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I See You Mother Thumbnail I See You Mother 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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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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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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Can you pee and talk at the same time? Can you pee and talk at the same time?

My youngest and I have been spending a lot of time together. Working from home has it's perks! It also opens up the door to some very weird conversations. Goodness knows we've had a few crazy conversations over the years! I'm still trying to figure out if this is just a boy thing. Scroll down [...]

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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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Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail

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 [...]

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Latina Blogger: 4 Years in the Making Thumbnail Latina Blogger: 4 Years in the Making Thumbnail

Yesterday was Latina On a Mission's 4th year blogoversary. It boggles my mind. When I began blogging, a Latina Blogger was a rarity.  Surprisingly, finding a Latina Blogger from New York, a state with a high concentration of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans, was even rarer in 2009.¹ Over the course of those four years, I've [...]

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Sons Should Come With A Disclaimer Thumbnail Sons Should Come With A Disclaimer Thumbnail

"You're my Wonder Mom." My tween proclaimed those words this past week. His back had been badly hurt playing Dodge-ball in school and he could not walk. As I lifted him up, I winched but did not let him see. He is no longer a baby. He weighs more then 105 lbs. Yet, last week [...]

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Tween Cosmetic Dentistry: Before and After Photos Thumbnail Tween Cosmetic Dentistry: Before and After Photos Thumbnail

Earlier this week my Tween was racing to catch the train. It was raining. He was running. It was slippery. He fell. HARD. I thought he was kidding when he originally sent me the text message.   He wasn't. The picture proved it.   Thankfully, we were able to get an appointment with the same Dentist that is [...]

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