Parenting

Walmart’s Unlimited Lowest Priced Plans Now Include Even More 4G LTE Data

Walmart’s Unlimited Lowest Priced Plans Now Include Even More 4G LTE Data

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year, when home becomes home again. The kids are starting Summer vacation and they are yours to enjoy. All. Day. Long. You know what that means, right? You just can’t get […]

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7 Things All Parents of Children With Autism Need To Hear From You

7 Things All Parents of Children With Autism Need To Hear From You

Maybe it’s because we’ve all said the wrong thing before, that my article last week, 7 Things You Should Never Tell A Parent of A Child With Autism got so many shares and views. While there were plenty of readers who have some type of relationship with Autism, I’m sure there were just as many people who were […]

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7 Things You Should Never Tell A Parent Of A Child With Autism

7 Things You Should Never Tell A Parent Of A Child With Autism

  I am encouraged by the general efforts of our modern society to learn and understand about what it’s like for a child with Autism. We are making strides in the right direction. That’s great! Still, as a parent of three children with Autism, I often find myself surrounded by ignorance. Don’t be offended. That’s […]

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Daughter, You’re The Best Of Me

Daughter, You’re The Best Of Me

I spent my whole life praying for a daughter, a mini-me. That was, until I met you. You’re the very best of me. From the first breath you took, I knew. I’d rather have one you, than a million mini-mes. I say that from my heart. Never try to be anyone else. Being yourself is […]

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Dear Sons, I’m a Hypocrite Because I Love You

Dear Sons, I’m a Hypocrite Because I Love You

You guys think it’s a generation thing, but you don’t have a clue. Whatever it is that ya’ll do now, we did it way before you. I guess that’s why I panic and act like I know it all. My heart still drops and crashes when I think that you might trip and fall. So, I’m […]

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Five Year Old Seeks Police Intervention

Five Year Old Seeks Police Intervention

  Did I tell you that the police have already been to our new place? Yep! It seems that a call was placed from one of our new neighbors. That story truly merits it’s own post, but I’m waiting, semi-hoping I’ll actually figure out who made the call. Still, it’s hard for me to understand […]

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Complicated Lives

10 Things Work At Home Moms & Work Outside the Home Moms Have in Common

10 Things Work At Home Moms & Work Outside the Home Moms Have in Common

When it comes to working moms, there is a continuous banter between work at home moms and work outside the home moms. Sometimes, it’s just hateful, as if we are on opposite sides parenting. Even when we don’t mean to take sides, we often find ourselves on the defensive, warding off insults from them. It’s the divide of […]

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Is Your Blog Scalable? How To Increase Your Blog Income: Three Easy Tips

Is Your Blog Scalable? How To Increase Your Blog Income: Three Easy Tips

  People have been asking about my blog. Friends, fellow bloggers, and even many of my awesome readers (those groups overlap!) have often asked me how I started my blog. The most frequent question I get asked about my blog is how I make money, and how I manage to increase my blog income.  My […]

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Daughter, You’re The Best Of Me

Daughter, You’re The Best Of Me

I spent my whole life praying for a daughter, a mini-me. That was, until I met you. You’re the very best of me. From the first breath you took, I knew. I’d rather have one you, than a million mini-mes. I say that from my heart. Never try to be anyone else. Being yourself is […]

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From Almost Homeless to Walk In Closets: Spring Cleaning In Our New Place

From Almost Homeless to Walk In Closets: Spring Cleaning In Our New Place

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias While everyone was gearing up for their Spring cleaning, I was having crisis. We all have hard times. I usually prefer to write about them in retrospect.  It’s hard to think clearly when one is in […]

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Snapple ® Straight Up™ Tea: Pick Your Sweet Spot

Snapple ® Straight Up™ Tea: Pick Your Sweet Spot

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #teastraightup #CollectiveBias I really thought I’d have a better grasp on my busy schedule by now. It’s March, you know! Organization was one of my biggest goals and focuses for the New Year. I tried to find a […]

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To Support Meeting My Goals This Year, I’m Supporting My Immune System with  Ester-C®

To Support Meeting My Goals This Year, I’m Supporting My Immune System with Ester-C®

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias I’m supporting my immune system this year! Last week I went to a local Taqueria with my husband.  It’s rare when we get to eat […]

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Entertainment

6 Guaranteed Ways To More Happiness:  Big Hero 6 Photo Challenge & Giveaway

6 Guaranteed Ways To More Happiness: Big Hero 6 Photo Challenge & Giveaway

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Disney Studios.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. I know what you’re thinking!  ¿Quién se cree que es? Right? How can I guarantee more happiness? Well, I’ve tested these tips I’m about to share, over and over again. Many of us somos […]

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Clearwater Beach Uncorked: Florida’s Most Anticipated Foodie Event of The Year

Clearwater Beach Uncorked: Florida’s Most Anticipated Foodie Event of The Year

24/7 Modern Mom™ has been invited to the Clearwater Beach Uncorked event at no cost to us, as Press. CLEARWATER BEACH UNCORKED 2015 is the most anticipated foodie event of the year, and we’ll be there, covering the event! We’d love to see you! Justin Timineri is coming, too.  Justin Timineri is the winner of the 2006 […]

