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Happy Father’s Day!

17 Jun

My Father

My Dad’s Work Journey

Mexican young man

My dad in 1968

Recently I was asked to do a writing assignment for one of my master’s degree courses. The title of the paper was “Experiencing Work”. I decided to write about my Dad and his work journey. I would like to share it with you too. Continue reading

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Pooping in the Potty

24 May

In Praise of My Potty Pooper

He’s 4 and ready for more

bathroom toilet

Mission Accomplished

Now that Rockford is four he has given up his sippy cup and pooping in a diaper. He was determined to do this by four. So the other night I hear…

 

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Cool and Easy Solar System for my Kid

5 Mar

Crazy about his planets

Fun Kids activity

Out of this world

The latest fab for my three-year old son is the solar system. I tried making my own solar system for him and lucked out when I came across this cool Styrofoam solar system kit at Walmart. Maybe your kids can enjoy making their own solar system too.

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Stumped by my kid ??!@#$%

2 Mar

You want to know what?

When kids ask the darndest things

What the heck look

HUH?!

Has your kid ever asked you a question from left field where he/she leaves you stumped? Let me share a few of mine with you that I have had thanks to my three year old.

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Documenting our life, one day at a time

24 Feb

Our Family Video Diary

A minute a day

recording with video camera

Our life in action

Have you ever thought of how great it would be to be able to actually look back and see a couple of minutes of your childhood? Maybe sitting with your family for dinner, watching your favorite TV show/cartoon, playing with your parent, being read a book by Mom or Dad? I wish I was so lucky, but at least I can do this for my kids. Here is my challenge to you…

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Friday Funnies From Rockford

17 Feb

Rockford Funnies

Love a kid’s funny perspective

smiling boy

All smiles

The other day I am driving into garage with boys in the backseat. As we approach to park we see Daddy working out…pause. We sit in car for a minute and stare.

Me: “Wow…Daddy is strong!”

Rockford: “Yeah…like me.” ūüôā

 

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Passing on a Legacy (Corona Beach Part 2)

5 Sep

What we gained from our elders

What we leave to our children

 
fisherman with amazing views

Embracing his legacy

 
As we completed our trip in Corona Beach and¬†made a last stop to eat, I looked at my husband’s watery eyes as he simply¬†uttered the words, “I miss him so much.” He was referring to his grandfather, “Tata”. All I could do was hug him and say, “You did it, just like you said you always wanted to…you brought your own kids to Corona Beach. You are carrying on his legacy.”
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