Having a sick baby is really tough! The hardest part has to be that they cannot communicate what they’re feeling; making it hard for mama and the baby. Do they have a headache? Are they having a hard time breathing? What are they truly feeling? I try my best to communicate with Zoey and help her feel better any way I can. I did have to find out the hard way as to how to deal with a sick baby. As she is my first, this is all new to me. I’m sure there are many more mamas out there wondering what to do to help their babies too.
When I hear these 90’s songs, they bring me back. They bring me right back to the little girl that loved to sing and dance in the living room of my home back in Peru, or the sassy girl that immigrated to Canada and tried so hard to hang on to any aspect of her Latinidad that she could. When I though about writing this post and began compiling the songs, it was SO hard to pick which ones to include. I spent quite a bit of time reminiscing and singing along; as well as laughing at all the cheesiness of all these videos!
For the very first time, there are 3 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 covers. Normally, I wouldn’t bat an eye at this, but this year is particularly special as the covers are a showcase of the diversity in women’s bodies. This is a big step forward as most covers we see in newsstands, particularly when they feature models in bathing suits, only highlight a very particular body type. The celebration of various body shapes that the SI Swimsuits 2016 covers have featured is something I would love to see more of in the future. It’s empowering!
I am SO excited for this long weekend! Saturdays and Sundays fly by and I find myself wishing for a day in between; and it has also been TOO long since the last long weekend. I’m particularly excited about this year as we’ll be able to do something fun with our little lady! Last year, she was still too little to truly enjoy any activities in the city. While I was looking for Family Day activities for this weekend, I ran into so many wonderful options. I wish we could make it to all of them!
I AM SO EXCITED FOR THIS SHOW!
Remember when I shared the Fuller House Teaser in December? Well, here’s the Fuller House Trailer! There is no doubt that on February 26th I will be completely unavailable as I will be binge watching Fuller House along with my hubby and Zoey.
Pantene launched one of the cutest daddy/daughter advertisements I’ve ever seen days before the Superbowl; and I can’t get enough! This is obviously very close to my heart as I have a very beloved daddy/daughter duo of my own at home. These videos are sure to make you smile!
What’s my favourite thing about Canada?…..Poutine!
It is currently La Poutine Week, which is being celebrate in Toronto, Quebec, Montreal and other international cities, from February 1-7, 2016. I have all the details on how you can participate by eating all the poutine!
Yes, I said it. The Elle Canada March 2016 cover is truly Canadian; and I am loving every bit of it! The March 2016 special issue, titled “Meet The New Wave”, blew up on my social media feeds this morning; and as I was about to post it on Instagram, I realized that it deserved its very own post. The upcoming issue includes exclusive interviews with three young, and very well known, Canadian women who are not only stunning but so incredibly talented!
Barbie has introduced its 2016 Fashionistas line and it made me VERY happy. At 28 years old, I felt like I could finally relate to this beautiful doll that I had created so many fond memories with. I LOVED playing with all my Barbies as a little girl and even still have them all in a pink Barbie suitcase at my parent’s home, along with all my accessories and furniture which are stored in boxes. I kept them because, not only did my parents feel bad about getting rid of my favourite childhood toys, but most importantly because I wanted to one day share them with my daughter.
Winter is ROUGH on our skin. There is no can be, may be, or sometimes, as it happens every year that our skin changes as the colder months come around. I feel this change in my lips first, they start to get a tad dry and then it spreads to my skin; therefore I try to stay a step ahead of the effects that winter may have on our radiant skin. With all this in mind, I’ve gathered my picks for the top 5 products to protect your skin this winter.