Michelle Reyes

social justice

Just a Momma Doin’ Social Justice

What momma has time for social justice initiatives, right? Most days, it feels like we're barely keeping ourselves and our kids alive. Like, if everyone in the house has eaten three meals that day, we...
second pregnancy

The Blessed Journey of Second Pregnancy

It's nearly impossible to compare your first pregnancy with your second (or third or fourth). I remember the moment when I first found out the delightful news a few months ago that I was pregnant...
Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Christmas Traditions From Around The World

It’s no secret that a lot of mommas are “over” the whole Elf on the Shelf phenomenon. It’s a Christmas tradition that has made its mark in the homes of many for the past...
Minimalist Christmas

The Do’s and Don’ts of A Minimalist Christmas

What is a minimalist Christmas, anyways? I mean, I get the basic concept: if you keep things small and simple for the holidays, you will save more money and have less stress, and possibly be...

My Thanksgiving Traditions

I love Thanksgiving – the time together with family and the traditions and memories that we make each year. As I think about our Thanksgiving traditions now, I have to laugh a bit because...
Halloween Tales

Tales Of Witches and Demons At Halloween

There seems to be an age-old question for parents on whether to tell their kids if Santa Claus is real or not. On the one hand, setting out milk and cookies on Christmas Eve...
moana costume

Should Your Kid Wear A Cross-Cultural Costume at Halloween?

For every mother buying their kid a Halloween costume this year, the decision of which outfit to get just became a whole lot harder. In just this past week, two controversial statements about “racist” Halloween...
warn daughters

Mothers – Warn Your Daughters About Wolves

The story of “Little Red Riding Hood” is one that has stuck with me from childhood. Who can forget that iconic red cape, the wolf in the forest and sick, old granny? It seems...
working mom

Encouragement For Working Mommas This Fall

For working mommas on a tight budget, the fall isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Just yesterday, I was chatting with a gal with four kids, who is going back to school, works...
michelle reyes

Meet Michelle Reyes

Hey there! My name is Michelle Reyes. I’m an East Indian gal, transplanted from Minnesota, living in Texas and married to my handsome Latino husband. We have a little “Indo-Mex” toddler, who keeps us...