Latina, Latino culture, Latino family tradition, Parenting

A to Z Blogging Challenge: C is for Chancla

Hello to the third day of the A to Z Challenge. Today's letter is C and C is for "CHANCLA." Chancla is the deadliest word of the alphabet for those who grew up in a Mexican or Latino household. A chancla looks benign, especially when on the foot. The word means flip-flop or slipper or sandal. If… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: C is for Chancla

Parenting

A Daughter’s Birth Day

Today, I’m reflecting on my daughters original birth day many years ago. I came across the writing prompt “I remember...” and the memories came. I remember focusing on the circle of light in the ceiling of the hospital room until finally, I felt a deep pressure and a tug. I remember my baby in the arms of… Continue reading A Daughter’s Birth Day