Self-Care Is the Best Care

Self-Care Is the Best Care

I have decided that my word for the year is “self-care.” Self-care means something different to everybody. For me it’s about taking care of my mind, body, and spirit. I allowed someone to make me so mad the other day my head started hurting. I was then angry for allowing this person that much control … Read More

Why We Decided To Raise Our Children Bilingual

Why We Decided To Raise Our Children Bilingual

Before we even had children Courtney and I discussed our values and how we wanted to raise any future children. I’ve been really lucky because we actually feel the same way about everything dealing with our future. We always knew we wanted to raise our children bilingual. I wrote before about how important it is … Read More

Why Breaking Up With Friends Is Sometimes Necessary

Why Breaking Up With Friends Is Sometimes Necessary

Something I’ve had to work on since having Santana is “self-care.” For those that aren’t too familiar with the term self care it is exactly what it sounds like, care for oneself without the help of a medical professional. This includes but is not limited to physical as well as mental. In doing this I’ve … Read More

Finding My Mom Tribe

Finding My Mom Tribe

When I was pregnant I went through bouts of loneliness. I assumed once I got pregnant then my friends who already had kids and I would hang out and drink champs all day as we watched Netflix. That wasn’t the case. Some people didn’t call or text me back, I never really hung out with … Read More

What NOT To Say To Parents Traveling With Kids

What NOT To Say To Parents Traveling With Kids

I’m always seeing posts about traveling with kids. How to prepare, how to pack, what not to do. My problem isn’t my son, it’s the insensitive people around me. I was a flight attendant for 12 years, and during that time I’ve seen my fair share of people traveling with kids. I saw the good … Read More

Marriage After Baby : How We Stay Close

Marriage After Baby : How We Stay Close

Being married has been amazing. I guess it helps that I married my best friend. I know that sounds cliché, but its the truth. Being around each other is fun for us. Most of the time we are laughing. We knew after we had Santana things would be different. We just didn’t know how much … Read More

I Got An Air Fryer, And You Should Too!

I Got An Air Fryer, And You Should Too!

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase by clicking any of the links below, I will make a small commission. All opinions are my own. Check out my Disclosure Page for more details. My birthday was the 24th and my husband got me an air fryer! Let me start by … Read More

Santana’s Self Exploration Journey: I Wasn’t Ready!

Santana’s Self Exploration Journey: I Wasn’t Ready!

So I’m sitting here trying to type. I look at my sweet baby boy, he has his hands down his pants and pee going down his legs. I told you guys in my last post that I’ve learned stuff about raising boys. He’s at an age where he is curious about his body and his … Read More

Why We Celebrate Friendsgiving

Why We Celebrate Friendsgiving

THE HOLIDAYS ARE UPON US! Some people will be with family. There are some who CAN’T be with family. Then there are those that would rather not, because it’s just too stressful. Whatever your reason, just know friendsgiving is an option. When Courtney and I started dating I felt it was important for us to … Read More

Raising A Little Boy: What I’ve Learned So Far

Raising A Little Boy: What I’ve Learned So Far

Courtney and I started talking about kids pretty early in our relationship. We knew we wanted our first child to be a boy. We even gave him a name “Jerome.” We would talk about Jerome as if he were a real person. Some people thought we were crazy. There is absolutely nothing wrong with knowing … Read More

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