have said many times that I wish I could only eat when I’m craving a specific food and then that they turned into good calories. Talk about wishful thinking! Anyway, I am the kind of person that NEEDS to eat, it I’m […]

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Fastest way to a clean oven

Ugh cleaning the oven is my least favorite activity IN.THE. WORLD! It is sticky and greasy and it takes FOREVER! I know, I know most ovens now have the self cleaning option but that stinks up the house for a few hours and at the end it is just not as clean as I would […]

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Gifts for Mom….a little rant.

Moms, feel free to share with your loved ones! I was scrolling through my phone just now and I came across an ad that read: “Mom’s all that”. It was from a major retailer and had a few pictures suggesting gifts for Mom on this coming Holiday and, to be honest, I was disappointed! It’s […]

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Yes. You ARE a Mom.

There was a time in my life when I didn’t think I would ever hold a baby of my own. Ever since I was a little girl, all I wanted was to be a mom and a wife. After I became a wife in 2009 we decided to wait a couple of years before having […]

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