change, choosing love, happiness, life, love, self care, self-love

Growing

Do you ever just feel like you haven’t grown enough? Or you grew to fast?

Growing is such a complex word that can be used in various ways. You can grow in your faith, grow in your career and grow out of love and grow in love. These past few days and months have been such a growing process for me. I’ve been trying to figure out so many changes in my life.

I’ve been growing in love, in faith and growing in the power of believing in myself. I’ve decided to continue my passions and do what is best for me and my loved ones. In my process of growing I’ve realize I have become more aware of others feelings besides my own. I have realized that in order for my happiness to grow within myself it has to grow with my loved ones as well.

My husband has been the light of my eyes for the past 7 years and has helped me to grow in my faith and in my happiness. If I had to describe him in one word it would be light. He is a little ray of sunshine that lights up everything and everyone that crosses his path. Seeing his passion for growth in everything he does motivates me. He believes in growing and learning everyday.

Growing in his faith, in his knowledge and in his success is something he inspires to do every single day. He has pushed me to my limits. He has pushed me to grow out of my comfort zone and believe in myself and in anything I do. Growing alongside with my husband and by myself will be a long process, but I believe that with god and the power of love anything is possible.

I am determined to continue to grow in my faith because without god nothing in my life will be possible. I will continue to grow in love with my husband and everything that we do. I will grow in believing in myself,  in my passions, in my happiness and not let ANYTHING get in the way of my growing process.

 

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Thank you.

Thank you mami.

Thank you for your sacrifices. Thank you for your unconditional love. Thank you for the life lessons. Thank you for the amount of support you’ve given me as a mother and as a friend.

There would never be enough gifts, money, flowers and jewelry in the world I could give my mother to reward her and pay her back for everything she’s done for me. I’ve always admire my mom, but I think now that I’m older I admire her and understand her more.

My mother to me is such an inspiration. She has always given me love and support and everything else that I’ve ever needed. She has put myself and my siblings before her an anyone else. She has gone through difficult times in her life and has managed to be the best mother she’s always been. I thank god everyday for her and all she’s done.

As a person that works with mothers constantly I know the hard work and sacrifices they make everyday. My career has really allowed me to see what a mother deals with on a daily basis. What she does for her child and her family. The amount of love, support, and attention they give their children along with the responsibility of being a house wife or head of household is enormous amount of work.

I see my families in my case load and I see so much of the similarity in the moms that put in the work for their children and families and I can’t help but see my mother in them. My job has really allowed me to know what a mother should somewhat be like and what a mother truly faces on a day to day basis.

I have grown to love my mothers in my case load and I cannot thank them enough for allowing me in their lives and showing me what a mother does on a daily basis and also teaching me a whole lot about my own mother the struggles and the sacrifices she faced.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mommas. Especially a mi mami te quiero mucho mami chula.

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Six Months

Six Months. Half a year. One hundred and eighty-two days and a whole life time to go. Honestly these past few months have flown by so fast. I honestly feel that marriage has fitted me so well.

The idea of marriage overall has always excited me. I love the idea of spending the rest of my life with my one and only. When Oscar and I got engaged I almost passed out from the excitement. The week of our engagement it was none stop calls, texts and celebrations from our loved ones. Everyone was very excited for us and it was such an amazing feeling. Our families have played such an important factor in our happiness and marriage. The amount of love and support we’ve received from our loved ones now and then has shown us that with love anything is possible. Although many believe we were way to young to get married, it has been the BEST decision we’ve made.

Believe me when I say marriage is NOT easy. It requires A LOT of work. Consider it a full-time job. You have now moved into a new life where you are sharing everything with your significant other.  *Correction* As I lay here and write my blog Oscar asked if he could use my toothbrush ( just to be a smart ass and prove me wrong) I said “no” and he said “you liar we don’t share everything.” LOL

So you don’t share “everything” in marriage, but pretty close. You share your joys, sadness, fears, accomplishment and any other life changing events. With Oscar I feel I’ve shared it all and whatever is left to come. Theres is so much more to marriage than what people really see or hear. Marriage in my personal opinion and personal experience is difficult, but when it is done with the right person and with lots of love its a much more enjoyable experience. These past six months with my husband have been the best of times. Cheers to the years and moments to come.

Happy six months anniversary my love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

choosing love, happiness, life, love, self care, self-love

Learning Self Love . .

Self love is such a complex topic to talk about. Not sure where to start . .

IMG_7809Back in October I decided to Continue my Blog. I had been doing this for years on and off. Honestly I always wanted to be a writer but that wasn’t in the cards for me. I loved Literature and Writing back in high school, but I wasn’t as passionate about it as I am in working with families and children. ANYWAYS, Back to self-love. I’m guessing that’s why I didn’t become a writer I’m always of topic. SELF LOVE it sounds so simply yet so difficult. I love reading these tweets and Facebook post about self-love and honestly as much as I try not to,  I JUDGE. I know shame on me. At first I thought to myself do they really know what self-love is? Or is it me? Do I know what self love is?

self-love;

ˈˌself ˈləv
noun
  1. regard for one’s own well-being and happiness (chiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic characteristic).

Thanks Google.

 

Self love is “regard for one’s own well-being and happiness.” I need self-love. I need to learn what it is and what it means. Don’t get me wrong I love myself, but do I love myself enough? I struggled A LOT in the past with”self-love.”  I’ve decide to Love my self unconditionally now. To respect myself, challenge myself and trust myself. I tend to get consumed in all the problems I think I have, and forget all I have to do is change my prospective. Life gives us the opportunity to see how significant we are to ourselves and one another. I am going to love myself immensely each day.