A Day In the Life of a Teen Mom
This a day in the life of junior Neira Garcia. Garcia is the mother to 11-month-old son, Daniel Garcia.
Junior Neira Garcia plays with her son, Daniel, on the steps outside her home. Photo by Ximena Ibarra
Tuesday, May 9
8:12 pm - Gave Daniel a bath, watched him for 15 minutes
8:30 pm - Get Daniel changed
8:38 pm - I do my chores. [This includes] cleaning living room and dining room
8:50 pm - Tuesday [night] my parents go to church, I stay with the kids, give two of my siblings a bath.
9:16 pm - Both of my siblings are done [taking a shower], Daniel is crawling around the house
9:28 pm - I washed his five bottles. [This] takes about 10 minutes to wash them.
9:40 pm - I heated his water for [the baby] formula.
10:00 pm - Daniel goes to sleep after drinking his bottle.
10:06 pm - I take a shower.
10:20 pm - I organize my room.
10:40 pm - Done with my homework
11:00 pm - Go to sleep with Daniel