October 16, 2018

You Inspire Me


In life, we sometimes find ourselves deep in despair. In the moment we think nothing can fix us, no one can make us feel better and for that time everything stands still.
This was my life for over 9 months. My entire pregnancy was a living nightmare. I felt every emotion imaginable. Not only was my pregnancy stressful but I also had many complications during and after delivery.

October 13, 2018

Halloween Event at Brookfield Place

On October 27th, Brookfield Place (BFPL) New York is throwing a spook-tacular Halloween Bash with a full afternoon line-up of family-friendly events. Bring the kids in their spookiest costume to watch gooey pumpkin slime experiments, take photos with the larger-than-life LEGO sculpture and trick-or-treat throughout Brookfield Place.

Other not to be missed activities include the costume catwalk, performances by world-famous performers from the Coney Island Circus Sideshow and a sneak peek into the inner workings of ghosts and how they fly with The Ghosts of Brookfield Place. 

Halloween Bash Schedule (10/27):
Performance Circle:
·         12-1PM: Watch escape artist Adam Rinn perform and pay tribute to the late great Harry Houdini as he attempts to escape from ropes, handcuffs and a strait jacket
·         1-2PM: Explore gooey pumpkin slime experiments, frothing witches brew and warlock potions during a presentation with Mad Science.
·         2-3PM: Michael Karas, New York’s most gift young juggler, performs feats of skill and agility that are certain to amaze. 
Mobile Talent:
·         12-3PM: Coney Island USA is sure to impress with shows by world-famous performers such as the stilt walker, the world-champion lasso-throwing cowboy, and the quick magician.
Winter Garden:
·         12-3PM: Josh Corn and Eden Lew of Double Take Labs bring you the inner-workings of ghosts so you can finally understand how exactly they stay afloat. 
Upper Plaza:
·         12:30PM & 2PM: Enjoy music by The Pop-Ups, a collaboration between Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein who have been setting the standard for children’s music since 2010.
Hudson Eats (Movie Showings):
·         12PM: Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
·         1:15PM: Monster’s University

October 9, 2018

Learning Spanish with Canticos


This post is sponsored by Nick Jr.

Having two trilingual daughters was much harder back then then it is now. These days we have great educational programs to help us teach our kids a new language. 

After having baby James I'm basically starting all over again and I'm taking all the help I can possibly get. That’s why in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, I am so excited to be partnering with Nick Jr. in today’s post.

Nick Jr. has collaborated with Canticos, a collection of some of the most beloved Spanish-language nursery rhymes from all over the world. Canticos’ bilingual nursery rhymes are available on the free Nick Jr. appand Nick Jr. YouTube channel. This new engaging content has made my teachings to baby James a breeze. 

All of the nursery rhymes my mom and grandma sang to me when I was younger are available there in English and in Spanish. It's super nostalgic to relive these moments with my little boy and teach him my native language while I’m at it. As a working mom who’s always on the go, I love the convenience of carrying the app with me and listening to them at all times.

Canticos has definitely made play time a lot more fun.




James favorite tune is 'Little Chickies' and quite frankly it's my favorite too. Checkout my Instagram and watch him try to sing along.

October 2, 2018

Pumpkin Picking


Over the weekend my family and I took a spontaneous road trip which let us to BBQ eating and pumpkin picking.
Durante el fin de semana, mi familia y yo hicimos un viaje por carretera espontáneo que nos permitió comer barbacoa y recoger calabazas.

September 24, 2018

What to Feed your Baby?


Baby James turned three months over the weekend and he is already looking forward to eating solids.
I kid you not, every time his sisters eat in front of him he stares and licks his lips. It's the cutest thing ever. Even though he wont be eating anything but milk for the next few months I have recently started searching for baby foods and came across HappyTot.

I was recently introduced to the company and I fell in love instantly! Here's why; This is an organic company that was started by a mom herself and it's currently operated by parents. All of their products have no artificial hormones, no toxic persistent pesticides and no GMO's. 

Baby James cumplió tres meses durante el fin de semana y ya está deseando comer sólidos.
No bromeo, cada vez que sus hermanas comen delante de él, él mira fijamente y se lame los labios. Es lo más lindo. A pesar de que no comerá nada más que leche en los próximos meses, recientemente comencé a buscar alimentos para bebés y encontré a HappyTot.

¡Me presentaron recientemente a la compañía y me enamoré al instante! Este es el por qué; Es una empresa orgánica que fue iniciada por una madre y actualmente es operada por padres. Todos sus productos no tienen hormonas artificiales, ni pesticidas persistentes tóxicos ni OMG.


August 28, 2018

Reading Month with Youtube Kids


If you follow me on instagram and snapchat then you might've seen clips of me reading to my family. I do it quite often as I believe it is so important to instill reading to our kids from birth. Call me crazy but I use to read to Jayleen, Hazel and James while pregnant with them. After birth I would do the same as this opens a window of curiosity and feeds their creativity. 

August 15, 2018

Upcoming Event at Morey's Piers


Who remembers when Hazel had short hair!? I miss it so much and have been trying to convince her to cut it short again but she refuses to. While going through my photo library I found these photos of her when we visited Morey's Piers a few years ago. How things have changed since then. She now has much longer hair, has lost a few teeth in the process and is contemplating on getting a new pet... and speaking of pets; Morey's Piers is having a super cool pet friendly event. Continue reading to find out all the details.