Sons

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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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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Why don’t men like to shave? | latinaonamission.com Why don’t men like to shave? | latinaonamission.com

My oldest son is 20 years old. And, like most young men, he would much rather grow a beard than shave. One day I asked him,  "Why Don't Men Like To Shave?" His response was eye opening and one of the reasons I decided to work with MomTrends on this post. I thought it was [...]

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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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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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The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail

Before the birth of my youngest son, I had two miscarriages and an abortion. That pregnancy haunts me to this day. My son, my precious child, would have been 12. During that pregnancy, I was placed on partial bed rest. I was high risk. My body had so much trouble holding onto my boys. Yet, this pregnancy lasted [...]

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My Pimple Beat Your Pimple! Thumbnail My Pimple Beat Your Pimple! Thumbnail

"My pimple beat your pimple!" Andrew exclaimed from the other room. The words were said with truimph and glee. I wondered what brought it on and strolled over to the other room. The boys were having a fierce discusssion. Competition was in the air. I was used to it. Boys, at least my boys, tend to be pretty [...]

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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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