Helen Troncoso Blog

One year in Hong Kong!

I’m a few months late writing this post as we just added a new member to our growing family, our beautiful daughter Grace Adeline. I wanted to share a few thoughts about my journey...

Welcome Miss Grace Adeline!

Our baby girl Grace Adeline is here! I am so thankful that she arrived safely and in good health. Thank you to the wonderful doctors, nurses, aides and supporting staff at Stony Brook University...

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of #LovingDay!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Loving Day, when the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Loving v Virginia, which legalised interracial marriage across the United States. My husband like to tease me...

No matter how long you have traveled..

No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction,  you can always turn around.” It’s never too late to reinvent yourself, and live the life you have always imagined. Have a great...

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums out there! It’s our day, and I hope you were able to celebrate it surrounded by your children and loved ones. This is my second Mother’s Day, my...

There’s Magic in the Maldives!

Disclosure: Please not that compensation was provided partially in the form of accommodations for this post, with the expressed knowledge that I would be sharing my honest opinion afterwards. I travel with my family,...

Happy 6 month anniversary!

It’s not the journey or the destination, it’s who you are traveling with.   Happy 6 month anniversary to the love of my life; my soulmate, traveling partner, and the best husband and father...

Hello again!

Hello and welcome back!! Just wanted to update you and apologise for my absence! Since I last posted, I got married to the love of my life, went on the most amazing honeymoon spanning 5...

First Time Using Swimava Baby Ring!

My sweet Hunter is four months old already, can you believe it!! He is cooing, rolling, and stealing our hearts every time he gives us one of his big toothless grins. The other day...

How martial arts can reduce stress.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored guest post.  There are going to be times where we are going to feel particularly stressed and as women, along with everything else that is stressful we become even...

The importance of setting goals!

Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins Whether you’re striving to lose weight, or maintain your current weight and improve your health, you’ll need to...

The importance of having #oneconversation.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Talk HIV Valentine’s Day campaign along with Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) and Social Lens Research. As always,...

Learning who belongs in our lives.

We must learn who is gold, and who is simply gold plated.   Learning who belongs in our lives, and who is just meant for a brief visit can be a lifelong process. I...

Ready to jump?

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. today, and here is a quote that resonated with me: