To The Nurses Who Made a Difference in My Life

I’ve spent more days in the hospital than I can count. So I can’t tell you how many daily visits with the doctor I had in my hospital room. That would take a lot of math. But the math that really stumps me is how many times I was visited by a nurse. If you’ve been lucky […]

When Health & Nutrition Are Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation. […]

The Mejias Take Manhattan

Holy July, Batman! We have been uncharacteristically traveling like jet setters this month. OK. Nothing like jet setters. Is a jet setter a real thing? Let’s just say it is and quit talking about it already. We were in Florida for a week and then my mom came to town and me and the ol’ […]

the burdens of her mother

“When is your birthday?” asked the volunteer behind the library counter. “May 18th,” my daughter answered, incorrectly. Perhaps we should have skipped this event. The night before, my soon-to-be 9 year-old had been concerned about attending Birthday Book Club as she does not like “rushing around” in the morning. I assured her that attending would not […]

What I Learned at CAMP {#TxSC15}

I don’t think anyone would describe me as “adventurous”, yet I seem to willingly put myself in situations that require me to travel to places I’ve never been, to meet people I’ve never met with some regularity. My latest adventure? CAMP. Last weekend I drove three and a half hours to Camp Texlake, which is a […]