I’m a twin, so I’ve always shared my birthday. It’s no big thing. I remember the first birthday that I celebrated while I was in college. My friends went all out with decorations and goodies, and I felt so special and loved. The day was all about celebrating me — and only me! Fast forward about […]
Did you know?! Santa Claus is coming to town! My favorite time of year is upon us. It’s Christmas, and you know what that means, right? Twinkle lights and tiny tots throwing tantrums. Frothy mugs of Abuelita hot chocolate and frantic mommies all around. Three Wisemen and ten million things on the to-do and the to-buy […]
There are many benefits (emotional and physical) and of practicing gratitude and being thankful, not just on this one special day, but all year long.
This is the grueling part of parenting- when our child gets their hopes up about a team, only to find face the disappointment of not being picked for it.
It seems that the best and brightest people are leaving us. Still, through the loss, I was able to reconnect with family and watch my boys grow.
Last week, someone on my Facebook newsfeed posted that she had the opportunity to help in an emergency with someone else’s child while at a local swimming pool. She noted that it was not anyone’s neglect that let to the incident, just that “it takes a village.” When I read that, I immediately agreed. As […]
I’ve got it “made” they say. Having daughters (three of them) is like a never ending cycle. You raise them, they marry, and they are back in your house ….with grandkids…everyday… so it feels like they never left. But, until they’re grown, I’m going to get questions they need answered and problems they can’t solve […]
I grew up believing in Santa Claus and at the same time I grew believing in Jesus and Mary, the angels, Bethlehem and the whole nativity story. And although sometimes we think that society will define what we would teach in our home or that it’s too hard to deviate, in actuality it isn’t. So […]
The stores have started putting out their Christmas product. Hallmark channel has started playing Christmas movies. There has been a day or two where I’ve walked out to my car at 7:30 am and felt the crisp cool breeze of a 65 degree morning. Yes, we can certainly feel Fall in all it’s glory coming […]