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Featured #Geek: Maria Castro. She’s a tough cookie.

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What is your name?

Maria Castro AKA Tough Cookie Mommy

What is your geeky passion?

I love connecting with others on social media. Additionally, I enjoy teaching myself the technical aspects of my blog instead of having others fix problems for me. I want to be hands on with all aspects of my brand.

What is your background?

My father is from Spain and I lived there from infancy until the age of 8. I am proud of my heritage and proud that Latinos all over the world are connected by language and culture.

Are you bilingual?

Yes I speak Spanish, English on an academic level.

What makes you so geeky?

I’m a Literacy Specialist and teach Middle School so I am on an infinite quest for knowledge, literacy and language acquisition. The internet makes this learning possible.

What are your top three must have apps?

My 3 top three must have apps are Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

What gadget do you have in your purse right now?

My iPhone!

What is your blog?

What else would you like to share with us?

I love being a teacher, wife, and mother to my 2 sons. At the end of my life, I don’t want to be remembered for my professional accomplishments, I want to be remembered for being a good mother.