Krystal Giraldo

Krystal Giraldo is a full time working momma and stepmom. She embraces all parenting a child with special needs, coparenting and life changes with good books and cafecito. Krystal enjoys traveling, attending community events, eating sushi and trying all the red wines. This momma strives to continue strengthening and growing her village through her family and friends, both local and out of state. And cannot wait to connect more with her tribe within the Miami Mom Collective community. Check her out on instagram @theinclusivemama
Stepmoms Can Be Celebrated on Mother's Day Too! Krystal Giraldo Contributor Miami Moms Blog

Stepmoms Can Be Celebrated on Mother’s Day Too!

THE 'S' WORD It's an interesting title to have. It's a title I had prior to even becoming a mom. A title that most Disney movies and fairytales make out to be a villain and...
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4 Fun Things To Do With Your Teen in Miami

A teen can be so fun! They come with sass and the desire to be independent but still have that child-mind mentality. Even if they don't want to admit it. I came into my...
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Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Miami

Springtime is amongst us, Mamas! Easter baskets have made their way to Target aisles and back into our homes. Whether you're looking for a more traditional Easter egg hunt or just something "springy" for...
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Work-Life Balance: How to Manage It as a Working Mom

"How do you balance it all?" How do you manage your job, your kid(s), your partner, and your house, and not lose your marbles?" I get these questions from friends, family, co-workers, and most...
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5 Tips for Visiting Family With a Child With Special Needs

It is official! Visiting family and friends is finally back in style! After almost 3 years of quarantining and staying home for the holidays, we opted to travel for Thanksgiving to visit family in...

Virtual Autism Diagnostic Evaluations

This post is brought to you by our partners As You Are. Do you ever remember things so vividly that you can even picture what you were wearing, what your kid was wearing, the color...
Communication & Planning for Blended Families During the Holidays Krystal Giraldo Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Blended Families: Communication & Planning During the Holidays

When you think of blended families and the holidays, it's normal to feel panic or even some anxiety. I myself still feel that way sometimes now as a parent and often felt that way...
Krystal Giraldo and her son at a school event

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Our First IEP Meeting

I remember being nervous, anxious, and somewhat excited for our first IEP Meeting. My son was about to turn 3 years old and was set to graduate from Early Steps. He was already in...
5 Quick & Easy Holiday Snack Ideas from bakerly

Easy Holiday Snack Ideas from bakerly

It's the most wonderful time of year! The holidays are upon us and you know what that means! Presents, lights, decor and the most amazing holiday treats! Luckily, our friends at bakerly have come through...
Busy Moms Love Sunsama | Miami Mom Collective

Busy Moms Love Sunsama | Miami Mom Collective

This post is brought to you by Sunsama. We know you are busy, Momma! There's school, homework, extra-curricular activities, work and dinner. And thats not even half of it! Life is beginning to feel a...