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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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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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EXCLUSIVE: Black & White Movie Screening | LatinaOnaMission.com EXCLUSIVE: Black & White Movie Screening | LatinaOnaMission.com

Today, Latina On a Mission is excited to partner with Relativity Studios to bring you an exclusive screenings of Black or White in NYC. We are giving away 25 admit 2 passes! As movie buffs, we're especially excited to see Black or White. Not only does it have two Academy Award winners actors: Kevin Costner [...]

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Lucky Strike Pool Table | Latina On a Mission Lucky Strike Pool Table | Latina On a Mission

Lucky Strike, a bowling lane with an upscale restaurant bar and lounge, in New York City is one of the hottest spots in New York City. It's a well known night spot for the chic and trendy. What I didn't realize, until I received this sponsored opportunity, is that it's also an amazing spot for [...]

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Event: Diabetes + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum Thumbnail Event: Diabetes + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum Thumbnail

Join Latina On a Mission at the Bronx Museum on November 15, 2014 during Diabetes Awareness Month. The event, presented by Novel Research of New York, will celebrate health advocates, entrepreneurs and honor a special guest. Free Event: Social Health + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum The event, FREE to attend, will include discussions on [...]

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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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