The Irony of Cinco de Mayo

I’ve always thought it strange that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more in the US than in Mexico. But then I found a very solid reason why we should! (Ironically, no one seems to know about this, though.)

Espero Women: “Sewing” Seeds of Hope

Outside of large cities, there generally aren’t many opportunities for anyone, especially women. In nearby towns, a group of women are joined in prayer, and they’ve built a small business out of it!

Favorite Blogs in Mexico: E for EmilylGarcia.com!

Blogging has been an adventure for me over the last 10 years.  It began as a way to have some human interaction (albeit virtual interaction) when I was a stranger in a new country with an infant.  One of those scenarios alone is isolating, but doing both at the same time? It was rough. Along…

Three Kings’ Day–and how it almost wasn’t!

“Mom–can I help you put away the hats and gloves?” offered The Girl, a few hours after arriving back home after another epic Christmas road trip to visit grandparents.  Grateful for the help, I let her sort out the scarves, hats, mittens, and gloves, while I unpacked another suitcase. I few minutes later, I strolled…