Born in El Paso, Texas, Bianca moved to Mansfield in 1994. Now, she resides in the North Arlington area with her son, Dorian. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2016 with her Bachelor of Arts in Social Science. She hopes to return to school and get a graduate degree in public administration. Her dream job is to run a local non-profit or start her own. Currently, Bianca is invested in women’s issues concerning mother’s rights in the workplace as well as reproductive justice and maternal mortality. Bianca is part of the LGBTQ community and uses the intersection of race, class, and gender in her writing. She loves trying out new restaurants and taking mini trips to Austin. Some of her favorite things include cider beer, rap and indie music, ULTA shopping sprees, SXSW, and reading more than one book at a time.
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Moms Making Career Moves

Believe it or not, some jobs don't require you to have experience in the industry. A lot of the skills you have now are transferable.
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I Still Live at Home with My Parents, and I’m Thankful

I'm comfortable where I'm at in my life right now. It's been a long road of acceptance, but I'm very fortunate to have parent's that allow me to live with them
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Takeaways from Therapy That Have Changed My Life

Although I haven't been to therapy since my time in the hospital, there are many things I learned while in outpatient therapy that have stuck with me.
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Pride Events Around DFW :: The Most Fabulous Time of the Year

It seems like, as the years progress, more and more events are generated. On top of that, the events themselves are more inclusive and kid-friendly. Although Dallas had its pride parade and festival the first weekend of June, there's a whole lot more fun to be had throughout the metroplex. Bring the kids or take time for yourself to check out these upcoming events.
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I’m a Reformed Disciplinarian :: Why I Don’t Spank Anymore

We forget that disciplining is not about consequences and punishment. Disciplining is about teaching our kids right from wrong and equipping them with the skills to be great communicators and emotionally sound adults. You can never spoil your child with too much love. It takes patience not to hit.
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The Reality of Exclusively Pumping

The last time he latched, I cried out in pain and saw his mouth full of blood. I knew right then I couldn't do it. I cried and cried and cried. The pain was unbearable. It pained me knowing my baby was basically starving. Instead of visiting another lactation consultant, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law. At the time, she was exclusively pumping for my nephew after having similar issues.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: A Brief History and Local Events

Texas is rich with Latinx influence and Hispanic influence, so it's no surprise there's an abundance of ways to celebrate. Be prepared to celebrate all month with festivals, food, and dancing!