My Friend Stayed. A Conversation About Domestic Violence. #PurplePurse

18 Sep

{This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Allstate Foundation® and Latina Bloggers Connect. The story below is real and recounted as I remember.} “Get in the bathroom and whatever happens, don’t come out. He won’t come after you.”  Those were the words my friend said to me when her boyfriend showed up and was furious […]

Honor and Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Global Latino Summit

18 Sep

Typically when people celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, they reflect on the past accomplishments and traditions of the Latino community. Debrah Deras has created a way to honor today’s Latinos while empowering them at the same time.  The Global Latino Summit is an empowering way to honor and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with learning from a different Latino or Latina […]

Believe. Achieve. Succeed. Action Steps for Success #InThisTogether

16 Sep

{Disclosure: Strayer hired me to write this blog post on their behalf as an Educational Ambassador but all opinions are 100% my own.} For the third year in a row, People en Español’s FESTIVAL wrapped up one season and forwards us into the next! This time of year is invigorating  because we begin not only […]

What I Learned About Taking Vitamin Supplements #CRESupplements

15 Sep

This post is part of a Consumer Reports en Español consumer learning campaign. This post is not an endorsement of any product or service, and I’m being compensated for my time ONLY, not for my opinion. A mother’s guilt over taking vitamins. Recently I agreed to participate in a vitamin supplement study with Consumer Reports. I […]

Dinner Solutions for Busy Week Nights at Family Dollar #FDKnorrDinner

10 Sep

This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. All week, I’ve been preparing for this great get-away I’m on in the Grand Teton National Park and it’s been a challenge to cook a tasty, hot meal for my family each night for dinner. Who am I kidding? It’s a challenge even […]