Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Writing corner

Happy New Year!

¡Adiós  2015!  Goodbye 2015!

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Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo, Writing corner

New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

This upcoming year, I will be turning 35. I have no idea where time went but throughout the years, one of the lessons I have learned is to keep the New Year’s resolutions SIMPLE. It’s hard enough knowing that you may have not fulfilled last year’s resolutions as planned. There is no need to beat… Continue reading New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

A day in the life of an AfroLatina, Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Writing corner

BoricuaChicks 5th year anniversary celebration

I am so excited for Afro-Latina Sisters Raquel and Rebecca, founders of BoricuaChicks blog, for the 5th year anniversary celebration of launching their website. These two chicas Rock! They have made a huge impact on the AfroLatina movement in Chicago and across the nation. I was honored to be personally invited to attend the event and… Continue reading BoricuaChicks 5th year anniversary celebration

Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Hair & Beauty, Writing corner

Mielle Organics celebration!

On November 14th, 2015 Mielle Organics celebrated their new brand ambassador Yandy Smith from VH1 Love and Hip-Hop reality tv show. It was an fantastic celebration! Great vibe, hair tutorials by Chicago Hair Stylist Chris Curse, natural hair advise by Erica Douglas, better known as "Sister Scientist", raffles, yummy appetizers and libations! Yandy Smith shared… Continue reading Mielle Organics celebration!

Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo, Writing corner

I am rich

This trip to DR was soul cleansing in more ways than one. Too many to explain and bore the random readers. However, I will share that I came back with an inexplicable inner peace and life perspective that forces me to seek for experiences with those that genuinely appreciate sharing moments with me. Who bring… Continue reading I am rich

2cities 1 mundo, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia, Writing corner

Mission accomplished! /¡Misión cumplida!

Three years ago, I made the commitment to help poor children in  ''Los tres Brazos", one of the most impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic capital city, go back to school with school supplies and backpacks.   For the past 3 summers,  I have collected and shipped donations from my own school community, colleagues at… Continue reading Mission accomplished! /¡Misión cumplida!

Hair & Beauty, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia, Writing corner

It’s been a long time! /Hace tiempo

After a long winter, hair frustrations, successes and product trials gone bad...I can say I made it a year without going back to relaxing my hair! I'm 100% natural and not planning on going back. It's been such an awesome transformation to embrace my natural curls it's hard to put it in words. Although these… Continue reading It’s been a long time! /Hace tiempo