Dear New Pregnant Me From Old Pregnant Me

Dear Ana, Congratulations! It's been 10 years but you've decided to go down this road again. Please let me be the first to remind you of a few things: No one else gets to do what you do so do what you need to do for yourself. Everyone's journey is so vastly different that even … Continue reading Dear New Pregnant Me From Old Pregnant Me

Body Shaming & Growing Up Latina #TXLatinoBlog Hop

When I was asked to contribute a blog post for this Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop I really wrestled with the idea of talking about body shaming. So many of the other posts seemed to be celebrating their culture while it seemed I was was going to sit here and bash mine. Then I realized … Continue reading Body Shaming & Growing Up Latina #TXLatinoBlog Hop

Battling Body Shaming

Two weeks ago I went to the water park with my kids to celebrate the final days of summer. As usual, I took a picture and posted it up on my Instagram. When the day was done and I checked my account I was greeted with these comments... So lovely right? From women none the … Continue reading Battling Body Shaming

Dear mom who spilled her guts out to me by the pool last night:

Thank you. I can't even imagine how difficult it must have been for you to keep those feelings bottled up that you'd share tears, fears, and secrets to a stranger. I am thankful that I walked over to you even though it was just to introduce myself since our kids started to play together and … Continue reading Dear mom who spilled her guts out to me by the pool last night: