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2017 Mexico City Earthquake, Eight Days After in Photos

2017 Mexico City Earthquake - Eight Days After in Photos

I never experienced an earthquake until living in Mexico. We have felt several earthquakes in Michoacan, Mexico, the most recent being March 3rd. Thankfully there was no damage. Unfortunately, the 2017 Mexico City earthquake not only caused damage to many buildings but 228 people in the city were killed and many more were injured. We […]

Templo Mayor, A Famous Archeological Site in The Middle of Mexico City

Templo Mayor - Visit a Famous Archeological Site in The Middle of Mexico City

The history behind Mexico City is pretty cool if you ask me. It starts in 1325 with the Aztecs. They built the city of Tenochtitlan on an island in Lake Texcoco. Fast forward to 1585 where history tells us that Tenochtitlan officially became known as Mexico City. What I find interesting about this is that […]

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? Find Out Here.

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? The simple answer is – Yes. My husband, father, mother, and grandmother all receive their social security benefits in Mexico. My husband and father receive social security disability insurance and my mother and grandmother receive social security insurance. All of their benefits are automatically deposited to a […]

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

DISCLOSURE: This post contains affiliate links. That means I receive a small payment if you enroll in some of the homeschooling in Mexico programs listed below using my link. Don’t worry. I won’t advertise products I don’t really like! And I truly appreciate your support for Los Gringos Locos :-) I have been taking a […]

41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

Have you ever climbed to the top of a volcano and peered into the crater? Our family had this experience last summer when we conquered Paricutin, a volcano in beautiful Mexico. It was one of my bucket list dreams come true! I wrote about it first at World Mom’s Network. If you want a good laugh […]

We Have a Live In Nanny, and He Rocks!

We Have a Live In Nanny, and He Rocks!

We have a live-in nanny and he rocks. His name is David and he has been living with us for almost a year. David was a family friend before he moved in. He never intended to be our manny, (live in nanny, who happens to be a man), but the situation worked out well for […]