The Mendez family provided three traditional meals per day. Most of the meals were humble and always came with a plate of hot tortillas. Most of the time I ate with Anne Marie and Luis during breakfast. During lunch and dinners, Leti and Luis would sit with us and practice speaking with us. Anne Marie was better at Spanish than me, so she could have more in depth conversations with Luis and Leti. I played with Luis quite a bit and bonded with him first. It was easy, he liked to wrestle and play simple games.