Being a Mother

The verb definition of a mother is- “bring up (a child) with care and affection.” The day I became a mother, my whole world changed. From then on, it wasn’t only Michael, Azteca and I to worry about. Now we had two newborn lives to raise. These past 14 months have been nothing short of … Continue reading Being a Mother

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My Experience with PPD

I was speaking to a friend, who is also a new mom, and we started discussing postpartum depression (PPD). PPD is so common amongst new mothers and they often do not see the symptoms. Becoming a new mom is so overwhelming. You go through these phases- grow a baby for nine months, give birth, and … Continue reading My Experience with PPD

My Breastfeeding Journey

My breastfeeding journey started WAY before I gave birth to Santiago & Sofia. I knew that I wanted to breastfeed them and, at the time, was so naive about how I would successfully be able to feed my babies. I had my head-in-the-clouds thinking that it would be so easy and merely a choice I … Continue reading My Breastfeeding Journey

Top Essentials to Survive the First Year of Life With Twins

One thing that I love to do is look up essentials that help me survive with twins. Winning at life right now is a major accomplishment. The first four months of Santiago & Sofia's life I was on maternity leave. At first I was SO excited to have four months off to do nothing but raise … Continue reading Top Essentials to Survive the First Year of Life With Twins

Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Hola mi gente! 💃🏻 I thought I would write about what I brought to the hospital and what I wish I would've brought. During my pregnancy one of the things I was most worried about was what to take to the hospital. Full disclaimer: every woman's pregnancy journey is different and even more so her … Continue reading Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Inside Look on Pregancy & Delivery with Twins

I feel like I should start off my blogging journey by telling the story of our twins, my pregnancy, and of course labor and delivery. So I'll start with- yes, twins do run in my family, however, it skipped 5 generations to get to me! Mi tatarabuela (great-great-grandmother) was a twin. I also have third cousins that … Continue reading Inside Look on Pregancy & Delivery with Twins