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Just Some Chihuahuas To Remind Us What It Was Like To Grow Up Hispanic

The little perritos know what it's like just as much as you do.

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This is how you wait for your sibling to get home after you saw that she ate the leftover posole you were saving after school.

After your abuela gave you $20 for your birthday this is how you felt.

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But then at the store you realized $20 doesn't get you anywhere.

Your friends invited you somewhere and after your parents approved you had to find a way to get there without bothering your parents again for a ride.

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After you passed your license, you showed up to your cousin's party like this...

Yeah? So? I got a whip now. Y que?
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Yeah? So? I got a whip now. Y que?

On Sunday mornings you only heard one time of music which meant you were going to do one thing only.

"I can't go nowhere. I'm helping my mom clean."
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"I can't go nowhere. I'm helping my mom clean."

Even in the coldest of winters your dad never let you turn on the heater so you had to invest Communion money in a thick jacket.

"Stop walking around barefoot! You're going to get sick!"

Sometimes your friends asked you to go somewhere on short notice so you had to prepare to make the most adorable face ever when you asked your mom if you could go.

Spoiler alert: she says no.
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Spoiler alert: she says no.

When you heard chisme about you across the house and you had to make sure it was good.

It was never good.
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It was never good.

On one occasion, the chisme actually turned out to be good so you had to walk into the room like you didn't hear.

One time, you saw the cousin you didn't like drinking her dad's cerveza and knew you could hold it against her for the next three years.

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If you had hair, this is how your mom combed it every picture day when you were little.

Say queso.
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Say queso.

After your 9th tamale.

Ya terminaste?
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Ya terminaste?

Your mom picked your hairstyle your entire life and you start to slowly realize she has been making you look fea.

You look cuuuuuute.
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You look cuuuuuute.

Every time your dad said "vas a ver" you ran up to your room and did this like your life wasn't already over.

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You feel grown after you hit puberty and you start to see a mustache.

Every time your mom said the food was ready and you got there and she barely turned the comal on.

"Just 5 minutes."
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"Just 5 minutes."

The first time your mom hit you with a chancla.

You didn't know footwear had special abilities.
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You didn't know footwear had special abilities.

After you tried elote for the first time you went to every park looking for el paletero with your dollar out.

You made this face every time your mom turned around.

After you saw American Me you decided to be a thug but it didn't turn out too well.

Your dad yelled at your in front of everybody for being late so every time after that you got in the car first.

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