How brave we need to be to raise a child in 2020! I must confess that for me, it’s not all about excitement. And no my friends, I’m not pregnant. I know that someday, sooner than later, I will, but I look around and I feel a hole in my stomach that has nothing to do with the other hole caused by the changes motherhood … Continue reading Parenthood in 2020
One day he yelled at his mom, and nothing happened. One day he bullied his classmate, the girl cried, but nothing else happened. One day he didn’t do an assignment, and nothing happened. One day he decided not to call his parents to let them know he was going to get home late, and nothing happened. One day he decided not to tell them how … Continue reading It became normal
Maybe I’m naive, exaggerated or just a senile woman, but have you noticed that there’re mini-Kardashians EVERYWHERE? First, I started seeing women with super fake eyelashes. Then, I noticed that it wasn’t their only “fake” attribute. It could either start with the eyelashes, the nails, the eyebrows, or in more severe cases, botox and surgeries. They have become a walking Photoshop image. Fun fact: they … Continue reading Hey girl, is that you?
There’re two kinds of people nowadays: A) People who are worried about Mother Nature and want to do something. Unfortunately, with so much information out there they could quickly feel overwhelmed and therefore, they could end up doing nothing. B) People who still think that this “issue” isn’t their fault, and they are not willing to do anything. The thing is that this “issue” is … Continue reading 3 zero-effort actions that help our planet
Christmas is always complicated for us, immigrants. It doesn’t matter our religion, beliefs or customs; winter break is always a great excuse for gathering with our friends and family, eating delicious food and giving and receiving gifts. Therefore, Christmas is a great example and a huge test for any immigrant. Every culture and family has its own customs; but, unfortunately, when people leave their hometown … Continue reading Losing or adding customs?
Teachers, bosses and parents always say: To succeed in life you need to work hard! But have you noticed that many things around us help us to don’t have to?… and yet we complain about how difficult and tiring life is… Many examples come to my mind… but let’s talk about these two: Nowadays, devices do more and more things for us. There’s no need … Continue reading Surviving this lazy world
Wanting or needing something?… Easy: grab it, use it and throw it away. That’s what we’ve been told to do. We follow that process with our Starbucks coffee, our shampoo bottle or even worse, with people. Fortunately, everybody is now talking about the damage disposables cause to the environment. We already know that plastics are coming back to our food… It sounds like a very … Continue reading Disposable Culture