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Quote: It’s about the jouney as much as the outcome | latinaonamission.com Quote: It’s about the jouney as much as the outcome | latinaonamission.com

This year has been full of change, lots of changes, for myself and my sons. I often felt like Chicken Little crying, "The sky is falling! The sky is falling!" And, then it didn't. After months and months of preparing, interviews, tours and general running around, my youngest son, Andrew, was accepted into a wonderful [...]

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I Fired My Son | latinaonamission.com I Fired My Son | latinaonamission.com

Today I fired my son. I'm not sure how I feel about that. I'm having mixed emotions. The mother in me wishes I could have given him another opportunity; however, the business woman knew there was no other way. He worked five hours. In those five hours, he worked on my social media editorial calendar, [...]

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27 Reasons Single Moms Need a Husband That Do Not Involve Sex Thumbnail 27 Reasons Single Moms Need a Husband That Do Not Involve Sex Thumbnail

This past week, I was sick. Not just sick, but sick as a dog, and in that fever induced state, I must admit I really, really wished I had a husband. After I got better, my single Mom friends and I compiled a list of 27 Reasons Single Moms Need a Husband That Do Not [...]

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Magic | Latina On a Mission Magic | Latina On a Mission

One vote. Yours. Can create real change. Change that can change the lives of women, como tú y yo / like YOU and me. 52,000. That my friends is the approximate number of hours I have worked over the past two decades. I'm sure it's much higher. Why? Because overtime was a lifeline. Overtime, paid for [...]

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5 Tips To Help Single Moms Raise Sons Thumbnail 5 Tips To Help Single Moms Raise Sons Thumbnail

As a child, I played with dolls. I had all types of dolls. Dolls that drank from a bottle, wet their diapers and called me “Mama”. They listened when I talked, sat still as I read bedtime stories and went to bed when I said they should. They never complained, rolled their eyes or sassed [...]

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Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com

As children we can be subjected to many acts of violence whether small or large. On television, in child's play, at school, with friends, our cousins and siblings and even our parents, we can see, hear and feel different aspects of violence. I personally have witnessed, heard and felt it often enough for it to [...]

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Latina On a Mission is honored to join forces with the Allstate Foundation, Latina Bloggers Connect, Deborah Deras, and Jeanette Kaplun to host a sponsored #PurplePurse Twitter Party. The topic - domestic violence. Domestic violence impacts millions. On average, it occurs at least 145 times every hour in the U.S. Sadly, 3 women die every [...]

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Can you pee and talk at the same time? Can you pee and talk at the same time?

My youngest and I have been spending a lot of time together. Working from home has it's perks! It also opens up the door to some very weird conversations. Goodness knows we've had a few crazy conversations over the years! I'm still trying to figure out if this is just a boy thing. Scroll down [...]

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DIY Tutorial: Party Poppers | Presented by Latina On a Mission + Charmini DIY Tutorial: Party Poppers | Presented by Latina On a Mission + Charmini

The most critical element of any party is, of course, fun; however, we can’t disregard the importance of memorable mementos that make your parties and gathering stand out from the rest. Thankfully, there are frugal ways to make your gathering sparkle, including making a DIY party favor, pillow box and more from everyday items that [...]

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#LifeReimagined at Any Age and Situation | latinaonamission.com #LifeReimagined at Any Age and Situation | latinaonamission.com

Years ago, I was divorced, overworked, stressed and exhausted. My career in the legal field was not what I imagined. I was no Erin Brockovich, traipsing around the city investigating a case that would impact thousands of lives. Nor was I working to  right the wrongs committed against countless citizens across the United States. No, [...]

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