5 Things I Learned When My Teen Went to College

My teen left for college in August. It was, and still is, one of the most bittersweet moments of my single parenting journey. I’m so very proud of him, more than words can ever say. Yet, a small part of me wishes… he could have stayed a boy forever.  I know this is selfish of me. I do not […]

4 Tips to Deal With Back-to-School Stress

Now that students have officially gone back to school, the juggling act between homework, studying and hectic schedules has begun. With 85 percent of teens reporting that stress levels directly affect school performance, it’s vital that we arm our children with tools to help keep them cool when the school stress heats up. Latina On […]

Save the Date: 4 Part Bilingual Educational Webinar Series on June 29 #RumboalCollege

Education is the key that opens doors. As a result, I’m always on the look out for information that will help you and your families obtain the best educational opportunities possible. I’m excited to announce that on June 29th, McDonald and LULAC National Educational Service Centers launches On the Track to College, a four-part bilingual […]

National Mentoring in Medicine Day

Mentoring in Medicine (MIM) is a national organization that inspires and equips low-income students and underrepresented minorities with the experiences and resources to become health care professionals. If you know of a high school or college student that is interested in pursuing a career in medicine, take note, national Mentoring in Medicine Day is coming up! […]

Audition to Dance With The Rockettes

I’ve always loved to dance. Granted, I missed the dancing gene so I do most of my dancing at home. However, if you are an aspiring dancer The Rocketters have an amazing opportunity for you! This summer the Rockettes will have a summer intensive course for aspiring dancers. The Rockettes Summer Intensive course will offer aspiring […]

Silly Bandz Bracelets, a Teaching Tool, BANNED in Schools

Yesterday in my Wordless Wednesday post, I featured the newest craze for tweens and teens: Silly Bandz Bracelets. Silly Bandz Bracelets are rubber bands that come in various shapes, sizes and colors. The five I featured, ostrich, seal, dolphin, flower, and shark, in that order, are some of the more common bands. As noted in RUN […]

FREE Small Business Camp for Teens

Last year, I wrote about an opportunity for teens to learn from Andrew Morrison, the President of Small BusinessCamp. Mr. Morrison has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and has trained thousands of entrepreneurs from Hawaii to West Africa. Andrew Morrison has started a new venture to help our youth. It is called the Small Business Camp […]

Enter the Lunchables Project Potential Contest!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Lunchables. All opinions are 100% mine. Lunchables has created a wonderful contest called Field Trips For All. The contest will help children across the country to go on inspiring, educational experiences. These hands on experiences or field trips will help children engage and learn about […]

Online Learning Can Make a Degree Possible!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of USC. All opinions are 100% mine. I believe education opens doors. For various reasons, it took me almost ten years to obtain my degree. I started before I had my sons, working two jobs to pay for college but it was too hard. When […]

Dr. Nebula’s Laboratory at the American Museum of Natural History

This past weekend the boys and I had an opportunity to go to the American Museum of Natural History to attend an interactive family science theater show.  The live show called Dr. Nebula’s Laboratory is geared towards younger children, ages 5-10, and their families. Its part of a series, featuring various topics from early human ancestors to the […]