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My name is Lulu and this is the story of my family — my Mom and my Abuelita.


Loving Lulu

I spend a lot of time with my Abuelita while my Mom is at work. As time passes, I started to notice changes happening and that things just don’t seem the same. Join me as I discover the different ways there are to express and communicate love.

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My Abuelita would share stories about her heritage and customs from her homeland, Puerto Rico. From her, I learned how to speak Spanish. Join me on my adventure with my Abuelita!

Purchase Loving Lulu or Lulu Amorosa below and receive a FREE GIFT: a e-Cookbook! A portion of the proceeds of each purchase will be donated to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA).


What Readers Are Saying

“Love, a transformational emotion can take many forms over the course of a relationship we have with someone over time. How we convey this emotion to one another, particularly during times of uncertainty and change can speak volumes even more so than expressing love through words. In an interview expose of the author’s writing, “Loving Lulu” stories, she communicates the importance of sharing kindheartedness through our senses as a means of bringing healing to both the “giver and the receiver” in terms of therapeutic compassion, a principle that can be applied in a multitude of situations. Lulu’s journey with her Abuelita takes me back to the relationship I had with my maternal grandmother when I was a little girl, bringing back the cherished memories made by spending time with her, a love like no other that will never be forgotten.”

—  Elizabeth Prignano


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about the author

Awilda Rivera Prignano was born and raised in The Windy City. Since childhood, she always had a passion for writing and dreamed of one day becoming a published writer.

Her dream came true in 2017 as she was first published in Follow It Thru: Obstacles Equal Opportunities. Since then, Awilda has published in the anthologies The Real Journey of the Empowered MomBoss (February 2018) and Your Shift Matters: Resistance to Resilience (November 2018).

Besides writing, Awilda enjoys traveling and exploring new places. As a life-long learner, she will soon be embarking on an international adventure as she will be living and working in different countries around the world. Awilda engages very easily with everyone she meets and her mission is to inspire through her storytelling, the values of love, kindness and compassion for others.


in memory

Part of the proceeds from the sale of Loving Lulu is donated to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) — an organization committed to advocating for, educating and supporting those affected by Lewy Body Dementia (LBD).