Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits

February 27, 2019
March is right around the corner and with that is National Nutrition Month.Having good eating habits takes knowledge, discipline, and being intentional. I cannot say that I have the most consistent and healthiest eating habits. I grew up having access to and eating healthy foods; however, there were many times where I went down to Dari-Mart with a quarter in my pocket to purchase a Little Debbie snack.

Sleep in the Midst of Motherhood

February 11, 2019
March has been designated as National Sleep Awareness month, but I thought I would talk about it this month as good sleep is something I have been prioritizing lately.When I was expecting my first son, Karson, my sister, my mom and a friend hosted a baby shower for me. My sister, Martha, had a notebook for guests to write down their best advice. It was a sweet and thoughtful idea and I looked forward to reading everyone’s advice.

The Voice for the Voiceless

January 14, 2019
I will continue to embark on the journey of creating a life worth living for myself and my loved ones because it wasn’t very long ago that life was hard and I felt pretty helpless.

My Last Blog...

December 18, 2018
I think writing, whether it is journaling or blogging, is so good for you. It challenges you to write down your thoughts, reflect on them, and see how everything pieces together. For me, blogging brought me back to my past and helped me self-reflect. The most fun part about blogging is being able to be a bilingual blogger -- writing a blog in Spanish is so enjoyable and rewarding.

I Can’t Believe it’s December!

December 4, 2018
Every time there is an ill member of the family, the question “Why?” runs through my head. One day, when my littlest was playing with other children, we left the facility in a rush because he was in much need for a nap. Next thing you know, we are all sick.

Gratitude: The Winning Attitude

November 19, 2018
The holidays are near, and we may wish we had more than what we do, but what if we can just be thankful for what we DO have? Life is never perfect, and it can be difficult, but I ask you to focus on the good.

Holiday Expectations

November 6, 2018
I grew up with high expectations, and over time I put high expectations on myself. As I layer the lens of reality over these expectations, I realize that they are unrealistic. Now, I plan to be intentional about having more peaceful times versus stressful added activities.

Healthy Relationships

October 22, 2018
Healthy relationships truly start with ourselves as individual people.

Dental Hygiene

October 9, 2018
Many moons ago, I graduated as a Dental Assistant. Since it is Dental Hygiene Month, I wanted to share tips from my personal experiences.

Attendance Awareness Month

September 25, 2018
Being able to identify our feelings is crucial for identifying depression or any other internal struggles. At the end of the day, we still have to work, go to school, and participate in society. Anxiety can become a real problem for getting to school, but there are ways to empathize, understand, and support your child with tools and supports.