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

Nature Versus Nurture, Pans in Your Oven and Other Questionable Life Choices?

I’m doing my own social experiment on nature versus nurture and I want you all to be apart of it. I shared a simple photo on Facebook yesterday of an oven full of pots and pans. I find this completely normal. In fact, my own oven is full of pots and pans right now! What […]

By |March 17th, 2015|Categories: Latina, Parenting|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Making Memories When You Least Expect It #SoMuchMore

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Johnson’s® and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions are my own.

Remember when your children were tiny and they depended on you for absolutely everything? Those first couple of years felt like they lasted forever. They were arduous and while down in those trenches of motherhood, I’m pretty […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dad Refuses to Abandon Son with Down Syndrome, Mom Divorces Him

In Armenia, a baby boy was born with Down syndrome. His father, Samuel Forrest heard his newborn son’s cries, as he excitedly waited outside of his wife’s delivery room to meet him. But the new father was not immediately invited into the room. Instead, this happened.
“This pediatrician walks out of the room with a little […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: News, Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Get the Behavior You Want from Your Children Without Losing Your Sh*t

Do you know how to get the behavior you want from your children without being the parent you hate? Do you have someone that you call when you want a second opinion on your parenting decisions? I think we all have someone or someones that we call when we feel like we need confirmation that […]

Sometimes You Just Need a Little Hideaway in your Life

My daughters, they saw an Instagram video of a friend’s little girl lip syncing Kiesza’s Hideaway. It was the first time they’d ever heard the song. They were instantly obsessed and being my children, of course they never do anything to scale. They had to take it and run away with it. After making several Instagram […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Categories: Parenting, Parenting, Raising Girls|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Back-to-School ~ Diary of a Recovering Helicopter Mom

Back-to-school school is upon us.
Yesterday morning, I took my girls back-to-school. I know that I should be rejoicing. I thought I might be. This summer has been very busy and trying but instead, I was sad. Sad that another summer is gone and there are so few left before they go off to college. When they are […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Losing Our Saffaron Still Breaks Our Hearts

As a family, we love animals. The first thing the Big Guy and I did together as a married couple was adopt a gorgeous brindle boxer puppy. We named her Saffaron and she was our first little girl; our first dip in the parenthood pond. We were young and in love and we adored this […]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |1 Comment