Her View From Home, 07-20-2019
My first personal essay ever published. I told the story of my second miscarriage.
Her View From Home, 08-03-2019
I wrote this for my firstborn, who was knocking at puberty's door.
Scary Mommy, 08-05-2019
I am the only stay-at-home mom in my circle of family and friends. It can be an intimidating position to be in, and this is my take on it.
Her View From Home, 05-24-2020
As a child, my house was always full of people. I welcomed the quietness that the pandemic brought to my house.
Her View From Home, 07-01-2021
My parents were teenagers when the civil war erupted in my native country of El Salvador. That war shaped the parents they would become and, ultimately, the mother I would grow up to be.
Her View From Home, 08-03-2021
Motherhood leaves its mark on a woman's body.
A chef and excellent cook raised me, but my parents took our mealtimes as the perfect occasion to dispense important information.
In the spring of 2020, I went into premature labor. For three days, the doctors tried to stop the contractions, and then, an emergency c-section was needed. I gave birth to a baby boy six weeks too early. He needed a NICU stay. This is a tiny glimpse into that moment in time.
Trying to Conceive
Today's Parent, 12-11-2019
I struggled with secondary infertility, and during that struggle, I developed an addiction to taking pregnancy tests.
My husband is a gamer. This is a glimpse into my life with him.
Le Journal de Montréal, 10-03-2021
My take on learning the French language as an immigrant.
Le Journal de Montréal, 12/16/2021
In the fall of 2021, my neighbors and I heard the sound of gunshots right in front of our houses. This is an essay about what happened.