Familia for Fourth of July 

Let’s call this an almost Wordless Wednesday because, of course, I’m still typing. No pues este fin de semana festivo we spent it celebrating my youngest niece’s first birthday.  It was extra special because con todo lo que ha estado pasando lately it was a much needed breath of fresh […]

Where does the time go?

Where does the time go?

That’s what I’m contemplating tonight. In just the blink of an eye he’s gone from uttering a word here and there, to thinking on his own and rationalizing the world around him, a su manera.  Honestly, I can’t put into words the feelings that come pouring into my heart when I look […]

Just How Latino are Your Birthday Celebrations?

Just How Latino are Your Birthday Celebrations?

As a mother of three I’ve had my share of kid’s birthday parties over the years, from planning them to attending them.  I’ve handcrafted personalized invitations, and now even use networking sites like Facebook to send out virtual invitations to my guests.  What I hadn’t done until recently was take […]

So I Had a Pretty Awesome Happy Birthday!

I’m not usually one of those people that goes on and on about their own birthday.  Although apparently this year I’m kind of becoming one.  ¡Ah… pues nimodo!  In actuality, I just had such a great time yesterday celebrating mi cumpleaños that I wanted to share a couple of pictures […]

Father to Son: A Birthday Wish for Today …and Tomorrow

Today Edgar is nine!  One year away from 10 and way too many more years than we have actually felt go by.   Por más que me pongo a pensar, the truth is it escapes me where all the time actually went.  He’s no longer just a kid, one who’s […]

Happy Birthday, Bikini!

Eeny, weeny, teeny, weeny… little polka dot bikini! Well actually it could be any design or color, so long as one part “covers the breasts and the other part covers the crotch and part of or the entire buttocks, leaving an uncovered area between the two,” as Wikipedia so eloquently puts it, jajaja! Why am […]

Did I ever tell you about the day I was born? – A Guest Post

I was very fond of my Dad and we were very close.  For several years on my birthday, he would tell me this story about the day I was born.  My Dad was tall and thin.  His name fit him well.  He was dark olive complected with very black hair.  […]