girls

My Daughter’s Preschool is a Love Fest. Or Something.

a different perspective

“Brian’s funny.” “Oh yea?” “Yea, I like him.” “Do you?” “Uh hmm. He’s my boy-friend.” “Your what?” “My bo-y-friend.” “Is he? And why do you say that?” “He was at the playground. And I asked him if he wanted to hold my hand. And heeee saaaaid YES!” “So that’s why he’s your boyfriend?” “Uh huh.” […]

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Why Hannah Montana Doesn’t Belong in My House

Parenting

My daughter is 3. THREE!!! She does not need to know about Hannah Montana. So, why does everyone and their mom think that it’s prime time my daughter be introduced to her? Is this not a TV show for tween/teenage girls? I’ve seen it a couple of times and it’s definitely geared for girls 10 […]

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Brown is Not Enough

Parenting

I’ve been thinking about something for the past few weeks that has just been eating me up inside. And after attending BlogHer 09 and sitting in on the Women of Color session PLUS having lunch with a group of lovely women of color, it’s been on my mind even more. Why is it so hard […]

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Apparently it’s not ALL Sugar and Spice

Baby Girl

My daughter has begun to show a bit of a mean streak. She has started to say things like: Go away mom! I don’t like you. He looks creepy. And the killer. Just this morning she said, “I don’t love you anymore mommy.” Now, I realize that she’s probably just testing out some new feelings, […]

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I needed it.

Baby Girl

I needed it. I needed to come home last night after a long day at work and just sit down. Sit down with my baby girl and share some applesauce. “With two spoons mom! So we can say cheers!” “Claro que sí, mama.” Of course. While we shared our applesauce, we listened to dance music. […]

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