Tag: Parenting

Dana Vollmer: Olympic Medal Winner Talks About Being A Mom

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Dana Vollmer: Olympic Medal Winner Talks About Being A Mom

This post was sponsored by P&G in partnership with Pampers® and Babies“R”Us®. It has some of my favorite SF Bay Area Bloggers, and me, Alicia Gonzalez! All opinions are my own. Dana Vollmer: Olympic Medal Winner Talks About Being A Mom #BRUMomsWin Recently, I had the chance to meet Olympic Gold & Silver medal winner, Dana Vollmer. […]

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5 Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Children This Summer

| June 10, 2016 | 1 Comment
5 Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Children This Summer

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with HBO and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. 5 Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Children This Summer #SesameStreetonHBO #HBOLatino Like a lot of parents, at the end of the school year, I find myself wondering where the time went. For me, it’s always […]

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5 Tips for Giving Your Children Better Summer Experiences

| June 6, 2016 | 20 Comments
5 Tips for Giving Your Children Better Summer Experiences

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Comcast. The opinions and text are all mine. 5 Tips for Giving Your Children Better Summer Experiences As some of you already know, thanks to XFINITY Latino, I’m taking my older kids to the Copa America, Argentina vs. Chile game today, in Santa Clara, CA. […]

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Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear

| May 4, 2016 | 33 Comments
Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Network Niche Influencer Agency and Fun and Function. Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear  #empoweringdifferent  Special needs parenting is an ongoing, often up-hill learning curve. The craziest thing about special needs parenting is that no matter how good  you get at it, your confidence doesn’t increase accordingly. […]

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I Was So Afraid, I Jumped Out Of My Kitchen Window

| March 3, 2016 | 4 Comments
I Was So Afraid, I Jumped Out Of My Kitchen Window

I Was So Afraid, I Jumped Out Of My Kitchen Window Nope, I wasn’t drunk. I was afraid. I was overcome by that run-for-your-life kind of fear. The kind of fear that makes you irrational. You know, flipping crazy! That was me, because I lost it. There was no way I was going to die […]

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If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This

| January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment
If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This

This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me to produce this post. #BFF2016 If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This The Bentonville Film Festival asked me, ““If you could change the world for your kids in 2016, what would you change?” This year, I […]

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Preparing to Watch the Awards Ceremonies: Chore Charts & Award Certificate w/ Printables

| December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Preparing to Watch the Awards Ceremonies: Chore Charts & Award Certificate w/ Printables

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AwardWithSavings #CollectiveBias : Chore Charts and Award Certificate with Printables It’s awards season and it has me thinking about some of my most rewarding and non-rewarding moments in 2015. I love watching awards ceremonies. I just feel so happy to […]

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This Can’t Be Normal! Are You Busy, Too? This Was My Insane Tuesday 11/10/2015

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
This Can’t Be Normal! Are You Busy, Too? This Was My Insane Tuesday 11/10/2015

Are you insanely busy, too? This was my Tuesday… I’m sure I’ve told you this before, right? Tuesdays are my favorite days. I’m a busy mom. I know all moms are busy, but some days I think I’m insane in the membrane busy! I could cut out a lot of things in my life. Maybe, […]

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The Middle School Bully Is Trying to Fight Pedro

| November 1, 2015 | 3 Comments
The Middle School Bully Is Trying to Fight Pedro

 The Middle School Bully Is Trying to Fight Pedro When Pedro was younger, I used to worry that he would be bullied. He is in the lower portion of the 25th percentile. He’s tiny compared to other almost twelve-year-olds. Even his five-year-old sister, Kaitlyn, is almost as tall as him. Of course, she is very tall for […]

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A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?”

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?”

A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?” Yesterday I shared my old fear of “Raising the Kindergarten Bully,” and some of the struggles my Special Education children are experiencing in their new School environment. We had an “emergency” IEP meeting last week, per my request. In my email and at the meeting, […]

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