Carla is a full time working mamá to one-year old, Natalia. She grew up in Racine, WI but spent most of her childhood summers in Mexico City. She believes in food as fuel and physical movement to better the body and mind. She is passionate about advocating & supporting her Latinx community. Carla considered herself a coffee snob until she became a mother and reheating coffee became a thing. (Don't tell her coffee friends!) On date nights, you can find her dancing bachata with her husband Eduardo, her perfect Tinder match.
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Pregnancy, Postpartum and Autoimmune Disease

I am not a doctor or have any medical training. This post simply shares my understanding and my personal experience with having an autoimmune disease.  In 2015 I was diagnosed with Sjögren’s (SHOW-grins). It's an...

Making Room for Abuela: Multigenerational Living while Safer at Home

Safer at home: A Multigenerational Experience I grew up in a multigenerational home, living with my Abuela “Mamá Gloria,” she worked, made my brother and I dinner, and took care of us alongside my mother. Mamá...
Bi-cultural and Bilingual Parenting

Bi-cultural and Bilingual Parenting Means Giving My Child Both Worlds

I am a product of bi-cultural and bilingual parenting. Both of my parents are first generation immigrants in the United States. I was born and raised in Wisconsin but spent most of my summers...