Traveling with Carry-On Only

Packing with two little ones used to be a nightmare. It was a process that required multiple large suitcases, and careful coordination with car seats, temporary beds, and shipping ahead diapers and baby food. Then something happened. My babies became kids. They had their own seats on the plane and were able to drag their…

Legoland on a Budget

I wanted to take a weekend trip for President’s Day, something cheap, something that would allow us to bond, but would not break the bank. It had been so long since we did a family trip that didn’t include visiting family or friends. So when I brought up the idea, the kids immediately began their…

My American Girl Dream

Most girls who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s in the US knew about American Girl Dolls by Pleasant Company. I was around 8 when I first heard about American Girl. Kristen, Samantha and Molly were all 9 year old girls growing up in different time periods in the US, going through the same…

Attending a Wedding with Children in Tow

As readers of my blog know, I’m part Puerto Rican, part Honduran, and all fiery Latina.   One thing that matters over everything to this Latina is family and fierce support of that family.  So when my god-brother/son of my father’s closest cousin, told me he had fallen in love with the man of his…

Why Delta Needs to Empower Its Agents

I admit, I booked my flight in haste.  Under normal circumstances, I’d never book a 36 minute connection.  But I was greiving, flying to a funeral, and I needed to get home and back, so I didn’t pay close attention to the flight details. Once in New Jersey,  I called Delta concerned about the short…