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Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

Shayne is a freelance writer and editor with expertise in all things travel, food, wellness and parenting. She’s passionate about showing others love and kindness through food and modeling a well-balanced healthy lifestyle for her children. Experiencing the world and its diversity of cultures through travel is one of her favorite things to do, especially alongside her adventure-loving kids and partner. More of her work can be found on SmarterTravel.com, MamasLatinas.com, CruiseCritic.com, FamilyVacationCritic.com, VivaFifty.com and BabyCenter.com. Her work has also appeared on Huffpost and ABC News.

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10 Daily Habits I’m Teaching My Children

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American Teen Wrongfully Held by CBP and ICE for Nearly a Month

An 18-year-old from Dallas was detained for 26 days despite showing proof that he’s a U.S. citizen. Francisco Erwin Galicia…

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns After Weeks of Public Protests

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned late Wednesday night in the face of the public’s continued demands that he step…

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Expected to Resign Later Today

After nearly two weeks of protests urging Puerto Rico’s governor to step down, Ricardo Rosselló is expected to announce his…

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Announces He Won’t Run For Re-Election, But Still Won’t Resign

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My Shocking DNA Test Results Don’t Make Me Any Less Afro-Latina

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I’ve been obsessed with travel for as long as I can remember. Even before I graduated high school, traveling was…

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