Inspiration

Adopt a Single Mother

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. Why Adopt a Single Mother? Today, almost one quarter of mothers are single mothers […]

Frugal Tips to Make Your Gathering Sparkle

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 […]

Are You a PEO?

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 […]

Today I Buried My Mother

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, […]

10 Tips to Keep Children Safe Online

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 […]

Cricket: Spend Less, Get More in 2014

“Spend Less, Get More” is my 2014 motto. Can you imagine spending less and getting more shoes? Or, more … well, anything? As one of the newest Cricket Wireless Ambassadors, I’ve learned that Half is More. As a frugal, savvy, single Latina Blogger in New York City, it’s no small feat to “Spend Less, Get […]

3 Life Lessons to Take into the New Year

With the year coming to a close,  I wanted to share 3 life lessons to take into the new year.  I have to admit this past year has come with quite a few blessing and problems. Sometimes, the problems seemed to outweigh the blessings. With 4 oral surgeries, my son’s school accident – Tween now […]

6 Ground Rules for Families and Friends of Small Business Owners

 I am a Latina Blogger, Small Business Owner and social media consultant. At any given moment I can be found juggling 3 or 4 tasks. It’s part of the lifestyle and I love it. Starting your own business has its perks. You can set your own hours and spend more time with loved ones. Not. This […]

Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu

This post is part of the National School Lunch Week with Healthy Food! A MomsRising Blog Carnival. Take a moment to read and comment on this and other thoughtful blogs, then tell MomsRising your story. Our stories, yours and mine, are powerful and are what led administrators to set these rules in place. His morning […]

Latina Power at Cosmo Latina’s Fall Fashion Issue Party

Last week, we were super excited to attend the Cosmo For Latinas Fall Fashion issue party at the Lilium Lounge -W Hotel in Union Square, NYC. Let me tell you–choosing an outfit for this bash was not easy. I literally bought a dress two hours before the fiesta. Talk about fashion emergency (and leaving things for […]