Three Tiny Rings

Today, I woke up and remembered that I should be snuggling a 3-year-old in my lap this morning. Celebrating with giggles, random hugs and sweet, baby voiced, “I love you”s. Instead, my lap is empty. The only things I have to commemorate what should have been are three thin stackable rings, the birthstones of the […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Categories: Confessions, Loss|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Grades are Ruining Education

Do you worry about your child’s grades? Last week we attended annual Parent/Teacher conferences for our girls. They are always fairly uneventful. We go, the teachers tell us how good our girls are doing and we all go home and pat ourselves on the back. There are never any surprises.
We usually have a report card […]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Featured, Parenting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Quick Tips for the Busy Mom

*Disclosure: I received product and compensation for this post from Colgate Total Repair but all opinions are my own.

Life Hacks to help you feel and look beautiful even when you’re exhausted. One thing that I’ve learned from being a mom for 10 years is that, we cannot have it all. We can have a lot but not […]

By |October 24th, 2015|Categories: Mommy Truisms, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Grandparents can Teach Us

Disclosure: This post about aging well is part of a sponsored campaign with Aetna but all opinions about the importance of grandparents expressed are my own.

What do you think the roles of grandparents are in the lives of grandchildren? Are they figureheads who buy them too much candy and spoil them rotten or are they something […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How Playing More Could Save Our Kids Lives #FuelGreatness @FUTP60 #Sponsored

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with National Dairy Council Fuel Up To Play 60 En Español and Latina Bloggers Connect.

As a parent, one of my biggest responsibilities is to teach my daughters healthy habits so they grow up healthy and strong. I am setting the tone for the rest of their lives. […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Categories: Health, Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Parenting Means Nourishing the Mind, Body and Soul

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Nesquik and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions are my own.

Weekdays are crazy at our house; absolutely chaotic in the best possible way. This is what being a family and having children is all about. I remember as a child myself, there were six of us […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I Just Want them to Enjoy Their Childhood

I want my daughters to enjoy their childhood. My goal as a parent is simple; to love my children so unconditionally that they believe that they can do anything they set their minds to because I will always love and support them. My wish is that one-day they look back on their childhood with no […]

Back-to-School means Time to Get Back to Me

Summer was insane around here, packed full of traveling and the making of all the fun childhood memories but now it’s time to get back to me. It was awesome for the girls and us too. I love having them home but for me it was a little bit of the summer of Mom Interrupted.

My […]

Stress Incontinence 101, How to Stop Leaking When You Sneeze #TryImpressa

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Poise Impressa but all opinions about stress incontinence are my own.

Do you ever find yourself leaking (just a little bit) when you laugh too hard, dance too hard, sneeze or cough (that’s the worst) or workout? It’s so embarrassing. I am a grown […]

By |August 21st, 2015|Categories: humor, pregnancy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

School Uniforms Destroy Girls’ Body Image

Have you ever thought about how our daughters’ self-esteem and body image could be affected by the school uniforms or dress code policy? Sounds crazy, right? I mean isn’t that the entire purpose of school uniforms in the first place, to level the playing field; to equalize all children and neutralize all social hierarchy? Isn’t a […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Categories: Raising Girls, Women's Issues|Tags: , , , |0 Comments