Entries by Luisa Colón


How Can We Prevent Teen Suicide?

Teen suicide makes headlines. Last month, a 10-year-old Ohio girl named Hailey Petee hanged herself after being the target of relentless bullying. If you’re shocked to read about someone so young taking their own life, then you haven’t been keeping up with current events. Last year, a 15-year-old girl named Felicia Garcia jumped in front […]

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Are Electronics Bad For Our Kids?

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 They’re flashy, they’re attention-grabbing, and they’ll even read to your children. They’re kid-friendly electronics, from “laptops” for toddlers to exergames to the e-books on your iPad. But are they good for your kids?


Toys Kids & Moms Will Love for Christmas

The perfect gift doesn’t just bring a smile to your child’s face; it makes mami happy, too. Here are seven toys you can feel good about buying for your kids, whether they’re crawling, drawing, or otherwise creating.  Vtech Move & Crawl Ball ($14.09) Ages 6-12 months KIDS will love that this brightly colored, sturdy sphere comes […]


7 Creative Gifts For Creative Kids

Experts now say what our maternal instincts already knew: that imaginative playis good for our kids. Maybe your little one is a budding artista, or perhaps you just want to give him or her a nurturing nudge in that direction. Here are seven super-innovative gifts for all ages that will get your kids’ creative juices […]


5 Time Saving Tips For Busy Moms

For a busy mami, what could be more useful than tried-and-true time-saving techniques? We’ve used these tricks, and they really do work! Here are five family-friendly ideas that will have your household running smoothly in no time flat. 1. ABC (ALWAYS BE CLEANING) If this sounds like Cinderella on steroids, think again. Do a little […]


5 Steps for Disciplining Your Stepchild

If getting them to like you is your priority when it comes to your stepchildren, then good for you for wanting to foster strong bonds with your extended family. But that doesn’t mean you put aside solid rules and thoughtful discipline. Here are five steps for lovingly maintaining law and order in your blended household. […]


The Real Struggles of America’s Teen Moms

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Their faces are on tabloid magazine covers at your local newsstand, and their exploits make for some of MTV’s highest ratings. They’re the stars of 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, and the media treats them like celebrities. All you have to do is Google their names and you’ll find headlines […]