My Immigration Story

This past week has been mind-blowing given the recent headlines related to  terminating DACA. And then there were the headlines related to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and how multiple communities, volunteers, individuals came together to provide a helping hand to complete strangers in need. These two actions, unsympathetic dismissal and compassionate giving are such…

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Travel England: Favorite Castles to Visit

All the kids (3girlsandaboy) are back at school with their backpacks in tow, new shoes laced up and lunch bags packed. They were all excited and ready for the new school year. It seemed like summer was a distant memory for them. But for me, I wasn’t feeling it… I didn’t want to let go…

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Family: How do I talk to my kids about racism

These past weeks have felt heavy and overwhelming. And it’s not because school started and the early morning schedule, packed lunches and carpools have taken over the daily routine. Instead, this feeling is the realization of the ugly underbelly of our nation – hate and racism – are alive and kicking. A lot of people…

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Travel SF: Favorite Local Beaches

There are many days when dirty dishes are piled up, beds need to be made, and there’s clutter in every space that meets the eye. My head is pounding and I’m about to lose it if I stay in the house one more second. Are you with me? It’s during these moments, that I take…

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Week Night Eats: Go-to Ramen Recipe

Soup in the summer? It may not seem to fit well with a hot summer day, but it’s easy and yummy and the kids eat it up! Hot or cold, I’m just desperate to get something on the table in time for dinner. And ramen noodles can be an easy fix for that. I was…

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