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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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5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com 5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com

As a Mom, I worry about my sons welfare. Because of that I make sure they get their annual physical, are up to date on their vaccinations, eat healthy, nutritious meals and exercise. Yet, the one thing I didn't pay much attention to was their eyes, at least until they told me they were getting [...]

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Mother and Son Talking | Latina On a Mission Mother and Son Talking | Latina On a Mission

As a Mom, I'm the first to admit I need all the support I can get to raise my sons. Sometimes that support comes from family and friends, but oftentimes it comes from the one thing we all use, our smartphones. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at a Cricket Wireless in-store event about [...]

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2015 Kia Sedona | Latina On a Mission 2015 Kia Sedona | Latina On a Mission

Living in an urban oasis, surrounded by public transportation, with the theater district, the fashion district and a bit of the countryside (Central Park) near me means that I can find almost anything within 30 minutes. Yet, that almost is so very, very important to note. That almost means something is missing. And, the only [...]

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Migdalia Rivera & Sons | Latina On a Mission Migdalia Rivera & Sons | Latina On a Mission

As a single mother, I have a special request of my readers. This Mother's Day, I propose each, and every reader, Adopt a Single Mother. The number of single mothers has grown tremendously. And with that growth comes the need for support. Today, almost one quarter of mothers are single mothers and the sole providers [...]

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Frugal Tips to Make Your Gathering Sparkle | latinaonamission.com Frugal Tips to Make Your Gathering Sparkle | latinaonamission.com

I love to entertain! Bringing together family and friends gives me the warm fuzzies; yet, the high cost of entertaining used to do the exact opposite. Nowadays, it’s a different matter. I’ve learned frugal tips to make a gathering sparkle, without breaking the bank. And, today I'm excited to bring you these sponsored suggestions! A [...]

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Single Mom, Funny Parenting Anecdote | Latina On a Mission Single Mom, Funny Parenting Anecdote | Latina On a Mission

Some time ago, I posted the following on my personal Facebook page: Parenthood prepares you for the business world in ways that school can't. It teaches you to roll with the punches, manage a variety of personalities, to multitask, and think outside the box. You have to be light on your feet, quick with your [...]

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Today I Buried My Mother | Latina On a Mission Today I Buried My Mother | Latina On a Mission

Today I buried my Mother. It was an emotional day. Memories of days gone by, full of bendiciones/blessings, countless hours baking, cooking, laughing in the kitchen, filled my head. I recalled the traditions handed down, the stories of her brothers and sister playing on the farm. Of a grandma who sat in a rocking chair, [...]

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10 Tips to Keep Children Safe Online | LatinaOnaMission.com 10 Tips to Keep Children Safe Online | LatinaOnaMission.com

As a parent, I've taught my children to be wary of strangers, to never go into a car or someone's residence without my permission and to run into a store if they felt they were being followed. Stranger danger is real. According to dictionary.com, a stranger is "a person who is not a member of [...]

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