Riojas Family Vacation 2020 Pt. 2

The second half of our vacation was a little less exciting than our first, but just a little. Some of us decided to mark the occasion by getting tattoos! "Go, Go, Power Rangers!" We were also able to attend BJ's great-grandma's funeral. Which was actually kind of interesting, they don't do things down south the … Continue reading Riojas Family Vacation 2020 Pt. 2

Preemie-hood: Parenthood with an extra side of Anxiety

Preemie-hood is a lot like regular parenthood (I think...?) I can only speak from my experience and being as I didn't have a normal introduction to parenthood...here's my personal insight into life raising a micro-preemie. Like most parents with a newborn, in the beginning, we are all VERY CAUTIOUS and try our best to keep our … Continue reading Preemie-hood: Parenthood with an extra side of Anxiety

Second-Hand/Thrift Finds: It’s Not About the Money

If there is one thing I’ve learned in parenthood it’s that second-hand toys, clothes & shoes are a huge blessing (and money savers)! I know everyone has different views on “hand-me-downs” and while there are certain things we don’t accept or politely say “no” to (personal hygiene items, etc.) For the most part, we don’t … Continue reading Second-Hand/Thrift Finds: It’s Not About the Money