Rosalynda Segovia Thorn is an advocate for women and children’s rights, and was recently named a Shot@Life Champion by the United Nations Foundation. Married for 20+ years, she's the mother of two. A freelance writer/photographer, she can be found blogging at www.MixedBlessingsBlog.com, where she talks about growing up biracial & raising her multicultural family. Follow her on Twitter at @MommyPowers.
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November 10, 2015
Working moms are never off the clock. Our working days are bookended by packing kids’ lunches in the morning and reading bedtime stories at night. We put in a lot more than a full day’s work and every dollar we work for is hard earned. This is even more true for military families like mine. We know that every moment and penny counts and we gladly accept all the help we can get. When my husband was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force for ten years money was tight. He was serving his country while making pennies and I was a stay-at-home mom. When we had our son we qualified for WIC and still managed...
September 23, 2013
Like most of you out there, I'm a very busy mom. Not only am I a blogger, but I'm also a freelance writer, and photographer for our local newspaper. Throw in all the normal "Mommy" and "Wife" duties, and my plate is full. The last thing I want to be worrying about is my children's nutrition. Rosalynda Segovia Thorn's son. I try to feed my children healthy, nutritious meals at home. (No, I'm not always successful, sometimes I cave in and we eat something we shouldn't.) When it comes to school lunch, I usually pack my child's lunch 99% of the time. It's just easier that way, I know exactly what...