Valerie

Valerie
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Valerie is a Venezuelan-American mom of three. She moved to Miami to study and build a career, and while doing so, ended up building a family with her Brazilian husband. Inspired in her learning experiences as a wife and mom with a career and a ministry, she created an Instagram account, Familia With Purpose. A multicultural parenting blog, Familia with Purpose reflects her trilingual family and their faith in Christ at the center of their lives to find wisdom, strength, joy and purpose. Valerie is passionate about writing devotionals and sharing Biblical truths applied to purpose-driven motherhood and family life. Follow Valerie on Instagram @familiawithpurpose.
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Raising Kind, Generous Children: How & Why It’s Important

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Generosity doesn’t come naturally. We see it in our children at a very young age. While we don't teach them to be selfish, they tend to hold on to their toys and have a...
Image: Valerie and her family at Christmas

Christmas: What I Want My Children to Learn

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Versión en español disponible aquí. Christmas is my favorite time of the year! I enjoy every aspect of it. From the holiday pajamas to the food, the music, everything! Spiritually speaking, I celebrate the season with...
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Holiday Snack Pack Project: Help a Child on School Winter Break

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Take this opportunity to cultivate compassion and generosity in your children One in eight children in America lives in households without consistent access to adequate food, according to the School Nutrition Association. This means that...

Local Nonprofits Guide: How to Give Back in Miami

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We love this time of the year! The holiday season inspires people to give back and bless others, so what better time to bring back our guide to local nonprofits than on Give Miami...
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World Tragedies: Talking to Our Children About Them

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I’m sure your heart is broken too, after reading, hearing, and seeing the unspeakable world tragedies of the suffering of families, victims of terrorism, and the war. What’s happening is devastating beyond what words...

Baptist Health’s Doral Fit Festival is back!

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After a two-year pause due to the pandemic, our friends at Baptist Health delighted the Doral community with their second Doral Fit Festival, a fun morning of family-oriented outdoor activities that aimed to promote...
5 Reasons Why Being a Doral Mom Keeps Getting Better

5 Reasons Why Being a Doral Mom Keeps Getting Better

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This post is sponsored by our friends at Baptist Health. As a mom, everything that has to do with convenience and child-friendliness has my full support! Time has become so precious and it goes by...
Valerie nursing her son (About Breastfeeding: 11 Surprising Things I Didn’t Know Valerie Barbosa Contributor Miami Mom Collective)

About Breastfeeding: 11 Surprising Things I Didn’t Know

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I’m a mom of three and my breastfeeding journey has been one of the biggest learning curves of my life. I breastfed my firstborn for four months in combination with formula. I had to go...
Valerie's daughter running in an open green space (Love Where You Live: Why I Love Living in Doral Valerie Barbosa Contributor Miami Mom Collective)

Love Where You Live: Why I Love Living in Doral

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When we moved to Doral five years ago, we just wanted to make my commute to work shorter so that I could enjoy our baby boy as much as possible. Back then, my first...
Divine Savior Academy: A Solid Foundation For Life, Valerie Barbosa Miami Mom Collective

Divine Savior Academy: A Solid Foundation For Life

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This post is brought to you by our partners Divine Savior Academy. Choosing a school for our children is one of the most important decisions we will need to make as parents. We not only want...