How to Afford the Superstar Education Your Child Deserves

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola but all opinions expressed about how to pay for college are my own.

I grew up working class to parents who only graduated high school. My father was a blue-collar worker in a factory and my mom stayed at home and took care of the six […]

This is the Part I Hate

Leaving my children behind when I travel is the hardest thing I do. I travel and I love it. I travel a lot with my kids and the Big Guy. I traveled a lot before I had children. I was born with an insatiable wanderlust and it always begs for more. I don’t se it ever […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Parenting, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Burden of Never Disappointing Your Child

How do you deal with the burden of never disappointing your child? A couple weeks ago, I almost bought sparklers for my girls and then I remembered that they could be dangerous. Sure, I played with sparklers every 4th of July but why take the chance that my girls might get burned? Isn’t it my […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Parenting|Tags: , |2 Comments

Toddlers are A**holes and Other Parenting Misconceptions

There are a lot of parenting misconceptions out there. Those parenting books don’t tell you the truth about what it’s really like to parent a living, breathing child. I think they write about parenting in theory. One of the biggest misconception is that children are supposed to meat some kind of quality standard, like a […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Categories: Confessions, Featured, humor|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Caitlyn Jenner through the Eyes of a Child

The photo above is my favorite of Caitlyn Jenner because I can see a smile. As a mom, I am not perfect. Far from it. I’ve done a lot of things wrong. I’ve yelled.Hell, I’ve roared so loudly that I scared my kids. My kids have been known to blurt out the occasional profanity.Patience is not […]

By |June 4th, 2015|Categories: Entertainment, Parenting|Tags: , , |2 Comments

That One May when My Face Exploded

You’ve all probably been wondering where the hell I went this May. Maybe? Maybe you didn’t even notice I was gone. It is May, after all. Like many of you, I went down the rabbit hole that is May beginning with May 1st, marking the worst day of my life, and filled with non-stop obligations.

Yes, […]

By |May 29th, 2015|Categories: Confessions, Featured, humor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Sister of Motherhood

This post about motherhood is sponsored by Similac. I was compensated for this post but all opinions are my own.
The sisterhood of motherhood, isn’t it a beautiful thing? When I first became a mom, it was the single most amazing and simultaneously most isolating thing that had ever happened to me. There is just something […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Being a Mother is So Much More than I Ever Could Imagine

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Johnson’s® and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions about being a mother and memories are my own.
Being a mother is so much more than I ever thought it could be. My daughters are everything to me. That is not an exaggeration. I realize that sounds antiquated and […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A Mother and her Child’s Heart are Inseparable

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola but all opinions expressed about my mother are my own.

In a Latino home, Papi may be el Rey but Mami is the glue that keeps the kingdom together. The women in the family are the caretakers; the nurturers and we all stick together. My daughters […]

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

Our Last First Communion

My 7-year-old just celebrated her First Holy Communion. She chose to wear her sister’s communion dress and sweater. She looked beautiful almost angelic. There was something special about seeing her in her sister’s dress. Dressing her was a little foreshadowing of what her wedding day might be like and, of course, that coupled with the […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |1 Comment