Category Archives: Health, Happiness, and Home

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 […]

How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?

How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?

I poisoned our cats last week! Don’t worry, they are alive and well. But it was a scary ordeal! I thought I would tell you the story and answer the question, “How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?” The story is first so if you want to skip it, scroll to the bottom for […]

The Story of Baby Four – Miscarriage Loss

The Story of Baby Four - Miscarriage Loss

UPDATE 7/9/18  – It has been over six years since my miscarriage of Baby Four. The pain is still here but it has faded with time. I was very happy to find out we were pregnant with our 5th child in late 2012.  A beautiful and happy baby boy was born to us in May […]

Day in The Life of An Expat in Mexico – Getting a Massage

Day in The Life of An Expat - Getting a Massage

What is it like getting a 250 peso massage as an expat in Mexico? Simple but effective! As well as, relaxing, calming, peaceful, and wonderful :-) This is probably due to the fact that we found two sisters that are very sweet and very good at their jobs! We see them every two weeks and […]

Cats in Mexico – Don’t Buy a Pet, Save a Street Cat, (Or Dog)!

Cats in Mexico - Don't Buy a Pet, Save a Street Cat, (Or Dog)

UPDATED 5/10/18 We love animals. When we moved to Mexico in 2013 we left behind a cat and a dog. We found them good homes but I hated to leave them. They were part of our family and I still miss them. However, finding pets in Mexico has NOT been difficult. Street cats and street […]

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

Thank you to Matthew Dancis for this guest post on teaching Spanish to children with ADHD. We are learning Spanish and our family has ADHD so this article fits Los Gringos Locos perfectly! Matt’s strategies are fantastic and made me reconsider our learning process. I am sure you will benefit as well! – Tina Teaching Spanish […]