Jul 05, 2015


A Daughter’s Love Note and Self-Portrait Gift


This morning, our 17-year old daughter sent me the following text: "I want you and Pops to go to my room and look at my painting. There is a card … [Continue reading...]

Talking About God with My Children


The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth. Thich Nhat Hanh Among the most important photographs … [Continue reading...]

Moms Fighting for More than One Breath of Fresh Air

clean air, families, activism

Around the age of two, my daughter developed asthma, resulting in numerous trips to the emergency room. I remember the long nights in the emergency … [Continue reading...]

Raising My Son to Be “Un Caballero” (A Gentleman)

Gentleman 2

"It's a boy...!" the doctor announced enthusiastically, while looking at the sonogram screen. I felt like crying. I was immediately overwhelmed … [Continue reading...]

Mi Mami: An Immigrant Entrepreneur in New York City

abuela dominicana, women entrepreneurs, women businessowners

Mami is 66 years old.  She gets up at 5AM to get ready for a long day of work at her small coffee shop in Manhattan.  She calls it el negocito (the … [Continue reading...]

Sleepless in the Suburbs, Chasing Dreams

Beautifil lady is surfing the internet late

My head is pounding with a headache.  Last night, again, I went to sleep at 2AM, working on a project while watching House Hunters episodes on the … [Continue reading...]

“And the Top Latin@ Blogger LATISM Award Goes To: Angélica Pérez”

Angelica at Latism

Last night was magical. There I was, sitting among a group of beloved and supportive amigas blogueras at the LATISM11 Gala Award event in Chicago, … [Continue reading...]

Arianna Huffington & The Infectious Empowerment of Story Telling

Huffington Post & New Latina Founders

Arianna Huffington and Angelica Perez-Litwin, at the NCLR Conference Today, Arianna Huffington, the president and editor-in-chief of the AOL … [Continue reading...]

New Latina on iVillage Turbo Talk Show

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iVillage premiered it's new Turbo Talk show this week! Watch this 5-minute episode, hosted by Kelly Wallace, iVillage Chief Correspondent, with … [Continue reading...]

Happy Birthday to My 5-Year Old Girl!

A and Mami

Five years ago, I gave birth to this amazingly wonderful and beautiful child.  Her relentless spirit, her bigger-than-life smile, and her love for … [Continue reading...]

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