I cannot believe it's been almost three years since me and my boo Dani came together to talk about some topics and had folks laughing with and at us! I'm thinking e may need a reunion soon!
In my family, much like any other Latino family-we’re loud. The colors on our walls are bright, the food is seasoned with a cornucopia of flavors, we hug a lot, we kiss a lot. Everything we instinctively do, the cultural practices and traditions of who we are is a nightmare for autistic children. My son … Continue reading Maximus The Great: Being Latino & Autistic is hard.
Being the parent to a special needs child would be so much easier if the world wasn’t full of reminders that you’re kid, and thus your life are different or wrong, or sick, etc.
He’s three. He’s had three birthday parties. Three Christmases. Three Easter holidays. He’s three and has had double as many assessments than birthdays, holidays, and years on this earth. They started when he first failed a milestone survey at 2 and half and his Early Head Start teacher asked me to meet with ECI. At that … Continue reading Maximus The Great: It’s Official.
You like my "Casa Blanca" reference? Dani and I don’t like to stray too far away from home. Unless a client or friend calls, we don’t take the journey out to Alamo Ranch. I like to stay inside my “410 bubble”. But Santiko’s new Casa Blanca theater is SO WORTH THE TRIP! Our friend … Continue reading “Here’s looking at you, Santikos”
Dear Maxaroni, My sweet boy. Did you know were named after a Roman general? We almost named you Hannibal-you'll learn about him later (trust me, your dad had about 100 books about him). He famously said "We will find the way or create it." Those words helped me power through the shock and fear I … Continue reading Dear Max, You’re High Risk
Remember that time Dani & I got to play dress up at Eye Candy Boutique and fell in love with the shop and our soul sister Elsa? Well we've got some good news! Elsa's boutique has transitioned from a Pop-Up Shop to a full blown shop in downtown SA! Same location, with the same amazing collection … Continue reading Eye Candy Boutique Relaunch
The lovely Elsa opened her shop on Houston Street earl just Janeli and Dani to try on some fabulous clothes and dance around! Check out the video below to see how to dress your curvaceous crept and learn more about Eye Candy.
Once upon a time, my Esposo and I were newly-weds and I learned a valuable lesson on how water is not always your friend. Esposo was having his first guy hangout at the house...some Fraternity event, so no women allowed. Except me of course, because someone had to cook, right? Yes, that sounds sexist. But … Continue reading Pico de Gallo: Handle with Care!