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Hopeful in Havana: A Love Letter to My 8 year-old Daughter

My sweet girl, happy 8th birthday. I have to admit, this year in parenting was unexpectedly challenging for me. I’m always a bit surprised and proud of what your dad and I have created and you, my beautiful Alina, are a child any mom would dream of having… but your life right now has unearthed so many memories that have long remained floating aimlessly, forgotten. As you submerge into an

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Surprise! Inspiring Joy In Our Kids Just Got Easier

I’m excited to introduce a brand that has been bringing parents and children together in joy-filled moments for the last 50 years: the Kinder brand, which is launching Kinder Joy in the US! This story is sponsored by them, but all opinions, joy-filled treats, and cute kids are all mine. Truth be told, I’m not big into surprises. I like to know what’s in front of me, what’s on the

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If There’s One Thing Moms Don’t Have Time For, It’s the Flu

I’m going into my eighth year of motherhood and it feels like I’ve finally arrived at the promise land. They sleep through the night, have a fair amount of self-control and, in general, are really cool kids. Plus, they tell funny jokes. Don’t get me wrong, babies, toddlers and adorable preschoolers are fabulous, but this stage has become my favorite. I love being with my kids and sharing their joy

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The Ultimate Dual Immersion Back-to-School Shopping List

Summer is coming to an end and, though it’s been magical, I’m excited to start another year of dual language education! It’s absolutely amazing to watch my (previously) monolingual children improve their fluency and reading abilities in two languages throughout the school year. Raising bilingual and biliterate children would be impossible without the support of our progressive school district and the teachers who love our babies. There aren’t enough words

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A Mom’s Guide for Bilingual Kindergarten Preparation

We’re getting ready for our little boy’s first day of bilingual kindergarten and are excited to partner with Clorox to share tips on helping him start confidently! Last year, Clorox donated $150,000 for a Match Offer on and is continuing their partnership for this BTS season too. Thank you for supporting the brands that support our voices. His older sister has been here before, but he’s still nervous about

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Little Black Boy Joy

This post serves no purpose other than to just be. In defiance of stereotype or in support of what should be, either way, my beautiful babies are here living life in all its glory. Pure little black boy joy on display for all to see. I present you with two of the most brilliant and crazy boys that ever lived: my 5-year-old son and my 4-year-old nephew. His mother and

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