Migdalia Rivera

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

These are the Ugly Sneakers You Need Right Now #ad Thumbnail These are the Ugly Sneakers You Need Right Now #ad Thumbnail

I'm a shoe snob. But I have to admit, I've jumped on the ugly shoe trend. They're comfortable and that's high on my list of shoe must-haves. I'm just not the same Latinalicious lady when my feet are unhappy. Thankfully, ugly sneakers have been on trend for a while, because it's an ugly trend that works. Tracee [...]

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Shown: Indoor Soccer training field for kids Shown: Indoor Soccer training field for kids

This post is brought to you by our generous sponsor, Clorox. As Moms, we often encounter messes. It comes with the territory, especially when you’re a sports mom. Funky, mud-splattered clothes, socks, and cleats are part of raising a son who loves soccer. And as much as I support him in his dreams, it’s really, [...]

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Word whatever in a frame on a wall, above a plant and black screen. Word whatever in a frame on a wall, above a plant and black screen.

I use to multitask. all. the. time. I thought it was the only way I could get things done. So I juggled every waking moment, stressing myself out as I tried to manage my workload and home life. You see, multi-tasking was not helping me. Instead of feeling accomplished at the end of the day [...]

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Woman laying in bed, hiding the bottom of her face with a white bedsheet. Woman laying in bed, hiding the bottom of her face with a white bedsheet.

While some of us may not want to admit it, most of us have “toilet-texted”. In fact, a recent study shows that 69% of people admit to using their phones in the bathroom. While this doesn’t seem to be the most sanitary place to use your phone, did you know that the average cell phone [...]

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Select Airports Offer FREE Hands-Only CPR Training! #CPRSavesLives #Ad Thumbnail Select Airports Offer FREE Hands-Only CPR Training! #CPRSavesLives #Ad Thumbnail

  With over 350 thousand cardiac arrests occurring outside hospital and about 20% happening in public places like airports, the American Heart Association, with support from the Anthem Foundation, has launched an educational campaign that can train you to save lives. During cardiac arrest, time is of the essence. When a heart stops beating, it [...]

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Mom talking to daughter & son; One dark skinned person & one light skinned person holding hands; person on ground with another person kneeling over them Mom talking to daughter & son; One dark skinned person & one light skinned person holding hands; person on ground with another person kneeling over them

This post is brought to you by our generous sponsor, Anthem Foundation.   As a child, I thought my familia/family was invincible. We enjoyed the outdoors, had weekly family gatherings and I often fell asleep watching them dancing and playing the guitar, conga, and tambourines late into the night. It was a care-free life. Yet, [...]

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Green peppers, white peppers, lettuce, potatoes, picked from NYC rooftop garden Green peppers, white peppers, lettuce, potatoes, picked from NYC rooftop garden

Winter begins on December 21. We're already feeling the chill in the mornings and blustery winds throughout the day. According to weather forecasts,  soon we'll have snow and freezing temperatures in the central and eastern states.  If you're like me, staying indoors with a caramel latte and a good movie or book, seems much more appealing than braving [...]

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Clear handbag raincoat protects handbag from the elements Clear handbag raincoat protects handbag from the elements

As much as I love shoes,  it dims in comparison to my love of handbags. I treasure them. They're not only functional, they're also stylish and maintain their resale value if taken care of properly.  Depending on the bag, it can be an investment passed down from generation to generation. I can still recall my first [...]

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Queen 👸 Meet Coffee Mug #NationalCoffeeDay Thumbnail Queen 👸 Meet Coffee Mug #NationalCoffeeDay Thumbnail

My days and nights run on coffee, any coffee. Iced. Latte. Mocha. Give me all of them. I'm not picky. But I am extremely particular with my coffee mug. They give me life. I have a collection of coffee mugs from sassy to endearing. Some call me beautiful. Others tell me I'm fierce. You can [...]

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Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria | Latina On a Mission Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria | Latina On a Mission

UPDATE: As of September 28, 2017, the Jones Act waiver has been approved for 10 days; however, we must call on Congress to extend the waiver for at least a year. Please continue to raise your voices for Puerto Rico. Like many, my family in Puerto Rico, has been affected by Hurricane Maria. I have [...]

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