Lessons from my father: ¡Con Cuidado!

It’s in the little things I see my father in me. It’s the little things about him I miss the most too. The way he used to smile with his eyes. The power in his carcajada. The things he used to say to me then when I would take them for […]

A lesson on healthy skin for back to school

This blog post is sponsored by CLEAN & CLEAR and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. All opinions are my own.  Now that school is back in session, our kids will have plenty to learn in the classroom. At home there are plenty of things we can teach our tweens and teens too. […]

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 […]