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About Michelle Nuñez-Mendoza

Michelle is a Marketing Content Specialist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She is a copywriter, content strategist, and marketing professional. In 2015, she founded MNM Marketing & Copywriting, where she focused on providing content solutions for a variety of industries. Prior to launching her business, Michelle held various marketing roles in the insurance, consumer products, and higher education fields.

She is passionate about education and giving back to her community. Michelle has served as an Adjunct Marketing Instructor at the Miami-Dade College, School of Business, and has volunteered with Miami-Dade County Public Schools speaking to high school students about Marketing.

Michelle has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a BA in English from Florida International University. She lives in Miami with her husband and two daughters.

Recent Blog Posts

Milestones in the Pandemic - Starting High School

I remember almost every detail of my first day of high school. What I wore (no uniforms in public school back then), my first period French class and most of the kids in my class. I came from a relatively small private Catholic school, so entering a big public high school was a huge deal. My high school memories were (mostly) amazing, and I look back on those years fondly.

Navigating a New Virtual Learning World

Like many parents around the U.S., this week we embarked on the brave new task of virtual learning with our kids. For many parents who homeschool their children, this may be just another day, but combined with social distancing recommendations, “parenting and living virtually” as I like to call it can present some unexpected challenges. It’s also an opportunity to show our children what’s possible through educational technology and how to reconnect as a family.

Stop Mowing the Lawn

I’m sure you’ve all heard of “helicopter parenting.” This is when we as well-meaning parents hover over our children to step in when they need us. But have you heard of Lawnmower Parenting? Lawnmower Parenting is when parents literally, “mow down” problems for their children, so they don’t have to face them.