Texas Posadas: Making new traditions with my little man

My family doesn’t really follow any traditions during the holidays. We just get together in someone’s home, eat and watch the kids be kids. I guess this is a kind of tradition, no? Some of the traditions I grew up with in El Salvador were lost when I came to United States.  Christmas felt different … Continue reading Texas Posadas: Making new traditions with my little man

My childhood memory of el Dia de Los Muertos

One of my favorite childhood memories may sound a bit morbid to some but very normal to others. I  loved the time of the year when Tota would take me to the cemetery to spend the day at my great grandmother Mamita's grave. November 1st in El Salvador, like in many other Latin American countries, is a … Continue reading My childhood memory of el Dia de Los Muertos

Motherhood Moments: Now I understand my Mother

Español para La Voz It’s true. The best thing that can happen to a mother is that her children have children. Now that I’ve become a Mom I understand and admire my mother so much more. My story with my mother is like that of many other families who come to this country seeking a … Continue reading Motherhood Moments: Now I understand my Mother