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Sharing Childhood Memories with your Children

Parenting

My mother has a photo of me from when I was about three or four years old. You can see the plastic-covered couches that were popular back in those days, especially in Latino households and throughout the Caribbean. In this photo, I am serving my abuelo his “cafe” in one of my plastic toy cups […]

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Love as a Priority: One Mom’s Story of Motherhood

guest-posts

I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Blanca Stella. When I was in my early 20s, I put it in my mind that I wanted to have a job that would allow me to be available and at home with my future child. That is the reason […]

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Motherhood: More Than a Juggling Act

Motherhood

I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Jeannette Kaplun. Those who know me well, say that I always seem to be on the run. But I know I’m not the only one. Moms everywhere seem to be scrambling for time and we usually manage to juggle (sometimes, […]

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Thankful for Family Play Time

Parenting

This post is part of a paid campaign. Growing up, I know I played a lot. Whether playing dolls, school, or making up some kind of game, I remember playing a lot with my friends in our backyard patio or theirs. So far, though, my four year old hasn’t been able to experience that same […]

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Baby on the Way: Preparing for Changes in Work-Life Balance

life

Just when I started feeling like I had a bit of a handle on this work-life balance thing, I will be needing to redefine, readjust, and re-prioritize, well everything, in the coming weeks. Our second child will soon be here and come early December, the balance in our house will be thrown out the door. […]

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