Parenting

Changing Curly Hair Attitudes: 3 Ideas to Help You Love Your Curls

Parenting

My mami once told me that I was born with tiny curls in my hair…and so, she tried to “brush them out” by brushing my hair numerous times a day. I don’t hold this against her. She simply repeated what was taught to her. You see, in our culture (as in many Caribbean cultures), a […]

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The Time My Daughter’s Multicultural Voice was Called Un-American

Baby Girl

“Mommy, when Mrs. [Teacher] was talking to us about the Southwest region, she called the Rio Grande, Rio Grand. I told her it’s pronounced Rio Gran-de, not Grand, and she said, ‘Well, yes, if you were Mexican or Spanish, you’d say it like that, but if you’re American, we say Grand.’ I didn’t say anything […]

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3 Ways to Make Mom’s Breakfast in Bed Extra Special This Mother’s Day

Motherhood

Growing up, I honestly don’t remember serving my mami breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. We definitely showered her with love and gave her gifts, flowers, and such, but breakfast in bed is not something I remember doing. My kids on the other hand, love the idea of breakfast in bed and sometimes ask if […]

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One Sure Way to Get Your Preschooler to Listen and Do What You Ask

Baby Boy

I know the toddler and preschool years can be tough as a parent. Believe me, I’m still in the middle of it myself with my four-year-old baby boy! It’s hard being a preschooler – you’re officially a “big boy,” yet at every turn, you’re told what to do or what you CAN’T do. I do […]

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Help Your Teen Become a Safer Driver with Straight Talk’s Safe Driver Car Connection

Parenting

I previously shared with you a review and information of Straight Talk’s Safe Driver Car Connection device. In addition to showing you how Safe Driver Car Connection works, I also shared how the various features can be of help with a new driver in the home, especially for monitoring your teens. With National Teen Driver […]

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