About


Hey there! I’m Gladys. Born and raised in sunny southern California. Married to my college sweetheart, Rey, and mamá to dos nenas, Mia and Lexi. The Mother Overload is a lifestyle blog that speaks to all things motherhood, style on a budget, healthy recipes as well as glimpses into our bilingual parenting journey.

You can find us hanging out at Disneyland, our local beaches, visiting family and friends or planning our next family adventure.

We hope you enjoy this little corner of ours as much we enjoy sharing it all with you. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive alerts on future giveaways, deals, recipes and cute free printables.

Abrazos (Hugs) — Gladys

 

For inquiries, collaborations or to simply connect: themotheroverloadblog@gmail.com









    14 COMMENTS

  • Cassie July 29, 2013 Reply

    Love your site! <3 Lots of love from AZ!

  • Heather July 29, 2013 Reply

    “About | The Mother Overload” was a extremely wonderful article, .
    Keep writing and I’m going to keep browsing! Thanks ,Hilda

    • themotheroverload July 29, 2013 Reply

      Thank you so much for reading, and for sharing your feedback with us! Stay tuned for more posts every week. 🙂

  • Cynthia Adame July 29, 2013 Reply

    Just love, love, love everything you have here. Just what a mother needs.

  • Just wanted to drop a little note to tell you how amazing of a job you’re doing! Keep up the amazing blogs ! Oh and you’re layout is super clean and beautiful to look at! See you on IG my mama friend 🙂

    • themotheroverload July 29, 2013 Reply

      Thanks so much for your kind words! Love seeing pictures of your gorgeous family 😉 XO

  • Magda July 29, 2013 Reply

    Great site! Waiting on a blog or tips on hair care! Love your long hair:)

    • themotheroverload July 29, 2013 Reply

      Thanks for stoping by and reading Magda! Do you have a blog of your own? I’d love to connect. Oh and thank you for your sweet words as well.;)

  • tocayita July 29, 2013 Reply

    Hola bella vine a tu blog y me encanta amiga …yo soy tengo diabetes y creo mas viene de que voy a aprender mucho aquí contigo be sitos bella.

    • themotheroverload July 29, 2013 Reply

      Amiga! No sabia! Espero que encuentres algo que te ayude en mi blog. 😉 Besitos.

  • Gladys July 29, 2013 Reply

    Hola amiga, es tu tocayita amiga bella no boy a e star X ig así que aquí te voy a estar visitando

    • themotheroverload July 29, 2013 Reply

      Que bien! Aquí estamos en contacto. 😉 Voy a subir otro video de otra mamá para Fitness Friday. Espero que te guste. La semana proxíma, voy a subir mi video y tambien tips sobre como comer más saludable y estar activa. 😉

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