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{Practical} Self Care for When You’re Tired as a Mother

If you have infants, toddlers, or even teens underfoot, you may not feel inclined to do more than press the snooze button and pull the sheets over your head. Been there. I spend much of my day figuratively “in the trenches” with Mothers, and I’ve come to realize we’ve so overused the term “self care” […]

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Moms, Tell Guilt and Pressure to Take a Hike!

It often seems, we live in a world that tells women to be either successful career women or blissful stay-at-home moms who have Pinterest craftiness down and meal prepping complete, all while having a house in constant order. It is impossible to ignore the invisible weights that flank our shoulders. Pressure and guilt take up […]

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Terrible TWEENS- Corpus Christi Moms Blog


I remember hearing so much about the “terrible twos” while, and even before, I was pregnant with my first child. I couldn’t help but picture little, chubby toddlers with devil horns running around. I, myself, found that three was much worse than two… they are older, bigger, and smarter. What I failed to hear  ANYTHING […]

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Learning to Love Every Stage

Do you catch yourself wishing your little one was still a newborn cuddled in your arms? Or are you dreaming of future days when your children can walk or talk or just make their own lunches? It is in our nature as mothers to look back at certain stages of our children’s lives lovingly and […]

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You Can Set the Tone- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

You Set the Tone

I’m not going to lie. Motherhood has been a struggle for me. Not just lately. It has always been a struggle. I feel like so many moms are amazing at it. And as I watch their “amazing day” highlight reels on social media, I feel like I’m lost. My struggles seem amplified and so much […]

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The Wonder of Motherhood- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

The Wonder of Motherhood

My son and I went to see the movie “Wonder” over the holidays. He had been begging to see it ever since he saw the trailer. My daughter had read the book in class and then went, with her class, to see it. I knew the premise of the movie before we went; however, it […]

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2017 Top Post- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Mama Said: A Look Back at Our Top 20 Posts of 2017

2017 Was a Year, Wasn’t It? From tragedies across the country to our own backyard, 2017 seems heavier than year’s past. In the Coastal Bend, we’ve grown together as a community and marveled at the strength and courage displayed through Hurricane Harvey and continued through recovery efforts. But not all was gloom. The Coastal Bend […]

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Childcare Solutions- Working Mom- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Childcare Solutions for the Work at Home Mom

As a full-time work at home mom, people often act surprised to hear that my daughter also attends daycare full-time. It seems as though their expectation is that she would stay home since I happen to be home {but working} as well. With flexible work environments becoming more and more popular, I’ve been wondering what […]

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