Category: Love

Successful Losers Make The Best Winners

“Be a winner!” From the moment we are born we are told by our parents, our teachers, sports, cartoons, and every reality TV show, that winning is good and losing is bad. Winners get sexy full page spreads on magazines and losers get their most unflattering photo, usually, a mugshot retweeted five million times. Because when you’re winning, everyone wants…

Ya Te Puedes Casar. Permission to Marry.

In my Mexican family we have a saying, “Ya te puedes casar”, it translates to: “you can get married now”. I have no idea if it’s an entire Mexican culture thing or if it only happens in my family, so please don’t go citing this in your Spanish homework kids. But ever since I was a little girl, I remember hearing this phrase every time someone, specifically a woman, did something extraordinary in the kitchen or home.