Inspiration

6 Ways Smartphones Help You Parent

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 […]

The Redesigned 2015 Kia Sedona: Exhilaration Behind the Wheel #WhatsYourSedona

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 […]

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 […]