Born and raised in Fort Worth, Ginni (pronounced Jih-nee) graduated from Paschal High School, and then attended Texas Wesleyan University and Tarrant County College as an English and Spanish double-major. Currently she is wife to Jose and mommy to Elena (2018) and Santiago (2020). In her spare time, she enjoys embroidery and reading novels. Jesus and coffee are the two things that get her through the day.
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Violence to Valued :: Overcoming Childhood Trauma

Before I became a mom, I thought I was okay and that I had healed from my childhood. However, after my daughter was born, I quickly found out that I hadn't. I have been a mother for two and a half years, and I am just scraping the tip of the iceberg of my trauma.
Sharing beloved pancake recipes

5 Kid-Friendly & Easy Pancake Ideas

Five kid-friendly and easy recipes and ideas to make pancakes more special, creative, and exciting made with items already in your pantry.
Comida Mexicana

Comida Mexicana :: My Favorite Recipes

I knew from the beginning that I wanted my kids to experience both authentic and Tex- Mex foods. I sought out to learn as much as I could from my mother-in-law and sisters-in-law. Here are some of our favorites!
Moms can be the example for raising biracial children to prevent racism

Raising Biracial Children

It's up to us to raise our kids not to tolerate prejudice and to teach them that blending cultures and races is amazing and normal. The only way for us to do that is to be the example. We have to show our kids and support the beauty of a blended family. 
Use these tips to introduce a new sibling.

How to Introduce a New Sibling

We set up the swing, bassinet, and all his clothes a couple of months in advance, and we taught her what was what and to whom it belonged. She caught on and learned everything so quickly!
Celebrating Father's Day when there's been a recent death can be hard.

A Fatherless Father’s Day

My husband and his dad were actually looking forward to spending time together and celebrating this Father's Day. That's no longer possible.