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After 21 Days of Minimalism, My Home Is Just Enough

We’re chatting about keeping things simple today with our friends from Clorox. Thanks for supporting the brands that help support our voices! The first month of 2017 is almost over and so ends my purging ambitions. You know how it goes – new year, new house. Out with the old and in the goals for a clean, tidy home. After 21 days of a hardcore minimalist overhaul, I’m pretty sure

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Watching The Elections from Cuba Has Solidified My Beliefs

It’s been 24 hours since I returned from Cuba – the first visit to my parent’s birth country and the realization of a lifelong dream. I can’t wait to share every detail with you, but on our last full day on the island I had the unique experience of watching the United States elections unfold from the lobby of my Havana hotel. And it’s given me some perspective. In Viñales

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You Can Be Anything: My #WeAllGrowFamilia Recap

Almost 6 years ago, I was pounding life into the keys of my laptop while my baby slept in our tiny Las Vegas apartment. I was resuscitating a love that was so near death, its impossible to think of a life without it. Writing, back then, was a gift in and of itself. I wrote because, honestly, I was a new mom with Postpartum Depression and refused to take the prescribed

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Knowing Where You Come From To Know Where You’re Going

I’ve been keeping a secret: very soon, my mom and I embark on a heritage trip to explore the culture of Cuba, visiting Havana and other western parts of the island. We’ll visit the home she once lived as a young girl, the streets she played in, the school she attended before her parents immigrated to the United States as political refugees in 1968. We’re visiting Cuba’s eco-village devoted to reforestation,

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Take Care of Yourself, Mama: 6 Daily Self Care Tips

I am, by no means, a pinnacle of health. I’m a work in progress and a busy mom who is trying her best to take care of her family while also squeezing in tiny moments of self care throughout the day. After the whirlwind of getting kids ready for school, working from home and then tending to dinner/homework, etc, I’m wiped out and in need of some self care. Nothing

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Our Families Are Worth Fighting For #WeWontWait2016

This week I was invited to Washington DC as a delegate of Moms Rising to attend #WeWontWait2016, a nonpartisan, national movement of women speaking on issues that impact families from the kitchen table to the voting booth. The summit engages “whole person politics” because they know Americans don’t vote on single issues. We Won’t Wait connects single issue organizations in conversations on ways to create a whole economy and whole democracy

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