Love, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder

That butterflies-in-stomach feeling, the expecting of that call or that message, the thinking of that person all day, or that I-cannot-live-without-you feeling; are some of the things that are constantly being related or attributed to love. Some people relate these to love, some use them to describe love. I did,...

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Not affected by the pandemic, NOT!

We are living in what will be one of the most memorable years in the history of humankind. Yet, in the beginning, it did not feel like my life changed by much. In fact, it was only affected minimally. I have a kind of boring life but that does not mean...

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The day I lost it with my kids

It was a rough night. One of those nights when my 15-month-old (Noemi) decides to wake up in the middle of the night and stay awake for 2 hours! And of course, she woke up at her usual time, at 6:30 or so. I woke up with a huge headache...

Why Mami not Mama

“Mama, mama”┬áthose were the first words my three-year-old would blurt out upon waking up when she was two-years-old (mind you, I was pregnant.) Sometimes I would be dreaming, and her little cute voice would creep into my dream! I would say to her “go back to sleep darling,” and she...