Tiffany Puerto

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Tiffany grew up in Asia for most of her life because her parents were missionaries for over 35 years. She returned to the US for college in the late 1990's. She has lived in Memphis for 19 years, 18 of which she has been married to Marco, who is originally from Honduras. They have been blessed with 3 kids: Luke (February 2003), Lilia (May 2004), and Daniel (2012). Daniel is a miracle baby, born at 29 weeks. He was diagnosed with SPD, Sensory Processing Disorder, at the age of 2 and continues to receive OT twice a week. She homeschools all 3 of them, so she doesn’t have much free time for hobbies or down time. She enjoys organizing, exercising, and watching TV when she gets the opportunity.  

No Time for Fake Friendships (Cultivating Real Friendships)

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We all have an innate, built-in desire to have intimate relationships with other people. Real relationships can be messy and require a personal risk. We have to be willing to be vulnerable and transparent...

Choosing School :: A Homeschool Mom

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Disclaimer: This is just one perspective on a complex issue! When my kids were younger, I thought that I would always homeschool them. You see, this is all that I knew growing up. I was...

Sensory Processing Disorder in the Public Eye

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My son was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) at age 2. This came on the heels of being born at 29 weeks, months in the hospital, several surgeries, therapies, and developmental delays, all within...

There’s a Chalkboard in My Kitchen

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I have always liked Chalkboards. The ability to write things and then erase and start over. (I wish I could do that in real life, when I am always second guessing myself.) When my kids...

Teenagers

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When my kids were little, there were more seasoned moms that would say, "Oh, you think it is hard now, just wait until they are teenagers!" I used to just brush it off and...
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Enjoying the Holidays with a Positive Perspective

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This time of year can sometimes be extra stressful. We pressure ourselves, trying to make things special for our kids: family traditions, gifts, activities, parties, school celebrations, and other events. It's enough just trying...

World Prematurity Day

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  On this day, where we bring awareness to premature births, I find myself full of differing emotions. Over five years ago, after a very tumultuous  pregnancy, the doctors decided to do an emergency C-section. It...