50 Famous Women Laughing

If laughter is contagious, I hope you catch a good hearty dose of it from these women and then spread… [more]

50 Famous Women Laughing 50 Famous Women Laughing

Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City)

A bit of fun in our backyard. San Francisco, CA I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your… [more]

Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City) Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City)

Wednesday Wishes

You have no idea how much I need to manifest not only abundance, but positivity in my life right now.… [more]

Wednesday Wishes Wednesday Wishes

SEE: Women Eating Cake

I made this caketastrophe, that still tastes delicious by the way, on the same day that I decided to… [more]

SEE: Women Eating Cake SEE: Women Eating Cake

Our First Time (Sundays In My City)

We went to Chuck E Cheese’s as a family for a first time ever. I have no doubt it will NOT be the last… [more]

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Love at First Stroll: B-Agile Double Stroller

by Claudya Martinez August 25, 2012

I’ll be honest with you, when I was researching strollers for my first child, I thought my head was going to explode. Information overload. No one single stroller seemed to be able to meet all my needs. I had a really hard time making a decision and quite frankly I was not happy with the […]

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Two Truths and a Lie (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez August 24, 2012

Do you know the game two truths and a lie? It’s a really fun game where you tell two truths and one lie about yourself. You want to make it hard for people to be able to tell what the lie is. I’ve played it in theater classes and love it; it’s a great ice-breaker. […]

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by Claudya Martinez August 23, 2012

Over a year ago I wrote a post, On Cheating and Being Cheated On, which is about (yup, you guessed it) cheating. The post is my take on being on both sides of the cheating fence. What I find extraordinary about the post is that every single day someone who doesn’t normally read this blog […]

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by Claudya Martinez August 22, 2012

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the success of others takes nothing away from you, that success is not in limited supply. What’s the definition of success? You tell me. Success is different for everyone. To me success means: Having all of my family’s basic needs (i.e. food, shelter, clothing, health) met. Living a creative […]

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LeapsterGS Explorer Review & #Giveaway

by Claudya Martinez August 21, 2012

You don’t have to look around our home very long or very hard to figure out that we are big fans of LeapFrog products. What’s there not to love? They are fun, educational, and quickly embraced by my children. In the end it doesn’t matter how edu-taining I think a toy is, my kids have […]

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Parents and Their Kids

by Claudya Martinez August 20, 2012

Parents love to talk about their kids. Is it because we love our kids? Sure. Is it because we want to bore you to death? No, of course not. What is it about parents and their kids? We find our kids interesting and a way of tapping into the Universal human condition. Okay, I might […]

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Library Time (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez August 18, 2012
Felt Board

            Books aren’t the only reason libraries are fun. 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 […]

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Latinos and the 2012 Election #WeDecide

by Claudya Martinez August 18, 2012

It’s a big election year and my inner political monologue goes a little something like this: Poliltics?! Who has time for politics? I’m too busy changing diapers, freaking out about trying to get Put Pie into a public preschool, worried about how to make ends meet on what we’re making at the moment…but how can […]

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Weird Jobs (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez August 17, 2012
Weird jobs

I’ve had some really ridiculous jobs in my day. There was the one where I almost met George Clooney while hocking imitation designer perfumes. Almost is key. And there have been many others including the one I write about in my post at Aiming Low entitled, The Dangers of Dialing for Dollars. Yes, I was […]

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Encouraging Creativity #ShineOn #CleverGap

by Claudya Martinez August 16, 2012
Picture of children drawing

This post is sponsored by GapKids. Check out all the fun Shine On activities at your nearest Gap store. For event dates and locations, visit Gap’s Facebook page and join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #ShineOn. As the mother of two small children who fancies herself as creative, I love to encourage the artistic […]

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