Aidee

Aidee
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Born and raised in the north part of Mexico, Aidée is a mom of two boys who considers San Antonio a great place to raise kids, even though all her family lives on the other side of the border. She speaks only Español at home and tries to teach her boys about their heritage, learning as well about American traditions and having fun adapting to both cultures. Favorite Restaurant: Palenque Grill Favorite Landmark: Mission San Jose Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Rodeo

Resiliencia: lo que mi hijo me enseñó al regresar a la escuela durante la...

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‘Resiliency.’ Hace poco, escuché esa palabra en inglés y para ser honesta, no sabía lo que significaba y jamás había escuchado la palabra ‘resiliencia’ en español, pero aprendí su significado sin traducirla. Una y...

Resiliency: What My Son has Taught Me Going Back to School During the Pandemic

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Resiliency. I’m a Spanish speaking person and to be honest, I didn’t know the meaning of this word until recently and had never heard ‘resiliencia’ in Spanish, since this is a word that is...

Soy Mexicana Tratando de ser Mamá en un Mundo Americano

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Llegué a Estados Unidos hace 11 años, lo que significa que una tercera parte de mi vida la he pasado en este país; sin embargo, los más de 20 años que viví en México...

I’m Not From Here or From There: A Message From a Mexican Mom

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This post was originally written before the pandemic.  I moved to the U.S. 11 years ago, which means that I have been living here for a third of my life; however, the more than 20...

Show & Tell Ideas in Spanish – Words ‘En Español’ from A to Z

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This school year faces some challenges for many of us. My first grader is in a dual-language program and I realize and value the fact that many American families have decided to put their...

San Antonio on a Bicycle: Our Favorite Parks to Ride as a Family

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During this time of social distancing, many of us have adopted new hobbies or gone back to something that we haven’t done in a long time: from painting and crafting, to cooking and exercising,...

You Are A Better Mom Than You Think, Even If Quarantine Had You Thinking...

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Quarantine hasn’t been easy for most of us; we have had to balance social distancing and at the same time, distance learning, work, and household chores. We have had to ‘multiply’ our time and...

3 Salsa Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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This year celebrating Cinco de Mayo will be different compared to other years. We are not living under normal circumstances to celebrate with many people, but we can still do so at home, and...

Manteniendo la calma en tiempos difíciles

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Traducción y adaptación de la pieza Keeping The Sanity in an Insane Time, escrita por Erin. Esta es una época extraña y difícil para ser padres. Cuando los niños salieron de vacaciones de ‘Spring...

Things to Do With Babies and Toddlers in San Antonio

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When my first baby was born, I wanted to find activities I could do with him as early as eight weeks old. Babies are so cute when they are little, but sometimes moms want...

El gran poder de los abrazos

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Mi abuelito solía darnos un abrazo tronador de huesos, de esos que te quiebran y hacen que el cariño llegue hasta el alma… como todos nosotros, yo he entregado muchos abrazos a las personas...

Hug It Out: The Power of A Hug

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My grandpa used to say he could give us a hug that could crush our bones, those hugs that are so strong that you can feel them in your soul. Like all of us,...

Tamales in San Antonio: Finding the Hidden Spots

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Tamale season is here! Even though we can eat them all year long, tamales just seem to satisfy our cravings in the cold weather and the holiday season. For Latin families like mine, tamales...

Everything I Got for Free (or Paid Only Shipping) Before My Baby Was Born

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When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby, my OB-GYN gave me a goodie bag that contained some magazines, brochures, free samples, and coupons. I had no idea what some of...