Family

Lucas’ First Father’s Day (Part 1)

June 24, 2015
While I was not as emotional as I was on my first Mother's Day, my husband's first Father's Day still felt incredibly special. I had to work in the morning, but when I returned home to help Joaquín spoil his Dad, I found the two of them playing in the...

Joaquín’s Five Month Update

June 11, 2015
A lot has changed since Joaquín's three month update. I feel like my baby is such a big boy now! I have decided to embrace the fact that I cannot stop time and be 100% present when I am with him at all times. Those that know me, know that I am all...

My First Mother’s Day

May 17, 2015
There are simply no words to describe how I felt on my first Mother's Day, other than to say it was one of the best days of my life. I was so emotional that my family kept joking that I must be pregnant again! I just never knew how badly...

Family Photo Shoot

May 10, 2015
Every single mother I know had warned me that photo shoots with babies never go as planned. I, of course, decided not to listen to them, because Joaquín is always smiling and laughing. However, sure enough, the second our photographer turned the camera on him he began to cry and...

Joaquín’s First Day Trip

May 3, 2015
When I discovered that I was pregnant, my immediate intention was to travel with Joaquín as soon as possible and as often as possible. Once I had him though, my desire went away as quickly as it had originally came. I was overwhelmed with the idea of how much is truly...