I do not always have it together

No, I do not always have it together. Most of the time I do not. It may come across as if I do, cute photos on social media, outings with friends, dinners etc. Friends say; you are doing so well or ask, how do you do it? My thoughts,  you have no idea! If you … Continue reading I do not always have it together

My semi anti-Valentines Day post

Today I couldn’t help but to be annoyed by overwhelming Valentine’s Day social media posts, balloons and the impromptu flower shops outside grocery stores. I had to ask myself why? Do I really hate it this much? I don’t think I do but I dislike the idea that as human beings we are programmed to … Continue reading My semi anti-Valentines Day post

My reaction when I found out I was pregnant was not what you would expect

The day I found out I was pregnant wasn’t at all how I would have imagined it. I didn’t feel how I thought I would feel. I cried so much but not because I was happy, I was terrified. The circumstances were not ideal for a baby, the relationship wasn’t what a relationship should be … Continue reading My reaction when I found out I was pregnant was not what you would expect

A lil rehab from Facebook

 Several online dictionaries define an addict as a person who is addicted to an activity, habit or substance. The definition on Merriam Webster includes, “a person who likes or enjoys something very much and spends a large amount of time doing it, watching it, etc. I think we all have become addicts of something at … Continue reading A lil rehab from Facebook

Birthdays

It was maybe about 5 years ago birthdays began to feel a bit awkward for me. The idea of celebrating “me” feels a bit uncomfortable. I used to get really excited about celebrating and turning one year older. I’m not sure when or why that changed for me. Maybe the idea of getting older doesn't … Continue reading Birthdays

Our not so perfect Christmas Photos

I had vision of the perfect Christmas photos with Gael. I wanted them to be in our home and as natural as possible. Well, they are in our home and very natural alright! Our photos are the opposite of the perfect holiday photos I've seen posted on social media lately and I'm okay with that. … Continue reading Our not so perfect Christmas Photos

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