Entries by Mamiverse Team

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8 Free Family Outings

Going to the movies and having popcorn and drinks for a family can quickly add up to, well, almost a week’s worth of groceries. Forget the candy! With a little creativity, however, even large familias can enjoy family time on a shoestring. Fortunately, you really don’t have to break the bank to go on fun […]

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Mami of Two Children with Down Syndrome Raises Awareness

Eliana Tardío is the amazing mami of two very special children, Emir, 7 and Ayelén, 4. Both children were diagnosed with Down syndrome* at birth. Eliana, however, has managed to turn what could seem like a devastating circumstance into an opportunity to find her life purpose, helping raise awareness for Down syndrome. Her website, which […]

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No Shame in Using Food Stamps

I was at the supermarket checkout line when the cashier asked me if I wanted to make a donation for the needy. I would have liked to, but instead, I flashed my food stamps card and shook my head, saying: “I can’t. This time, I’m the needy.” The poor guy blushed and mumbled an apology. I suppose […]

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Paving the Road to Success, One Cookie at a Time

Aymee Rodriguez-VanDyke was wiped out during the recession. In 2008 she lost all her money to her divorce, her mother died, and despite her best efforts, her personal coaching business didn’t thrive. Born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban immigrants, Aymee is a resourceful and resilient Latina, but even she was discouraged for a bit. “It […]

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A Child’s Mantra: How it Helped This Latina Mom

My daughters and I love going to the beach and enjoying the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. While my 10-year-old enjoys trying to surf even when the waves are not big enough, my seven-year-old prefers to make sandcastles by my side. On a recent Sunday family beach day I was set for a […]

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So You Want to be a Latina Mom Blogger?

If you want to be a Latina Mom Blogger, a mamiblogger, or monetize your current blog, you may want to read The Digital Mom Handbook: How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet, and Facebook Your Way to a Dream Career at Home. The authors are Audrey McClelland of Mom Generations and Colleen Padilla of Classy Mommy. They each boast a following upwards of […]