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Life, Life Lessons, New Year Life, Life Lessons, 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 [...]

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

With the recent tragedies in Boston and West Texas, parents must find a way to reassure children in an age appropriate manner. Younger children may not understand and need assurance. While older children can become overwhelmed with the constant media coverage. Children process these things differently.  To help parents respond, Latina On a Mission asked [...]

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

Is your penis awake before you are? This was one of the questions my tween's teacher discussed during a group advisory at my son's all boys school. He said it was the weirdest talk he ever had. He couldn't believe the word "penis" was coming out of his teacher's mouth. I, on the other hand, wasn't surprised. I had [...]

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