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27 Tweets That Perfectly Explain What It's Like Growing Up Hispanic

It wasn't all parties and elotes. From #GrowingUpHispanic

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1. When you just wanted to bake some cupcakes

#GrowingUpHispanic having to take out 50 pans before you can put something in the oven!😂

2. The song that will be with you forever

3. When you did not volunteer as tribute for the phone calls

#GrowingUpHispanic Parents talking on the phone with family member & they say "Aqui esta deja te lo paso" Me:

Parents talking on the phone with family member & they say "here they are, I'll pass you to them"

4. Not knowing why you knew this song but dancing anyway

#GrowingUpHispanic this song lol

5. What was guaranteed to be on your television

These people ran your tv almost everyday 😂 #GrowingUpHispanic

6. When burning the frijoles was disrespectful

When u disrespect your parents and you get the "cuando yo me muera" speech #GrowingUpHispanic

When u disrespect your parents and you get the "when I die" speech

7. Learning how to survive in tough situations at a young age

#GrowingUpHispanic surviving this mosh pit

8. Having your dreams crushed when you wanted to wear skulls

#GrowingUpHispanic you couldn't wear anything with skulls porque son cosas del diablo 💀🙊

you couldn't wear anything with skulls because they were things of the devil

9. The show that sparked your sexual awakening

If you were #GrowingUpHispanic you should know this

10. Realizing your mother is where you got your sass from

#GrowingUpHispanic Me: hmmmm smells so good, what are you cooking? Mom: comida.

Me: hmmmm smells so good, what are you cooking?

Mom: food.

11. This horrible truth

#GrowingUpHispanic if you hear Spanish music blasting when you wake up... get ready to clean your whole house 😪

12. Realizing you will never remember all of the distant relations you've met

#GrowingUpHispanic when u go to a party & people come up to u & tell u "que grande estas, te acuerdas de mi?" & u say yes but u really don't

when u go to a party & people come up to u & tell u "you're so big now, do you remember me?" & u say yes but u really don't

13. The struggle of trying to go to a sleepover

#GrowingUpHispanic not being able to sleep over your friend's house cause they're not your cousin or your parents don't know their family

14. Being bilingual since you were a kid

#GrowingUpHispanic singing happy birthday twice at every birthday party: once in English and once in Spanish

15. These containers full of surprises

#GrowingUpHispanic not knowing what's actually in these😐

16. The reality of the hispanic mentality

#GrowingUpHispanic your parents can care less if you are 18 as long as you live under their roof they make the rules

17. Learning that your future apparently depended on one grade

#GrowingUpHispanic When you get ONE bad grade & suddenly your future was over, you were getting nowhere & "así no es como te críamos"

When you get ONE bad grade & suddenly your future was over, you were getting nowhere & "this isn't how we raised you"

18. Trying to go out but Univision got to your parents first

#GrowingUpHispanic trying to explain to my parents that what they saw on Univision is not going to happen to me when I go out

19. This test of patience and skill

#GrowingUpHispanic trying to take the wrapper off without breaking this candy was the hardest thing

20. Proof that there can be happiness in summer

#GrowingUpHispanic these are lit af

21. Realizing you'd have to buy your own fast food if you wanted some

#GrowingUpHispanic and wanting fast food Me: Ma can we get McDonald's? Mom: ¿McDonald's? Ni que McDonald's, tenemos comida en la casa

Me: Ma can we get McDonald's?

Mom: McDonald's? Nonsense, McDonald's, we have food at home

22. Not understanding your mother's logic

#GrowingUpHispanic When u clean the House, do the dishes, & do everything yo mom asked but she still calls you lazy

23. Hearing the magical song that would fix you when you got hurt

#GrowingUpHispanic hearing the "sana sana colita de rana" song every time you got hurt

hearing the "heal heal little frog trail" song every time you got hurt

24. Everyone's fool-proof alarm system

#GrowingUpHispanic our parents don't believe in alarm system, instead we leave a light on so people think someone's home💀😂

25. Resigning to the fact that tamales would be your world after Christmas

#GrowingUpHispanic knowing tamales are gonna be your meals for a week after any holiday celebration

26. Trying to explain to your friends that you have a max quota for going out

#GrowingUpHispanic friends don't understand the struggle of not being able to hangout with them today bc you just went out yesterday

27. This real struggle that people still deal with

#GrowingUpHispanic People quickly assuming that your nationality is Mexican just because you speak Spanish.

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