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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This post is dedicated to three amazing moms in my life who bravely and successfully fought breast cancer; my mother, my mother-in-law, and my sister-in-law.  I was 16 the first time breast cancer affected my life when my mother was diagnosed with Stage 1 Breast Cancer. Her OB/GYN had referred her to a surgeon due to […]

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A Child’s Struggle With Cancer

I will never forget the dreaded call I received one day late September in 1997.  I was teaching my second graders mathematics when my principal came to the door and said there was an urgent phone call for me in the office.  I knew something awful had happened when he asked me to take the […]

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Raising Bilingual Children

I still remember the first serious conversation I had with my husband about raising children. He asked me for one thing, “I want our children to be bilingual.” Thirteen years later, I still struggle with this request. I spoke very little Spanish growing up, so needless to say, I do not speak it as well […]

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