I have a new roommate. She has no name; for I haven't named her, but she is a mother. From what I see, she is a single other, like me. But then again, I could be wrong. I haven't asked, and I don't think she will tell. You see, my new roommate is a puertorican … Continue reading The Mother Bird
Once upon a time, in a not so far away land, there lived a beautiful, smart and talented princess. She was a happy lady. Her sole responsibilities were taking care of herself, her home, and her children. In return for her efforts, the men in her life would provide for her everything she could ever … Continue reading A Modern Fairytale…
It was a bright and beautiful Thursday afternoon, but for some reason the Rosas children did not want to go outside to play. They were tackling their most recent artistic endeavour: paint. It was quiet; as usually happens during painting spells. The flow of colored ooze just brings peace into the house. That is of course, … Continue reading The Events that Transpired During a Thursday Afternoon
Since most of you have no idea, let me start by explaining what are the "Oh! My God! 4." For those of you who are parents or will soon be, you've probably already heard of the "terrible 2's;" that age when kids learn the word "no" and begin to use it on a regular basis. (It … Continue reading A Scene from the “Oh! My God! 4”
Saturday morning. 8:45 am. I'm standing in front of the stove starting the dealings of breakfast. Alonzo, my 4 year-old human version of Curious George, walks in. "Mami, I want oatmeal," he declares. "Not today, sweety. I'm making farina." I brace myself for the torrent of whining that is about to unfold. "Nooooooo! I want … Continue reading Alonzo vs. Mom
Sunday... the typical "family day". Quality time with the kids is the general rule. Last sunday was no exception. Plans for a late lunch at tepanyaki restaurant with the kids and... (cue suspenseful music) THE GRANDPARENTS! Wonderful people, no doubt, but outings with them means I have to bear the constant watchful eye of the … Continue reading Not Enough Tofu in my Soup!