Las Matas de Farfan will forever hold a place in my heart. Helping the people in this town is truly my passion.
This summer, I was supposed to be babysitting less than 10 hours a week and focusing on blogging and writing a couple of books. Guess what? That did not happen. I feel like I have opened so many blog posts with apologies about not providing enough posts and such but I guess it’s kind of […]
Hogar Infantil la Milagrosa, located in Las Matas de Farfan, DR, is the guardaria where our mission is focused.
Our mission in the Dominican Republic is a multifaceted operation. Our main mission is the support of a guardaria, which is essentially a place that serves as a free daycare to preschool age kids and offers them two square meals a day (that they would not receive at home). I have a million adorable pictures […]
Surrounding yourself with supportive and like-minded people is very important in every area of life. It is especially important when you are a missionary and rely on the financial and moral support of your friends, families and other people in your life to make your dreams of helping others to come true. My friend, JuanMartin, […]
I hope everybody had a Christmas as merry as mine. I threw an Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree and woke up to everything that I could possibly want under my Christmas tree (Apple Cider Vinegar, new leggings, and a solar powered portable phone charger). Christmas is a Christian celebration that has been highly secularized. The holiday […]
Life has been really crazy lately. My days have been packed with productivity. At this point, I am truly flourishing. I am getting so much done without driving myself insane and I thought I would take this opportunity to share a little update. About a month ago, I quit my job as an (almost) full-time […]
Over the past few weeks, I have been spending more and more time in the offices of my professors at my new school. I have been in this school for nine weeks now and in those nine weeks, the only friends that I have made are double my age. I had a few things to […]
The past few days have been pretty crazy as everybody in my area (South Florida) has been monitoring the path of and preparing for Hurricane Irma. This storm has some of the fastest recorded wind speeds ever and has the potential to do some damage. As we have been clearing the shelves of the grocery […]
If you keep up with my blog or follow me on any form of social media, you know that I went on my third mission trip to Las Matas de Farfan. You saw the pictures of us and the kids and my sister and I riding horses and my mom’s new pet chicken, Suzie. You […]