Queridad hija, beautiful fruit of my womb, Happy 7th birthday! Seven years ago was a big day for me. With presumption of self that would eventually be redefined by your existence, I made a baby with the man I love; together we made a family. We were married for 2 years, together for 5, and today that baby turned 7. Seven is a big number, too. The digit for luck,
I’m honored to connect with my friends at Clorox as their CLX Champion to share small victories in motherhood, challenges in home life and humble efforts in building a legacy that makes this world a brighter, kinder place. The week before my 12 day heritage trip to Cuba, I almost canceled the whole thing. My daughter – a total mama’s girl – was having a hard time adjusting to the
I’m honored to connect with my friends at Clorox as their CLX Champion to share small victories in motherhood, challenges in home life and humble efforts in building a legacy that makes this world a brighter, kinder place. Welcome! Before she pulled me aside during Back to School Night, I knew what my son’s preschool teacher was going to say. “Sebastian is such a sweet boy,” she began, “but I
This story was written in collaboration with JCPenney. Thanks for supporting the brands that support our voices! They are #SoWorthIt! Back to school season has become a time of year to reflect on the growth and maturity of our babies; how much they’ve learned, the subjects and topics that interest them and how we, as parents, can help them feel confident and empowered. As my baby girl enters the first
There’s a story behind the urgency to have my children receive a bilingual education, but it’s long, very emotional and, ultimately, not relevant to this post. I’ll share that story eventually, I promise. But for now, as I look over the photos of Alina’s Dual Immersion Spanish Kindergarten graduation only a few months ago, I realize that last year was perhaps the most amazing year of my motherhood to date.
This story is part of a sponsored collaboration ̊with the PreK12 Plaza. All opinions and cute kids are my own! Learn more using #PreK12Plaza. This is our first official Back to School season and I’m pumped to move into it with an empowered and positive attitude! My daughter is starting First grade and her baby brother is moving onto Pre-Kindergarten and, although we did our best to retain most of