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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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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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Mother and Son Talking | Latina On a Mission Mother and Son Talking | Latina On a Mission

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 [...]

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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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10 Tips to Keep Children Safe Online | LatinaOnaMission.com 10 Tips to Keep Children Safe Online | LatinaOnaMission.com

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 [...]

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Back to School Tips for Single Mothers Thumbnail Back to School Tips for Single Mothers Thumbnail

Migdalia Rivera, Founder of Latina On a Mission, shares her personal Back to School Tips for Single Mothers. While LOAM was compensated for said post, the tips remain those of the author. With school back in session in many parts of the country, I wanted to share my "Back to School Tips for Single Mothers". [...]

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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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Co-sleeping, Mommy Fail, Pre-Diabetes and a New Doggie Daycare Thumbnail Co-sleeping, Mommy Fail, Pre-Diabetes and a New Doggie Daycare Thumbnail

Dear Readers, Life has definitely been exciting in the Latina household these past few weeks. Karl, my teen, left for college during the last week of August. It was a very emotional time for all of us! The youngest, Andrew, is still adjusting and missing him terribly. (Me too!) We are currently co-sleeping because ... [...]

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Is That A Pedophile In The Park? Thumbnail Is That A Pedophile In The Park? Thumbnail

This past weekend my son and I went to the park to play softball. My son's best friend was planning to meet us after he finished his chores. Not feeling up to playing ball while we waited for his friend, I suggested he play with several of the other boys in the park. He ran [...]

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In Celebration of Single Mothers Thumbnail In Celebration of Single Mothers Thumbnail

This Mother's Day, Latina On a Mission and ViveMejor.com want to celebrate the unsung heroes in a multitude of households: single Mothers. According to the census, there are over 10 million single moms with children under 18. They are driven and successful. They work. They nurture. They do. All. The. Time. Today we want to [...]

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