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I Sent My Inner Teacher To Hell This Summer

I thrive off of routine, I am not even going to lie. Every year, when summer comes along I am very regimented and I start the boys on their reading schedule on July 5th, to be exact. I create a calendar and we follow through. It’s hard to turn off my inner teacher...but this summer I sent her to H-E-L-L !!! This summer I wanted something … [ Read more → ]

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Motocross Is A Family Sport

As many of you know, Carter has been riding motocross since the tender age of four. He rode a dirt bike before he learned to ride a regular bicycle! This passion was sparked between him and his dad. My husband was raised riding bikes in The Dominican Republic and often watched motocross on television with Carter right by his side. It quickly became … [ Read more → ]

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Stopping Judgement Of Kids With ASD

People can judge me for the choices I have made for my son - I don’t care! From being his biggest and strongest advocate to that first train ride, other’s opinions of me don’t make me or break me, why? People are going to criticize anyway. Isn’t that what this society is made of? Judging when a child doesn’t meet a milestone at what is deemed to be … [ Read more → ]

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Educating Our Latino Community About AIDS

**Disclosure: This post is made possible by support from the We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time campaign. All opinions are my own.** In the Latino community when I was growing up, AIDS was NEVER discussed! The same way infidelity, homosexuality, and sex were thrown under the covers. When something was taking place we knew because we … [ Read more → ]

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Classroom Direct: The Life Saver Of Every Teacher & Mom

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post in collaboration with KidzVuz featuring Classroom Direct however, all opinions are 100% my own. I love any and everything Back To School :)  If you are anything like me, a “Teacher Mom” at heart, you are extremely organized and highly obsessive about purchasing “enough” supplies to maintain your stash … [ Read more → ]

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A Train Ride To Remember!

Last year, if you would have asked me if I would have taken my son on the train, I wouldn’t have even let you finish the question! The answer would have been a flat out, “NO!” Why? Well, although he was born in New York City, we rarely go there. Honestly, I’d rather drive in than travel on a train with two young children. I am sure many people do … [ Read more → ]