My Life

40 Days Till 40 {#Mamis40to40}


With 40 more days until my birthday, I want to issue a challenge to friends near and far. I am not planning a big birthday bash (this is your hint to start planning a surprise party for me STAT, folks). But the thing about parties is that you never get the one-on-one time with all the people that come out ...

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Living Your Dream in 2015


Lots going on this year. Primarily the fact that I’m diving in head first into coaching. Check this out and tell me what you think. Also keeping my promise to do more vlogs. Be gentle, sweet people. Be gentle. The site and platform are being worked on as I type. Hope you’ll join the crowd and sign up to receive ...

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He Owned Life: Stuart Scott Wins!

You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live."

I have been watching sports for a long time. I can say that my favorite thing to watch was SportsCenter. Well, I’m lying. My favorite thing to watch was Stuart Scott. You guys ever fall in love with a person that might not know your name? So many of us felt this way about Stuart. This dude that strolled up ...

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The Word(s) for 2015


Epic adjective \?e-pik\: very great or large and usually difficult or impressive. Extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially in size or scope. Last week I thought I’d settled on my word for 2014. I feel as if I lived a good deal of my word in 2014 and wanted to keep that momentum going. What better word to select for ...

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6 Ways to Get You Organized In 2015


Okay folks! Forty is right around the corner and this year, I want to start it off with giving you the tips I have been putting into practice around my home. I have found that as I move forward with my word of the year, I need to have clarity and comfort. Both of these things are accomplished with order ...

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A Lesson In Mistakes and Believing


I never believed in Santa as a child. I moved to the States on my 5th year of life. I distinctly remember leaving water, a cigar and grass for the Three Kings and their camels in Dominican Republic. I would leave them under my bed where they would deposit gifts just like they had to the baby Jesus at the ...

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Home Is Where JetBlue Is


As usual, this is a time of ups and downs for me. My imbalanced relationship with papi doesn’t help that. Mami being gone solidifies the ups and downs equally. I have so many memories of Christmas in New York. A house full of Dominicans dancing (isn’t that what you get on the 9th day of Christmas?). Food, laughter, happiness, home. ...

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#IDelight In Simple Coffee Moments


Disclosure: I’m a coffee-loving InDelight ambassador. All opinions, mushy thought and new traditions are purely my own. This past week, I had the great pleasure of heading up to D.C. for a petition delivery at the Hill. Of course, I got a chance to head up earlier since my sister lives up there. And I brought the frog princess right ...

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Mami Mondays: Be the Change


This time last week I was in a tin can above the clouds headed to the MomsRising retreat. As many of you know, I have been working with the organization this year as a fellow. When I stepped into this, I had no idea what I was doing. And let’s just be honest, I don’t  know if that has changed ...

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