Preparing Yourself and Your Child For Daycare

Preparing Yourself and Your Child For Daycare

Something big happened last week. Courtney and I visited a daycare for our son. Yes daycare!!! When I decided to become a stay at home mom I was prepared to be at home with Santana all day everyday. However as is my motto, “my life is a work in progress.” I’m just figuring it all … 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

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

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

Heritage: Why I’m Teaching My Son About Our Culture

Heritage: Why I’m Teaching My Son About Our Culture

Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas was hard for me. I never felt like I belonged and to this day it has never felt like home to me. One of the big reasons why was because I wasn’t an Arkansan. I was born in panama, and my mother is Panamanian. Nobody understood why we were … Read More

3 Benefits Of Play Dates, For An Only Child

3 Benefits Of Play Dates, For An Only Child

It was raining the other day so Santana and I didn’t leave the house. I’m not sure if it’s possible for toddlers to get cabin fever but I’m pretty sure Santana had it! I usually like to take him to a play yard so that he can wear his self out. However I knew that … Read More

Why Co-sleeping Is No Longer Working For Us

Why Co-sleeping Is No Longer Working For Us

It’s 4am and I’m pretty sure I️ should be getting an extra hour of sleep because of daylight saving time. However I️ am up because my son likes sleeping horizontally and he kicked me in the face. Why isn’t he in his own bed you ask? I don’t know, I really don’t know. All I … Read More

Making the Decision To Stop Working

Making the Decision To Stop Working

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My son is sick today and I am so glad I’m able to be here to take care of him. I know if I was still a flight attendant this would be a lot harder. I am so blessed and lucky my husband was supportive when I told him I … Read More

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