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Thursday, 23 April 2009

I realize I am extremely lucky; I have two sets of kids, 2 boys, 2 girls. I even have a set of dogs. My first pair of kids was extremely easy, even though looking back the memories seem a little hazy. I know there were moments of frustration, and yes, the utter, complete, insane exhaustion. […]

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Saturday, 18 April 2009

My story “Teenage Warrior” will be posted on the Utah Children’s Writers Association blog.  Please, go visit the blog, and PLEASE leave a comment and let me know what you thought about it. It means a lot to me. Thanks!!!!! Teenage WarriorsBy Yamile Saied Mendez I wake up and the first thing I remember is […]

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Friday, 10 April 2009

Two summers ago, Jeff and I were getting the kids ready to go to Seven Peaks (a water amusement park in Provo) when we both heard the screeching tires of a car against the pavement. I looked up and I saw two cars racing each other in our circle. Then, unbelievably, one of the cars […]

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Saturday, 4 April 2009

The owner’s manual of our bodies! What a book! Here’s my goodreads review. If you only read one health book in your life, let this be it! Perfect Health for Kids: Ten Ayurvedic Health Secrets Every Parent Must Know by John Douillard My review rating: 4 of 5 starsI so wish I had found this […]

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Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Today is a black, black day for Argentine soccer. We just lost 6 to 1 against Bolivia! And if you’re wondering if this is an April’s Fools joke, I wish with all my heart that it were so. Today I woke up to a raging snowstorm, when you know, it’s supposed to be Spring; a […]

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Monday, 30 March 2009

One of my favorite movies is Happy Feet. Apart from little Mumble’s cuteness, and the tenderness of the love story between him and Gloria, I love the movie because it shows the strife of one individual to find his mission in this life, no matter the cost. The scene that touches me the most, to […]

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Friday, 27 March 2009

Yesterday i finished reading this book, and since I have been wanting to post about my obsession with Harry Potter, I’ve decided to just link the review I wrote for goodreads. I hope you guys don’t think I’m too crazy! Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside […]

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Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Happy St Patrick’s Day!!! I have not one drop of Irish blood in me, but my kids might have a vague trace, so in honor of that part of our heritage, we celebrate St Patrick’s big time. By way of celebration we start by  making leprechaun traps, and setting them up the night before. One […]

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Tuesday, 10 March 2009

I have been attending La Leche League meetings for almost 2 years, and I want to go through their leader program someday. However, I have so many things going on, and I have those books I’m working on, that I can’t do it right now. But I offered to set up a blog and be […]

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Friday, 6 March 2009

I’m a sentimental person; I cry when I see children playing, when someone cries, when I hear a sad or moving song. Well, last night I was watching American Idol, and I was dismayed that my DVR hadn’t recorded the last 5 minutes because the show went too long. I missed the best part of […]

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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