Katrina Fraga-Torres

Katrina Fraga-Torres
Katrina is a mom of 2 and aunt to 3! A few years ago she left her teaching career to raise her kids and nephews full time. Since then she has become a Talent Acquisition Manager. Working from home with kids is always an adventure! Katrina uses writing as an outlet to reach other moms. She has her own blog and podcast @momof2withoutaclue
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Mother’s Day: Celebrating All Versions of Motherhood

Mother's Day was made official in 1914 when Woodrow Wilson signed a measure establishing the 2nd Sunday in May as Mother's Day. This was all because of a woman named Anna Jarvis. After Anna's...
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Patience: The Art of Learning to Wait

Patience (noun): the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.  It is said that "Patience is a virtue." But I have realized that it is very hard to...
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New Year: Creating Family Traditions

The new year can be filled with so many emotions. There is a feeling of excitement for what is to come. There may be feelings of grief for chapters that have closed. The anticipation...
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Noche Buena: A Celebration of Family, Faith & Tradition

Noche Buena is my favorite night of the year. I have a BIG Cuban family and getting everyone together the night before Christmas is always eventful.  Traditions Noche Buena is celebrated on December 24th. Every family...
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Grieving the Stages of YOU

One thing I have been working on lately is letting go of old versions of myself. We sometimes have this idea of who we are and when life happens and changes this idea, how...
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Dance: It’s for Boys, Too

When my son was 3, I put him in soccer. He hated it. When he was 6, I tried again. Guess what? He still hated it. He was always artistic. Always loved to sing...
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Starting A New Chapter

I have been quiet on here for a couple of months. I remember sitting at my computer, trying to write and meet my deadline, and thinking, "I can't do this." Nothing was coming from...
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World Breastfeeding Week: Empowering New Moms

**PSA: This blog post is in no way written to shame any mother who chose not to or was unable to breastfeed. We are a team and, as mothers, we will lift each other...
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Surviving Summer: A Mother’s Guide

Summer is here ladies! We have the thrill of no more school mixed with the anxiety of NO.MORE.SCHOOL! I am here to give you some tips on surviving summer. I work from home and...
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Local Hidden Gems: Royd’s and Baked and Churned

Royd's South Florida is full of amazing local hidden gems and Royd's is one of my favorites! I remember walking in for the first time and thinking, "Why don't more people know about this place?" How...