Author Archives: Guadalupe

About Guadalupe

Mom of a 24 week beautiful girl who is now 5 years old. Love spending time with the family, reading and writing. In a nutshell... "Above all things guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life." Proverbs 4:23

Dialogue with Zoe: Let it Go

Zoe and I are singing “Let it Go” at the top of our lungs. – No right or wrong, no rules for me. I’m free! – Mommy, it’s not like that. It’s not “free”. It’s “bree”. – Hmmm, but she’s talking … Continue reading

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Love at Second Sight

“After a death, there is always a birth,” my mother-in-law used to say. A couple of weeks ago, our rabbit died. I won’t go into details. Suffice it to say that when you see a vulture perched on your fence … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: Sunday Dialogues

– Zoe, what dress would you like to wear for church today? (Zoe comes back with a princess costume) – Hmmm… that’s very nice but it’s not really a dress. It’s a princess costume. – But Mommy, I’m a princess … Continue reading

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Dialogo con Zoe: Acerca de la Edad

– Mami, cuando vayamos a Buenos Aires yo voy a ir todos los días a Las Cumbres porque yo soy cinco. – Yo TENGO cinco. (Expresión confundida). – No mami, vos no tenés cinco. Vos tenés mucho más que cinco.

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Dialogue with Zoe: The Lost Puppy

We’re riding in the car on the way to my sister Marcella’s house, and my aunt Mini proposes a game. – Let’s make up a story. I’ll start and then each one of us will add to the story and … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: About Traditions

– Zoe, today we’re going to the Book Fair! I’m happy because it’s one of my favorite traditions. – What’s a tradition? – A tradition is something you do regularly, like once a year, and it makes you happy. For … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Birth

 “You’re almost there. Push,” doctor Del Boca said, in the delivery room of Miami Baptist Hospital.  I had arrived some hours earlier, after my water broke.  I chose to have an epidural and I was relaxed while the contractions grew … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: Thanksgiving

Overheard while volunteering in Zoe’s VPK class last week: Teacher: Chidren, why is Miss Danielle wearing a hat with feathers? Child 1: Because it’s Halloween! Teacher: No, Halloween was last month… Child 2: Because it’s Hannukah! Teacher: No, that’s coming … Continue reading

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The Oceans in My Life

God named the dry ground “Land,” and he named the water “Ocean.” God looked at what he had done and saw that it was good. (Genesis 1:10) There are two oceans in my life.  The first one is the rough … Continue reading

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Dialogo con Zoe: Explorando el mundo

– Amor, viste que Joshua y Abi y sus papas se van a vivir a Corea? – Ay… donde queda Corea? – Muy muy lejos, cerca de China. – Mami, podemos buscar Corea en la carta. – Si amor! En … Continue reading

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