This is a sponsored post written on behalf of BIC and The Motherhood, but all opinions and photos are my own. A new school year is almost upon us! It’s especially exciting (and maybe even a little nerve-wracking) for us because Maya is starting middle school in just a few weeks, and Maura will be […]
Losing a father who wasn’t there
77 days. That’s how long it’s been since my dad died. Losing a parent is hard. Really hard. This is why I’m surprised at how difficult the past couple of months have been for me. You see, my dad and I weren’t close. You could say we were “estranged,” but not by choice. After my […]
There’s something strange in the neighborhood. Who you gonna call?
Lyft! And that’s just what we did yesterday. I had never used this particular ride-sharing service before, but heard about a special promotion this weekend where you can request a free ride in Ghost Mode and a Ghostbusters Ecto-1 picks you up, so I thought I’d surprise my kids. I downloaded the app, registered with […]
Introducing: Monica (and her new baby!)
My little sister, Monica, is one of my favorite people in the whole world. We talk every day. About everything. She’s my person… my best friend, my biggest supporter, an awesome aunt to my daughters, and now a contributor to my blog, too. Monica’s a 5th grade teacher, a new mom, and just moved halfway […]
Happy New Year!
Yes, I know… it’s February 1st. But I need a do-over. January kind of sucked. I started February on the right foot, though. I woke up this morning and drank a big glass of water before I even got out of bed. I wrote down everything I ate today, and I actually took a walk, […]
When a photo means #SoMuchMore – Johnson’s and the Save the Children
I’m sharing this information with you as part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with JOHNSON’S® and Latina Bloggers Connect. It’s incredible to think that every day in this country, millions of babies may miss out on opportunities that are critical to growth and development due to poverty, poor health/nutrition, lack of stimulation, and a […]