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Love letter

I’m about to show my age right now, but every time I see the words Love Letter I think of (and sing) Giggles’ song. Not familiar with it? OK. Moving on.  Babble recently invited my fiancé and I to write and read a love…

February 9, 2017
Lifestyle & Career

The teen boy and me

Many people ask me about the bond I share with my son and how I’ve been able to have such a close relationship with him, even throughout these teen years. Well, the answer isn’t so cut and dry. It hasn’t been all rainbows and…

January 10, 2017
Alegria lunch with Roselyn Sanchez at El Caserio in LA
Lifestyle & Career

5 career lessons I learned in LA

The infamous song lyric “If I can make there, I’ll make it anywhere. It’s up to you. New York, New York” can easily apply to Los Angeles, especially if you’re pursuing a career in a creative field. …

December 15, 2016
Lifestyle & Career

5 characteristics of a Boss Lady

I wanted to write a post about our #WeAllGrowMIA event back in September but I had nothing to share. How’s that even possible? Well, when you’re in charge of overseeing social media coverage there’s no such thing as sitting down and taking it all…

November 28, 2016
Lifestyle & Career

The story of two neighbors

State Farm sponsored this post. All thoughts are my own. Seeing my son here pictured with his friend of twelve years just makes my heart melt. Time goes by so fast……

November 1, 2016
Lifestyle & Career

Mom 2.0 Summit

This has been an incredibly hard week. But that’s usually the case when I go to an amazing conference where the inspiration is so high it’s hard to come down. It never fails. You meet hundreds of amazing women. Your brain gets filled with…

May 5, 2016
5 reasons Instagram’s new algorithm can benefit you
Lifestyle & Career

5 reasons Instagram’s algorithm can benefit you

(Editors note: This post was originally written for Latina Bloggers Connect) Instagram recently announced a change in their algorithm, which, as many of you saw, sent the Instagramming community off the deep end. Users started requesting that notifications be turned on, which does nothing.…

April 26, 2016
Lifestyle & Career

The foundation of a successful collaboration

  I recently spoke on a panel with Sara Urqhart of Alt Summit, Cara Paige of Blogalicious and Laurie White of Mom 2.0 at #WeAllGrow Summmit 2016 called How Collaborations Can Build Your Brand. How cool was it to sit on a panel with…

April 2, 2016
Lifestyle & Career

Conference ready

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Latina Bloggers Connect and WSS Shoes. The opinions and text are all mine. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on conference speaker mode as of late. My 5th one this year will…

March 14, 2016