FREE Prom Dress in #NYC

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to a very inspirational woman, Bernice Malone. She’s a Mom who works full time, runs a small business called Dazzle Divaz, and, as if she wasn’t doing enough, has started a project called Brooklyn Prom & Scholarship Project that donates prom dresses and tuxedos to high school […]

PAID Teen Internship at the Apollo

As a mother of a teen I’m always on the lookout for exciting internship opportunities for my son. They provide him with a glimpse of what the world has to offer, while also giving him a brief look into a variety of fields. As my Mami always used to say, ¿Cómo vas a saber lo […]

2012 Top 10 #College Women Competition Worth $20,000

As a Glambassador, I get inside information from Glamour magazine. This week I’m super excited to share news about Glamour’s recently launched 2012 Top 10 College Women Competition!  Glamour is looking for dynamic young women with leadership experience, excellent grades and inspiring goals. They’’ll award one grand prize of $20,000 and nine $3,000 prizes. All winners will receive […]

Silly Bandz Bracelets, a Teaching Tool, BANNED in Schools

Yesterday in my Wordless Wednesday post, I featured the newest craze for tweens and teens: Silly Bandz Bracelets. Silly Bandz Bracelets are rubber bands that come in various shapes, sizes and colors. The five I featured, ostrich, seal, dolphin, flower, and shark, in that order, are some of the more common bands. As noted in RUN […]

FREE Small Business Camp for Teens

Last year, I wrote about an opportunity for teens to learn from Andrew Morrison, the President of Small BusinessCamp. Mr. Morrison has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and has trained thousands of entrepreneurs from Hawaii to West Africa. Andrew Morrison has started a new venture to help our youth. It is called the Small Business Camp […]

Enter the Lunchables Project Potential Contest!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Lunchables. All opinions are 100% mine. Lunchables has created a wonderful contest called Field Trips For All. The contest will help children across the country to go on inspiring, educational experiences. These hands on experiences or field trips will help children engage and learn about […]

Online Learning Can Make a Degree Possible!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of USC. All opinions are 100% mine. I believe education opens doors. For various reasons, it took me almost ten years to obtain my degree. I started before I had my sons, working two jobs to pay for college but it was too hard. When […]

Dr. Nebula’s Laboratory at the American Museum of Natural History

This past weekend the boys and I had an opportunity to go to the American Museum of Natural History to attend an interactive family science theater show.  The live show called Dr. Nebula’s Laboratory is geared towards younger children, ages 5-10, and their families. Its part of a series, featuring various topics from early human ancestors to the […]

Denny’s Single Parent Student Scholarship

   Denny’s is offering single parent student scholarships to Hispanics. Recipients will receive scholarships valued from $500-$1,500 AND a Kids Eat Free coupon. The application deadline is February 16, 2010.  Below I have noted the application eligibility information: •Must be of Hispanic background. •Must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident. •Must be accepted or […]

RMHC U.S. Scholarship

  Recently I found out that the Ronald McDonald House was accepting scholarship applications. The applications are due by February 16, 2010. Their are currently four applications but students can only apply to ONE of the four scholarships. Below are the general eligibility requirements. To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must: Be a […]