2019/04/03
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The Truth about Parenting Teenagers from a Teen Mom

Ok folks, this is not a drill. We are in full teen mom mode. We’re over here parenting teenage girls. Well, a champion eye roller tween […]
2019/04/02

What is a Quinceañera and How to Begin Planning Yours

Our oldest daughter, Bella, just turned 14-years-old which means next year is her quinceañera. That means this 1/2 first-generation Latina is planning my first ever quinceañera […]
2019/03/28
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Teen Girls Rebel when Teen Boys Rated Female Classmates on Looks

You’ve heard of burn books? We all have. I remember in high school they were called slam books; same difference. Same jerky idea, different decade. Well, […]
2019/03/25
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Dora the Explorer and the Lost City of Gold

Swiper, no swiping. Anyone who has a child between the ages of 0-19, especially those of us who are Latino, knows all too well what those […]
2019/03/21
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Les Misérables Proves that Where there is Love there is Hope

Earlier this week, we took the girls to see Les Misérables, the musical based on the novel by Victor Hugo. This has been one of my favorite […]
2019/03/19
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How to Stay Weird like a Local Things to do in Austin Texas

Have you ever visited Austin, Texas?  Do you know all the things to do in Austin, Texas? I haven’t been but it’s one of those places […]
2019/03/18
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Proper Playdate Etiquette Protocol for Toddlers and their Moms

Are you a playdate pro or are you a new mom just dipping her toe in the playdate pond? Either way, learning all the rules and […]
2019/03/14
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Cheat Bribe and Lie that’s how Privilege Beats the System

Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and 31 other parents were charged in the college admissions scandal. 50 people were charged earlier this week in a nationwide scheme […]
2019/03/11
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Happy 14th Birthday to My Teenager, my Best Friend

I know not everyone agrees with this or has this same experience because parenting a teen is a box of chocolates, you never know what you […]