’ve never celebrated Advent. At least not intentionally. My family was raised mostly at a Pentecostal church in Puerto Rico. The word Advent was nowhere near my panorama. We obviously celebrated Christmas season while hearing about the nativity, participating in Christmas plays, and singing Christmas songs but nothing that we did continuously during the Christmas season. I think that, as Christianize as we may be, most of us associate Christmas more with gifts, parties and family time.Continue reading Bringing Christ into Christmas: why I’m celebrating Advent
When my son was 18 months I thought it was a good age for him to learn and see what prayer was. So, one day I made it up this simple prayer and made it part of our bedtime routine. I would put my hands together and be with him on my knees at hisContinue reading A simple bedtime prayer for a baby toddler to learn
“Being a mom is hard”, I’ve heard that before. In fact, I heard it this week on a conversation that I had with another mom. If you are the mom that portraits her splendorous mom life in social media, you probably won’t enjoy this post. But that’s okay, because this post is for the otherContinue reading The women that say: “Being a mom is hard”
Prep: 4 ounces of whole wheat flour 4- 5 ounces of milk, breastmilk or formula 1 egg 1 ounce of pure honey (babies 1 year and older) 1/2 regular size banana, mashed Mix and stir all ingredients. A more viscous mix creates thicker pancakes. You may use whole milk after baby is one year old.Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes for Baby
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 The last night before my baby’s birthday party I realized how much detail, thought and time I had put into crafting his birthday. When I say crafting I literally mean it because thereContinue reading Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
I remember when I was getting my second ultrasound. He looked like a little tadpole the last time I saw him but know there was a perfectly formed human body inside my body. Unbelievable! What was even more thrilling about this ultrasound was the fact that I was about to know the sex of theContinue reading Moms to a baby boy
Ingredients: chicken breast, 1 small mandarin (easy-peel) orange, white rice, sweet potato Best for babies 9 months+. 1. Take a small piece of chicken breast that will make about 3 ounces of chicken. Season wih a pinch of salt. 2. Squeeze the mandarin orange slices over the chicken to marinate it with the juice. 3.Continue reading Orange Chicken Homemade Baby Puree
Ingredients: Stew Beef meat cubes, Carrots, Peeled Sweet Potato, Brown Rice, Garlic, Ginger, Salt 1. Use desired amount of beef that will be enough for the hole family, 2-3 ounces will be for the baby. Sprinkle about 1-2 pinches of salt around the beef and mix to season it a little bit. 2. Use desired amountContinue reading Brown Rice, Beef, Sweet Potato & carrot Homemade Baby Puree
Thinking about starting to make homemade baby food…Here I show you the best and most useful methods so you can simply get ready and organized with what you will need.
Pregnancy and birth are filled with so much history and meaning. Here’s are a few ideas of things you can gather to make the most beautiful and exciting room of the house even more meaningful.