#LATISM14 Takeaways: Raising caring kids, social good & family values.

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The LATISM {Latino’s in Tech Innovation and Social Media} conference in Anaheim gave us another weekend filled with inspiring conversations, sessions and panels that focused on health, tech, supporting causes, being a voice for the voiceless and raising caring, compassionate children. LATISM is the largest organization for Latinos and Latinas engaged in social media.  Its mission is to empower the Latino community in { Read More }

Health Goals for women and Children – #‎MDG456Live

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For more than 125 years, Johnson & Johnson has advanced the health and well-being of women, children and families around the world. I'm excited to share that I have been chosen to be one of 13 Johnson & Johnson Social Influencers for Social Good. As a JnJ Social Good Influencer, I will share many of the things that I have been sharing for the past few years, topics surrounding maternal, neonatal & child { Read More }

Answers Bible Curriculum for Homeschool {Giveaway}

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Over the summer, we lighten up on formal homeschool lessons and focus more on reading, child led learning, crafts and science. This summer, we also had the opportunity to delve into the Bible with a daily morning Bible study as a family, with the Answers Bible Curriculum from Answers in Genesis. Answers Bible Curriculum is a chronological, 3-year Sunday school / homeschool Bible curriculum that covers the entire { Read More }

Pampers Babies Love, Sleep & Play

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There are so many wonderful ways that our children experience love, sleep and play. Being a mom of four boys, my memory bank is full of funny, heart warming, breathtaking memories of my children's love, sleep and play moments. There is nothing like the peace that would come over me as I watched my sweet babies sleep, they must have had such sweet dreams from the smiles and giggles that would come from such deep sleep. { Read More }

It’s the Little Things with Olivari Olive Oil

The older I get, the older my boys get, the more I realize how important it is to celebrate the little things in life. We can all use a reminder to celebrate the little things that bring us joy. The smart people at Olivari Olive Oil are using their social media channels to launch new positive content every day, Olivari Olive Oil is encouraging us all to seek out and celebrate "The Little Things In Life" in their “The Year { Read More }

Kings Hawaiian Bringing Family Together

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Anything that can bring a large family together is surely a good thing. I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful state of Colorado for a family reunion. I enjoyed an incredibly fun and memorable weekend with cousins and extended family that I had not seen in almost 20 years. As Latinos, there are two things that not only bring us together but play an essential role in our gatherings... food and music!Music is { Read More }

How to find the family balance. #AngelSoft

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These are the days of dirty little faces, weed  flower bouquets from little boys, quick meals, taekwondo, music lessons, chores, school, work and so many other little things that make up our days. Our boys are growing up faster than we care to admit and we don't want to miss a second of it. We work hard to make sure that the boys are getting a solid education, that they work around the home to do their part but most { Read More }

Creating a Masterpiece Homeschool Art Curriculum

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This month I introduced our boys to Creating a Masterpiece for our homeschool art class.  One of the greatest benefits of homeschooling is that our boys have more free time to utilize in pursuing interests such as music and art.  Our oldest son Micah is definitely our creative one; he would like nothing more than to spend his days painting rocks, molding clay, or drawing stories. Needless to say, Micah was the most { Read More }

Solutions for Picky Eaters and a $1000 Giveaway

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We have been very blessed with boys that will eat just about anything, clean all the veggies off their plates and sometimes ask for more. With the exception of one picky eater, who also happens to be my tiniest little person.My 7 year old Ashton is the same size as his little brother Noah is two years younger than him and he is my picky eater. I don't think his pickiness has a whole lot to do with the fact that he is so { Read More }

Why Teach Them Diligently Convention? #hsttd

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It's homeschool conference season and the time to start planning for the coming homeschool year. There has only been one conference that has truly resonated with our families vision. Teach Them Diligently Convention encourages and offers support to families that strive to make discipleship a priority in the home. It's a conference that stands upon Biblical foundations and while it definitely covers the academic side of { Read More }

28 Days of Impact – Giving Children a Healthy Chance #vaximpact

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Last year I had the privilege of taking a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children. We visited a temporary health care outpost in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj. These health care outposts have been built in remote locations offering families health care and vaccinations from trained community health care workers. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough of these clinics available in developing countries; too many { Read More }