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Dating After a Divorce: Who Pays? | LatinaOnaMission.com Dating After a Divorce: Who Pays? | LatinaOnaMission.com

Becky here! I'm a new LOAM writer. Just to give a little background, I'm a single Mom of two, living in NYC.  I've been single for approximately two years and recently decided to jump back into the dating world. A short time ago I met a man while traveling abroad. Actually, we met on the [...]

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Jibaritas | La Juventud en la paranda / Youth at the Parade | LatinaOnaMission.com Jibaritas | La Juventud en la paranda / Youth at the Parade | LatinaOnaMission.com

On the second Sunday of this month, June 14th, we celebrate a very special day in New York City. It is Flag Day around the country, but it is Puerto Rican Day in Nueva York. Puerto Ricans will not be celebrating any special holiday; certainly not it’s independence, or any battle, famous citizen or leader. [...]

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Hola Baby Hola Baby

I am the mother of two precious boys. I do not have a daughter, but I dream of her. Don’t get me wrong, I adore my boys--but I would enjoy nothing more than to share, and make memories, with a daughter as well. My sons were planned, and thought out blessings, who will carry on [...]

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I See You Mother #PutYourHeartToPaper Thumbnail I See You Mother #PutYourHeartToPaper Thumbnail

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hallmark. However, I'm blessed to say the mothers that I have met, who embody these traits, came into my life years ago. I see you Mother. "A mom's heart is always there - ready to comfort, ready to give, ready to love..." PutYourHeartToPaper.com   With an unselfish heart, you [...]

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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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