Vote Like Your Child’s Future Depends On It

This post was produced with support from Clean Air Moms Action. All opinions are, of course, my own. The upcoming election has been dominated by divisive candidate issues. Believe me, many of us have lost friends and family because our politics simply cannot reconcile themselves but there’s one thing that we should all be able [...]

How to Protect Baby Skin this Spring

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMe Media and Dreft about how to protect baby this spring.  All opinions are 100% mine. This has been one of the craziest years of my life, everything’s been out of whack including the weather. Spring is finally here and as the weather is getting warmer, my family has [...]

Why You Should Always Friend the Older Mom in the Class

I think role model moms should be standard issue to all new moms. Being a mom is hard. It is by far the hardest thing I've ever done. Not because of all the work it entails but the sheer force of the all-consuming energy that unconditional love tolls on your mind, body and spirit. Having [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Help My Child’s a Tyrant

My daughter has metamorphosed from a sweet, loving child into a tyrant who rules with a iron fist and a sadistic sense of humor. It feels as if she's made it her mission to frustrate me to the point of submission. I have to admit, she's getting close this morning. I was all set to write [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|Categories: Parenting|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 [...]

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

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

http://bit.ly/1NnelkQ 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Categories: Latina, Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , |0 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 [...]

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 [...]

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