Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo, Writing corner

New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

This upcoming year, I will be turning 35. I have no idea where time went but throughout the years, one of the lessons I have learned is to keep the New Year’s resolutions SIMPLE. It’s hard enough knowing that you may have not fulfilled last year’s resolutions as planned. There is no need to beat… Continue reading New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo, Writing corner

I am rich

This trip to DR was soul cleansing in more ways than one. Too many to explain and bore the random readers. However, I will share that I came back with an inexplicable inner peace and life perspective that forces me to seek for experiences with those that genuinely appreciate sharing moments with me. Who bring… Continue reading I am rich

Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo

Summer read/ Lectura de verano

I'm so excited to finally read Drown by Junot Díaz! I'm totally ashamed that it has taken me so long to read this. I've always been so pro- Dominican arts and I have disregarded this author. I just read his book The wondrous life of Oscar Wao and I absolutely loved it. During my trip… Continue reading Summer read/ Lectura de verano

I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo

Poem in celebration of Black history month/African Diaspora in Latin America

I am from … By Anyiné Galván Rodríguez I am from ocean breezes warm to the soul From salsa caliente with sazón. I’m from “pelo malo”, big hips, and big lips. I’m from family reunions in which the main dish consists of pork chops, plantains, rice, and beans. I am from a mixture of African… Continue reading Poem in celebration of Black history month/African Diaspora in Latin America