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Daughter of Kelsey Grammer, Greer Grammer Named Miss Golden Globe 2015

Daughter of Kelsey Grammer, Greer Grammer Named Miss Golden Globe 2015

GREER GRAMMER NAMED MISS GOLDEN GLOBE 2015 Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and InStyle hosted a press conference and cocktail reception revealing Miss GoldenGlobe 2015 Greer Grammer, daughter of Golden Globe® Award winner Kelsey Grammer and Barrie Buckner, in celebration of the upcoming 72ndAnnual Golden Globe Awards. Chosen by the HFPA, Miss […]

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Veggie Tales in the House Kids Holiday Fun Hotline & Free Printables: Now Your Kids Can Hear Bob & Larry Tips, Jokes, Songs, Jokes, & Even Bible Verses

Veggie Tales in the House Kids Holiday Fun Hotline & Free Printables: Now Your Kids Can Hear Bob & Larry Tips, Jokes, Songs, Jokes, & Even Bible Verses

A Veggie Tales Holiday Hotline for Kids? Yes! Now your kids can hear Larry and Bob tell jokes, sing songs, share tips, and even recite Bible verses! They’re going to love it.  Call 844-2-VEGGIES (83-4443).  Are your kids extra super love love love Veggie Tales in the House fans? Then check out these awesome printables, including […]

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Celebrity Cancer Survivor Melissa Etheridge Wants Pot Legalized: Interview With Larry King

Celebrity Cancer Survivor Melissa Etheridge Wants Pot Legalized: Interview With Larry King

In her interview with Larry King, Melissa Etheridge says legalizing marijuana will be good for us… What do you think? I’ve known too many Cancer patients in my life and it has certainly affected my own opinions on medicinal use. Melissa and Larry discussed a lot of hot topics during their interview, such as: “Panic” […]

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@SyncLadies: All-Female Tap Crew Performs LIVE Tonight on FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance”

@SyncLadies: All-Female Tap Crew Performs LIVE Tonight on FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance”

The Syncopated Ladies, a.k.a Sync Ladies, the only all-female tap crew to compete and perform live on a national TV competition show. Featuring founder and lead choreographer Chloe Arnold, her sister Maud Arnold, and fellow tap dancers Sarah Reich, Anissa Lee,  Pamela Yasutake and Melissa Tannus   Watch their winning performance from the show’s season premiere: Tribute to Rihanna’s “Where Have You Been” Tune in […]

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Food

Spice Up Your Cracker With This Mango Pico de Gallo Recipe: RITZ® Snackify Challenge Instagram Contest

Spice Up Your Cracker With This Mango Pico de Gallo Recipe: RITZ® Snackify Challenge Instagram Contest

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PutItOnARitz #CollectiveBias I have another secret to share. I hate electric stoves. Our new place has a gas stove! Unfortunately, most of the rooms are stilll a mess with boxes of important things that all need to be […]

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Snapple ® Straight Up™ Tea: Pick Your Sweet Spot

Snapple ® Straight Up™ Tea: Pick Your Sweet Spot

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #teastraightup #CollectiveBias I really thought I’d have a better grasp on my busy schedule by now. It’s March, you know! Organization was one of my biggest goals and focuses for the New Year. I tried to find a […]

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3-In-1 Avocado Recipe For Those Fridays Leading Up To Easter: Salsa, Dip, & Dressing

3-In-1 Avocado Recipe For Those Fridays Leading Up To Easter: Salsa, Dip, & Dressing

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias In my family, “almost Easter” is a whole complicated thing.  We don’t eat carne (meat) on Fridays, but the little kids can.  Fish or chicken is fine for Pedro and the the triplets, but I try […]

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5 Ingredient Cream Cheese & Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

5 Ingredient Cream Cheese & Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

With all the Recipes I share, you probably doubt that I have a really hard time figuring out what to cook for dinner.  But, I do!  It wasn’t me who came up with the idea to make these Cream Cheese Filled & Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts. I make every effort to organize my week […]

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Where Do They Get Those Creative Recipe Ideas? Blogger Tips, Tricks, & Secrets Revealed

Where Do They Get Those Creative Recipe Ideas? Blogger Tips, Tricks, & Secrets Revealed

***Recipe ideas and links below include sponsored content.*** People are always asking… Where did you get that idea? How did you come up with that? They tell me I’m creative! I suppose, I can be.  The truth is, the people who applaud my great food are usually giving me too much credit!  I too, struggle […]

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Big Game Day Party Ideas: Plus SNICKERS® Parfait & DIY Life Savers® Lollipop Recipes

Big Game Day Party Ideas: Plus SNICKERS® Parfait & DIY Life Savers® Lollipop Recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias – Big Game Day Party Ideas: Plus SNICKERS® Parfait & DIY Life Savers® Lollipop Recipes Are you ready for the Big Game? We never have a shortage of people in my house!  It’s gotten to the point that […]

