Welcome to our Podcast
Somos Padres is a parenting podcast created and hosted by husband and wife duo,
Paulo Menchaca and Yesenia Mendoza-Menchaca.
Episode 44: Summer Series 2019- Ep.6: “The Work” Does Not End
In this next installment of the Somos Padres Summer Series, Yesenia reflects on a recent post on Instagram that came across her feed. The post insinuated that the passing of generational trauma (or patterns) could be controlled. This idea reminded Yesenia of a personal story that Dr. Shefali Tsabary shared during the Evolve Conference in […]
Episode 43: Summer Series 2019- Ep.5: Authentic Power
In this episode Yesenia talks about authentic power. She shares how we can begin to reflect on our parenting interactions, and analyze whether we are coming from an authentically empowered place or we are reacting from a disempowered place. If you haven’t ever stopped to think about parenting interactions this way, this may be an […]
Episode 42: Summer Series 2019- Ep.4: Reclaiming Our Power Thru Love
Yesenia is back this week for the fourth installment of the Summer Series. Last week was a hard one with back to back mass shootings and the immigration raid. It felt like a heavy load upon the Mexican and immigrant community. But in the middle of all of this darkness, some light began to peak […]
Episode 41: Summer Series 2019- Ep.3: Can we evolve on our own?
In this weeks episode of the summer series Yesenia asks the question of whether or not we can evolve along our parenting journey on our own. The answer is probably obvious. No, we cannot, but this conversation is still incredibly personal and heartfelt as Yesenia shares her personal journey to seek out help, the internalized […]
Episode 40: Summer Series 2019- Ep.2: Is Parenting a Natural Instinct?
In this episode Yesenia gets into the first topic of the summer series and asks if parenting is a natural instinct or if it is actually something that we learn? The answer may or may not surprise you. She ends the conversation with an exercise that you can try throughout the week to connect and/or […]
Episode 39: Summer Series 2019- Ep.1
The Somos Padres Summer Series returns! In this kick off episode Yesenia gives an overview of the series logistics and the intention of the series. She also gives a brief overview of the first summer series 2018 in order to ground us moving forward into this second series. The work of analyzing generational patterns and […]