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My Husband’s Story of Life on ‘La frontera’

My Husband’s Story of Life on ‘La frontera’ I struggled a lot in writing this post. Not because it was difficult really, but because this is my husband’s story and it’s one that I don’t take lightly. I really…

Happy Father's Day! Feliz día del Padre
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Feliz Día del Padre to my Hubby

For Father’s Day, I wanted to do something special for my hubby.  Mija wanted to do something special too.  So we put our heads together and came up with a beautiful ecard, just for hubby, with pictures of her…

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No Answers

On this podcast, I had to do a lot of soul searching.  And admit to myself that the world is not the way that I perceived it to be.  Not just with natural disasters, but man-made disasters and violence…

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DAY ONE: Precious Moments in Fatherhood

What is your greatest moment as a father?  Do you remember the first time held your child?  Clothed her or fed her?  Do you remember your baby girl’s or baby boy’s first words? As a parent, you never forget…

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Life in the Midwest & Leaving Laredo

I love sharing my culture with my daughter.  I love that she’s interested in listening to Spanish.  When I was a kid, growing up in Laredo, hearing Spanish, English and sometimes Spanish and English all at the same times…

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Absentee Fathers – Best example of a bad example

My father wasn’t always there for me as a kid.  In fact, he was never there.  He wasn’t the one who taught me how to do car repairs or the one who offered wisdom on how to be a good man.…

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“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent

“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent My husband wrote this letter years ago.  It’s a letter to his mom that he never sent, but the pain is still there.  Still fresh.  He wanted to share it with you…

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On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities

On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities Sometimes, I love to just sit and think about all the ways that my baby girl is just like me.  She’s tough, she’s independent, she’s strong and always analyzing her world…figuring out the…

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On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities

On Vivid Dreams & Harsh Realities Sometimes, I love to just sit and think about all the ways that my baby girl is just like me.  She’s tough, she’s independent, she’s strong and always analyzing her world…figuring out the…

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Relaxing in the Big City {Flavor of Sioux Falls}

It’s been a while… Since my last few posts here on Bicultural Mom, I’ve been working on lots of special projects and taking some much needed quality time with my family. Not long ago, we celebrated Father’s Day with…

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Parenting Awareness: 'Race' Talk #1

Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #1 Well, my daughter is officially three now and not too long after her birthday in July she started pointing out colors on people and asking some questions about our colors.  Was I nervous?  No.…

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Ricardo & I Test Out Our Podcasting Chops

[image source] So, my husband, Ricardo, has always wanted to do a radio show and we figured that we would feel things out, see how it goes and test our chops to see if we have what it takes…

Feeding the ducks
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Are Men 'Parents' Too?

  Today I was reading an article on Huffington Post about men needing resources and forums about parenting and their own work/life balance. The article struck a chord with me.  On one hand, it made me glad inside that…

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Happy Mufasa Day!

My daughter is a nut for her daddy.  She is always coming up with new names for him.  First it was papi, then dad (Robots), daddy, father (after watching Bambie), daddy lion and finally, Mufasa (guess where she got…