Los Angeles Part 2: Long Beach

Los Angeles in less than 48 hours for a media event

It had been months since I last took a trip by myself. Also since the last time I had been on a plane. Usually we pile into our car – or a rental to be more precise – and load it up with the essentials for a day- or two-day-long […]

What’s in a Latino nickname? Lluni!

Today is my youngest brother’s birthday, and of course, that has me contemplating the nickname we grew up calling him: Lluni. His real name is Moises, after my father, and technically we should have been calling him Junior all along. For some reason though since as long as I can […]

Financial empowerment comes to Hispanicize Texas

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Prudential and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. It’s kind of hard to put into words how much it meant to finally bring a Hispanicize signature event to the state of Texas, but I think the reactions from attendees […]

Falling into a new routine for back to school

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with JCPenney. All opinions are my own. His very first day of school was 10 years ago now. I still remember it vividly, like it literally just happened yesterday. He didn’t cry. He didn’t ask us not to leave him behind. He was […]

Marvel delivers a teen hit with Spider-Man Homecoming

Marvel delivers a teen hit with Spider-Man Homecoming

So you’re a fan of the series. You’ve read all the comic books. You’ve collected all of the memorabilia. You’ve watched all of the previous installments of the Marvel Studios serial-box-office-hit-series, Spider-Man. Well now get ready for the ultimate teen version of our onsie-sporting superhero – with a few familiar […]

Dear Friends

Hey, friends. It’s been a while since we’ve really sat down and communicated. There have been a lot of things happening on this end. Some of them good. Some of them pretty sad and messed up. I’ve launched a business that’s now over one year old. That keeps me pretty […]

For Father’s Day: Dad’s Guide to Summer

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Newell Brands. All opinions are my own. Dear old dad never seems to get the attention he deserves. At least not during major dad holidays like say Father’s Day. Wait, are there any other special occasions dedicated to celebrating the male parental […]