How to Teach your Kids Kindness in a World Full of Aholes

How to Teach your Kids Kindness in a World Full of Aholes

by Janny Perez February 14, 2019

There is one phrase I always tell my family and friends, “As long as my daughter can grow up and not be an asshole, then I think I did a good job as a parent.”  Of course, I want my kid to grow up and one day accomplish bigger and greater things than I have, but for me, it shouldn’t be at the cost of being a decent human being.  Trying to raise a kind kid with empathy, concern, and care for all living things so she can grow up making a difference is at the top of my list, like so many parents.  Here are some things that we can teach them...

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What a Toddler Mom Really Wants For Valentine's Day

What a Toddler Mom Really Wants For Valentine's Day

by Janny Perez February 07, 2019

Oh, Valentine's Day, El Dia de Los Enamorados as we Latinos call it.  An event to celebrate your love and affection, your union to your loved one, and all that blah blah blah.  Do you know what I really want?...

 

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Morning and Bedtime Routines that Work for Young Kids

Morning and Bedtime Routines that Work for Young Kids

by Janny Perez January 16, 2019

It's a new year and your daily family routine may be a bit off.  I know mine is.  It's easy to get off track after a long winter break, sleeping in, and going to bed late.

Let's face it, as parents, success means getting your kids to school on time without forgetting to pack their lunches or remembering to pack the diapers for the nursery.  As moms, we have so much information packed inside our brains and it really doesn't help that after we give birth, scientifically speaking, we get the "mom brain."  So how can we get back into the grind and make our lives easier and everyone happier?  Let's take a look at what works...

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What I lost when I became a mom

What I lost when I became a mom

by Janny Perez June 07, 2018

I remember having conversations with my older sister Dasy when we were kids. She always dreamed of being a mom I, on the other hand, always dreamed of having a career and traveling the world, children were never part of that picture.  When I gave birth to my daughter my world changed and I lost...

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