NOT MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER: On mothering and changing my legacy

*The following essay was originally published on MUTHA Magazine* I haven’t always had the best relationship with my mother. There were times when I felt like I hated her; despised her even. There were times when I needed her and she wasn’t there. Times when I wanted her to fight for my sister and me, but instead she chose herself. My father says that we … Continue reading NOT MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER: On mothering and changing my legacy

Giving Back: It’s good for the soul

If you want to touch the past, touch a rock.  If you want to touch the present, touch a flower.  If you want to touch the future, touch a life. — Unknown On Tuesday, after 3 months of compiling and editing the work of Christ the King’s 4th grade class, I went back to the school and presented the students with their very first book of … Continue reading Giving Back: It’s good for the soul

Power of the F.I.E.R.C.E Woman Workshop

Want to learn how to shift your thinking from a “I can’t do this” mindset into a “I must do this” mindset? Want to learn how to stay in track with your goals to achieve ultimate success? Want to learn how to balance your home, family and work life and make your dreams come true in the process? Then this is the workshop for you. … Continue reading Power of the F.I.E.R.C.E Woman Workshop

The Power of the F.I.E.R.C.E Woman Brunch unites F.I.E.R.C.E Women Everywhere

This past Sunday, April 13, 2014 I held the first Power of the F.I.E.R.C.E Woman Brunch at Katarina’s Bar & Grill in Kew Gardens. From the moment I woke up that morning I knew that the day would be full of beautiful moments and energy. Mother nature, in all her F.I.E.R.C.E-ness cooperated. The weather was perfect. The sun was radiating, a reminder that when we … Continue reading The Power of the F.I.E.R.C.E Woman Brunch unites F.I.E.R.C.E Women Everywhere

Letters To My Daughter Is An International Latino Book Awards Finalist

In January of this year I self published my second book, through my own publishing house, CreativeInk Publishing. When I wrote Letters to My Daughter I knew that it was going to be a book worth recognizing because I put my heart into writing that book. As a virtually new mother (my daughter is 19 months old), I wanted to leave her legacy that she … Continue reading Letters To My Daughter Is An International Latino Book Awards Finalist

For Immediate Release: Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin & Wendy Angulo Productions Announce Management Partnership

Press-Release For Immediate Release Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin and Wendy Angulo Productions announce Management Partnership January 31, 2014 New York, NY – Brooklyn born author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin and Wendy Angulo, CEO of Wendy Angulo Productions announced today that they have brought their creative talents together and formed a management partnership. Wendy Angulo Productions will be the exclusive manager of Nancy Arroyo Ruffin in all … Continue reading For Immediate Release: Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin & Wendy Angulo Productions Announce Management Partnership