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Monica Olivera

Monica Olivera

Monica Olivera is an author, freelance education writer and homeschooling mom. Her site,, helps Hispanic parents get more involved in their children's education by providing resources, tips and opportunities. She has written several education books, including "The Latino Family's Guide to Homeschooling" and "Preschool at Home: A Guide for Caregivers," both of which help parents navigate the world of educating their children at home. Find Monica on IG @mommymaestra, the MommyMaestra Facebook page, or its Facebook group Hispanic & Bilingual Homeschoolers.

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