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Alicia*s Blog

From Almost Homeless to Walk In Closets: Spring Cleaning In Our New Place

From Almost Homeless to Walk In Closets: Spring Cleaning In Our New Place

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias While everyone was gearing up for their Spring cleaning, I was having crisis. We all have hard times. I usually prefer to write about them in retrospect.  It’s hard to think clearly when one is in […]

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I Might Not Be A Real Super Hero, But I’m Pedro’s Hero: En Español w/ English Translation *Tearjerker*

I Might Not Be A Real Super Hero, But I’m Pedro’s Hero: En Español w/ English Translation *Tearjerker*

When asked to write about his hero, Pedro chose me; mom! Like most moms, there are days where I can’t get a grasp on all the #momfails I manage in a 24-hour period.  Despite my best intentions, everything goes wrong, no one gets enough attention, and I’m left feeling like I wish I could get a do-over […]

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Our Day Trip To San Francisco: A Photo Journal – Bridges, Treasure Island, Battery Mendel

Our Day Trip To San Francisco: A Photo Journal – Bridges, Treasure Island, Battery Mendel

Exploring the Bay Area, and especially San Francisco, is one of my favorite things to do. There are so many places of interest, including tourist attractions, treasures known only by the locals, and historical landmarks.  A day trip doesn’t have to cost money. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the day, for people with […]

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Querida Latina, I Judged You For Not Speaking Spanish. I’m Sorry.

Querida Latina, I Judged You For Not Speaking Spanish. I’m Sorry.

I spent most of my life with nonexistent ties and a fictitious understanding of the Hispanic culture I love so much.  I had an undefined and peculiar cultural influence, considering my roots.  I grew up as a Puerto Rican & Italian girl most often not-so-endearingly referred to as, the white girl. My mother relocated several times […]

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Things From My Childhood My Own Children Will Never Experience The Way I Did, Because Change Is The Only Constant

Things From My Childhood My Own Children Will Never Experience The Way I Did, Because Change Is The Only Constant

I have.  I’ve enjoyed my experiences.  I enjoyed my childhood.  I enjoyed becoming an adult, a woman, and a mother.  I enjoy my memories.  I enjoy them so much, I’m heartbroken about the things my own children will never experience.  Those experiences are fading away for everyone, in our new world of advanced technology and […]

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We Had A No Birthday Party Celebration: I’m Still A Good Mom

We Had A No Birthday Party Celebration: I’m Still A Good Mom

I’ve been thinking about the triplet’s 5th birthday,  pretty much since they were born.  For whatever reason, I had decided that five-years-old is the magic birthday.  I was sure it was the age they’d first really understand the significance of having a birthday, especially a party, with all the extras! The birthday party I imagined was […]

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Tech

Walmart’s Unlimited Lowest Priced Plans Now Include Even More 4G LTE Data

Walmart’s Unlimited Lowest Priced Plans Now Include Even More 4G LTE Data

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year, when home becomes home again. The kids are starting Summer vacation and they are yours to enjoy. All. Day. Long. You know what that means, right? You just can’t get […]

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5 Tips To Better Blogging with Intel® Technology

5 Tips To Better Blogging with Intel® Technology

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Intel via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Intel. Whether you blog for fun, business, or both, you’ve probably discovered that it’s much harder than you thought. Despite the serious learning curve, you keep going. Of course! […]

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Build Your Business To The Next Level With Walmart Best Plans

Build Your Business To The Next Level With Walmart Best Plans

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias Build Your Business To The Next Level With Walmart Best Plans Don’t underestimate yourself because life doesn’t give us opportunities based on how ready we are to take them.  Sometimes, ready or not, we just have to […]

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The Holidays Are Calling: Lowest Priced Unlimited Plans For Talk, Text, & Web

The Holidays Are Calling: Lowest Priced Unlimited Plans For Talk, Text, & Web

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaysAreCalling #CollectiveBias What do you love most about the Holidays? My most beloved moments are those shared with friends and family.  During the Holidays, I’m painfully aware of the distance between my own little (big) family, and our […]

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Creative Gifts For Indoor Fun All Winter Long: Wireless & Waterproof Speaker Giveaway

Creative Gifts For Indoor Fun All Winter Long: Wireless & Waterproof Speaker Giveaway

This post has been sponsored in partnership with Creative Technology.  The review and giveaway product were provided to me.  All opinions are my own. #HolidayGiftGuide Get Creative About Gifting Some days, it seems like I never stop working! One might think that there’s a lot of money that comes with that.  In my big family, […]

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Available 11/9 HP’s Sprout Lets You Create In 3D: Computer Platform Redefines The User Experience

Available 11/9 HP’s Sprout Lets You Create In 3D: Computer Platform Redefines The User Experience

What is Sprout by HP? “We are on the cusp of a transformative era in computing and printing,” said Dion Weisler, Executive Vice President, Printing & Personal Systems.     Seeing is believing! I know some of you are going to want to know all the details, including specs and especially price.  As important as that […]

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