The truth about Raising a Bilingual Kid

It’s definitely not a topic we’ve ever shied away from, but it is one we’ve given a lot of thought to. Especially as parents of a bilingualish teenager. See what I did there? It’s a play off of the hit TV show Blackish, in case you’re wondering. What I’m talking […]

¡Chinelas con estos huercos!

We had Nintento. Kids today have Vine. We had VCRs. They have bluetooth and DVD players. We had cassette tapes and then CD players. They have iPods and iPhones. We had beepers. They have iPads and tablets. We had watches with cartoons and superheroes on the wristbands. They have smartwatches […]

The generational differences in Latino families are funny

The generational differences in Latino families are funny

So the other day my sister, her husband and her kids were getting ready to go out of town.  They had packed, loaded up the truck, and we were all just sitting around talking and laughing while they finished getting ready to leave. My sister has two teenagers, one preteen, […]

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Sorry, Kiddo. We Are Not That Cool!

In every parent’s life, there comes that moment when despite all of our best efforts we have to come to terms with facing the reality… well, of our reality.  It’s not a pleasant experience and very rarely do we get to choose when it happens.  Most of the time it’s […]

Raising a Bilingual Kid: Schoolyard Crushes!

So the other day Edgar and I were talking. Of all things our conversation ended up turning out to be about girls. He’s right about that same age that I was when all the little boys in my classroom, including myself, first began to discover that not all the girls […]