Welcome! I’m Victoria and this is my blog. I write to inspire and share what I’ve learned. We all have a story to tell. At Cafevic, I share insightful stories from my own personal journey of going from 1 to 3 children, other’s stories, the field of student affairs and community leadership. I’m fueled by yoga, country music, green tea, & time at the coast with my family.

1 to 3 Motherhood

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If you could do anything.

A story about resilience. The idea of if you could do anything came to me straight of out of left field when I became a stay at home mom with newborn twins. As crazy as that might sound, it was the first time in my life where I felt my future... Read More
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Making a Connection in a Digital World

In a time where we quickly text or voice record a message to send, and spend just enough time on Facebook to “like” someone’s status or new photo, are we really too busy to pick up the phone? I sat there. Counting how many friends I have on my Facebook... Read More
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Best Part of Being a Dad? Showing Them the World

Last month, I asked my mom friends about their favorite part of being a mom. The running theme that emerged from their answers was over-the-top hugs. This time around, for Fathers Day, I found that the dad response carried a huge amount of pride for being their childrens' dad. These dads reflected... Read More

Student Affairs

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Return to Campus: How one Student Affairs Pro returned to work, transferred her SAHP skills, and found what worked for her

Interview with Susie Becker, Stay-at-Home Parent now Residential Life Area Coordinator who returned to work for her former campus after six years being home. I recently returned to work on a university campus after being home with my twin daughters and son for two and half years. As I prepared... Read More
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Leave A Yellow Arrow for Your Students. Reflections From My Hour on the Camino

Have you found your way? The Way that feels right. That feels good. The way where you get to walk towards peace, knowledge, passion, success? Or are you walking and looking for a sign, maybe an arrow that tells you to keep walking, you're going the right way. Now think... Read More
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Aggie in Argentina Returns. Transfer Student Studies Abroad Part 2

The Transfer Student Interview Series continues with Lexie Munevar, past community college student leader and now university transfer student who recently studied abroad. Back in September 2014, I had the pleasure of interviewing UC Davis undergraduate Lexie Munevar before she went on her first study abroad experience at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mednoza... Read More