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

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 26: Our Christmas tree

  Our mini Christmas tree is up! I'm not usually a Christmas kind of person but I'm really excited this year because is Gael's first. Last year I put up the tree because I was pregnant and this year he gets to see the light beam. The holidays are just so much nicer when you … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 26: Our Christmas tree

#NaPhoPoMo 2013, Day 20: My kid has the best smile

My kid does have a great smile and I cannot get enough of it. I love how he giggles at random sounds and silly faces. I love that he thinks I'm funny and gets super excited when he sees me dance like a crazy person. I love how his eyes light up as soon as … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013, Day 20: My kid has the best smile

#naphopomo 2013, Day 17: Dinner en nuestro hogar

Tonight Gael and I hosted a dinner for a small group of friends at home. This was a first for me. I've never really had more than one friend come over for dinner. It was really nice. It's was our usual sunday breakfast bunch- Rafa, Pau and Ale. I managed to cook a pretty decent meal … Continue reading #naphopomo 2013, Day 17: Dinner en nuestro hogar

I have been too quiet for too long

Today someone reminded me of something I wrote a while back and encouraged me to read some of my posts from a few years ago. Some were very powerful and inspiring. I was transported and wondered what happened to that voice-- my voice. A voice that dared and encouraged me to embrace my different. I … Continue reading I have been too quiet for too long