LeapFrog LeapBand Review + Giveaway

We here are huge fans of LeapFrog products and whenever we’re given an opportunity to review one, we… [more]

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Artist at Work (Sundays In My City)

I love to watch my children paint. San Francisco, CA I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share… [more]

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Wednesday Wishes

Got the midweek blues? Perfect time to make some Wednesday Wishes. The idea is that the Universe is abundant,… [more]

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Strawberry Banana Batido con Leche…Like Mami Used to Make (Recipe)

My mother taught me that batidos made with milk in the morning are a healthy, quick and delicious breakfast… [more]

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Once Upon a 6th Birthday (Sundays In My City)

Put Pie, my eldest, turned 6 last week and we celebrated with a very famous mouse. San Bruno, CA. I… [more]

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Coffee Filter Flowers

by Claudya Martinez March 26, 2013
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When my friends at Lowe’s provided me with a gift card and said, “Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to bring spring indoors”, I accepted. The very first thing I did was to get some bromeliads because I love them and they make me feel like it’s spring even when it isn’t. […]

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Gay Parents are Just as Good (or Bad) as Straight Parents

by Claudya Martinez March 25, 2013
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The American Academy of Pediatrics, the most influential pediatrician’s group in the country, has endorsed same-sex marriage. The new policy entitled, American Academy of Pediatrics Supports Same Gender Civil Marriage was published online and cites research showing that parents’ sexual orientation does not affect a child’s development. Children do just as well in same-sex families […]

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Enjoying the View (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez March 23, 2013
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    Just enjoying the view. San Francisco, CA.     I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or without words) that not only lets you share your part of the world, but lets you visit other parts […]

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Too Tired to Blog (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez March 22, 2013

I am too tired to blog. It’s true. I’m beat. Did you miss my big announcement? I got a new job! A full-time staff writing job for Mamás Latinas. It’s great and I’m thrilled, but I’ve also had a cough which has really worn me out. Between writing my nalgas off for my job and […]

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What I Learned Because of Poop in the Bathtub #EveryFlush

by Claudya Martinez March 21, 2013
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Do not humiliate your children when potty training. It doesn’t help them, it shames them.#EveryFlush — Unknown Mami (@UnknownMami) March 11, 2013 I’d like to thank Huggies for sponsoring this post and for including me in a very informative teleconference with Dr. Andres Cotton and Jeanette Kaplun focusing on the topic of potty training. Dr. […]

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Kids on the Wagon

by Claudya Martinez March 20, 2013
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My kids wagon-pooling with a good friend. Photo courtesy of the wagon-pooler’s mom.

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I Can Finally Tell You

by Claudya Martinez March 19, 2013
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Holy moly or chicken mole (if your hungry), I deserve an award! For weeks I’ve been wanting to tell you my BIG NEWS, but I haven’t. Sure I’ve told some people here and there and made swear to keep it a secret, but I’m married or related to most of those people so it doesn’t […]

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Imagination and Creativity Can Change the World: LeapPad2 & Mr. Pencil Review and Giveaway

by Claudya Martinez March 18, 2013
Imagination and creativity can change the world.

Somehow the forces of the internet connected me with the good people at LeapFrog (purveyors of educational fun) and on occasion I am given the opportunity not just to try out their products free of charge, but to delve into the entire creative process that goes into the development of their products. When LeapFrog sent […]

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Haight Street Scenes (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez March 16, 2013
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          A beautiful sunny day on Haight Street with a clock that always reads 4 20. San Francisco, CA. I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or without words) that not only lets you […]

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Funny Pitch and The Assassination of Google Reader (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez March 15, 2013
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I get pitches for the blog a regular basis. Some are great, some are not. Some are a good fit, some don’t fit at all. I received the funnies pitch I’ve ever gotten the other day and it was funny because it wasn’t meant to be funny. I love to share funny, so you know […]

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