New Life As a Mom

April, The Little Faker

Let me tell you guys how my daughter is already playing with me. She's going to be just like her father. Anyway, this morning, I came to a realization that April purposely wakes me up. Because I don't automatically run to her when she starts crying, she knows that she won't get an instant reaction… Continue reading April, The Little Faker

New Life As a Mom

Starting a Sleeping Schedule

I think this was the most important aspect for me when it came to adjusting to a little one in the house. I am infatuated with sleep. Before becoming a mom, I had to go to sleep for a full eight hours straight in order for me to feel well rested in the morning. After… Continue reading Starting a Sleeping Schedule

New Life As a Mom

My Little One is Active

In my earlier post, I talked a little bit about how my daughter does not let me sleep? Let me show you all why. You know those horror movies where some alien-type of being is in someone's stomach trying to take over the human species? I think that's the best way I can describe it.… Continue reading My Little One is Active

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My Not-So-Great Teenage Years (Part 1)

It was the second year of college and I always felt so sad; physically present but not there mentally or emotionally. Was it depression? I had no idea, but it was a feeling that suffocated me. I thought it all started during my senior year of high school, however, I realized it started way before that.… Continue reading My Not-So-Great Teenage Years (Part 1)

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Esperanza (A Short Story)

This moment could have been the ending to my great-grandmother’s ninety-three years on this earth, but I hoped it wasn’t. I wanted her to open her eyes so badly, just to prove to me that she was still there. I stared out the window to find where the loudest noise on the street was coming… Continue reading Esperanza (A Short Story)