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My Toddler Would Like Everyone to Know I Have Big Chichis


You never know what is going to come out of a toddler’s mouth. My 3 year old can say some of the most beautiful poetic things to me, the sort of words that bring me to tears because I can’t believe that someone so young can formulate something so amazing, so deep and so loving. […] Read the full article →


Why You Should Never Give a Woman Cookie Monster Underwear


Before the holidays my husband took my daughters on a shopping expedition and with their help he picked out a few stocking stuffers for me, one of them a pair of Cookie Monster underwear. They’re cute, but not anything I or my husband would have chosen on our own, they were chosen by my daughters. […] Read the full article →


 My bed is still my bed. My room is still here. I’m still here. My job is gone. Oh well, at least I don’t have to get up so early. I can sleep in. Damn it, I can’t sleep! FRACK, I don’t have a job. It’s okay, it’s gonna be okay. OMG, what am I […] Read the full article →


10 Signs the Holidays are Over


The holiday decorations in your home that looked so festive a few days ago now look tired and beyond ready to be put in storage. You keep thinking of all the things you should have asked for as gifts, but it’s too late. Dang it! Your kids are asking you how many days are left […] Read the full article →


Unpacking Christmas (Sundays In My City)


The morning after Thanksgiving my eldest, Put Pie, woke up in the best mood EVER. She was all smiley and energetic, she ran to the foot of my bed and stood there with a huge grin on her face. I said, “Yes?” To which she answered, “Christmas?” Apparently, she was under the mistaken assumption that […] Read the full article →


The Time I Gave My Friend’s 2-Year-Old a Penis-Shaped Toy


You may not know this about me, but I love giving people gifts. Especially, when I find a gift I think is perfect. Like this Play-Doh Cake Mountain that I was so excited to give to my friend’s 2-year-old daughter. I thought it was perfect because my friend makes some of the most beautiful and […] Read the full article →


What Latino Icons Look like to Everyone Else


A couple of days ago, I saw this video of "Latino Icons According to Everyone Else" by FLAMA and I laughed my pompis off. There are so many things that we take for granted culturally and I guess our icons are on that list. I’d be willing to bet that if you were to show […] Read the full article →


Guess who spent two nights away from her family? Me!!! I went to the BlogHer ‘14 Conference and had a blast. I’m not going to pretend that it isn’t some kind of liberating to go off on my own and mingle with other women from the blogosphere because it is, it is! I love my […] Read the full article →


That Time My Daughter Told Everyone her Mother Has a Penis


On a recent walk with my two daughters, my youngest, Luna Pie started making up songs. Mostly she was chanting our names over and over and claiming it was a song. I won’t lie, it was super cute, but the kid has to learn that this is a harsh world, so I started making up […] Read the full article →


SEE: 3-year-old’s Compelling Cupcakes for Dinner Argument


You guys, if you have not had the pleasure of watching 3-year-old Mateo debate with his mother Linda Beltran about having cupcakes for dinner, then you really must check out this video. Mateo is awesome, adorable, and quite the little debater. What happened was that he did not eat his dinner. He was told by […] Read the full article →

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