Education, Kids

The 12 Cs: Life Tools to Thrive

September 26, 2016
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My boys and I are loving The Adventures of Ooga and Zeeta by Gretchen Burman. When I met Gretchen a couple of months ago, I practically begged her to let me write a blog post about her book. As a former teacher, when I see others share parenting tips that are clearly working for them, I feel the need to…

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Mami Fashion

Fall in Love

September 16, 2016
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This post is in collaboration with PinkBlush. All comments and opinions are my own. Happy Friday everyone! Weekends are for shopping, right?! If you plan on doing just that, I want to remind you to use BettyShopPinkBlush coupon code when shopping at PinkBlush to receive 15% off your order. They have cute styles for busy moms and of course for…

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Mami Fashion

Sweater Weather!

September 13, 2016
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It’s sweater weather! I can hear my sister cheering from Chicago! Some people just cannot wait for the temperatures to cool so they can start layering! I totally understand… I found this awesome Jennifer Lopez Cropped Crew Neck SweaterΒ at Kohl’s last week and didn’t give the length a second thought. Who remembers the sweater vests we used to wear a…

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Mami Fashion

PinkBlush for Mami

September 11, 2016
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This post is in collaboration with PinkBlush. Words and opinions are my own. I’m super excited to introduce PinkBlush to my readers! How I wish I had this fashion choice when I was pregnant with my boys. The line offers affordable, chic and truly comfortable outfits for all your needs while pregnant. So why is Betty introducing us to a…

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For YOU

Kids are Back-to-School! But What About You?

September 5, 2016
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It’s back-to-school season and even if you still have younger children at home, September is a great time to hit that reset button in your life! September is our new January 1st. As the weather changes and a clear distinciton of a new season around the corner, it’s time to set new goals, start new hobbies and simply take a…

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Beauty

The Truth is Inside

August 17, 2016
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My sister gave Diego a t-shirt that he loves to wear. It has a JFK quote on the front that reads, “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” I keep thinking about what I do in my life to try to leave a better world for my boys. Before joining Beautycounter, I think I was only trying…

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Mami Fashion

38 Feels Great!

August 11, 2016
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Not only is my good friend Chitra a photographer, she is also a certified trainer. So when she challenged me to go up this ladder on the side of a building while we were shooting for the blog, I wasn’t going to say no to her! I turn 38 today and it feels great. I notice that with every year…

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Around Town, Health

Pure Pilates

August 4, 2016
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Hi there! How’s your summer going? I thought it was going to be difficult for me to keep up with a workout routine because I’m running Mami Camp here at home! But not having a schedule for the boys has actually worked out really nice. We have more time to get up and get moving. Running on the local high…

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Mami Fashion

Cool July

July 25, 2016
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I love, LOVE the hot summer months! I do have to confess that I also love it when it cools down just enough to wear sweaters with shorts. This look is one of my favorites…so I’m always on the look out for delicate knits when fall season styles hit the stores. I search for soft details, lots of texture and…

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Beauty

Big Beautycounter Sales

July 20, 2016
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Hey there! If you have been thinking about trying safer beauty and self-care products, now is the time! Beautycounter has re-branded and because their packaging has changed, they want to make room for the new products. Nevertheless, the formulas are still the same and there is a HUGE 2 for 1 sale going on. I’m going for the Enlightening Β Treatment…

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