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The Swan That Extreme Show and the Essence of Me

The Swan And The Essence of Nely Galán

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At some point in our lives, we are all tested. We find ourselves at a crossroad where we must face a challenge, or series of challenges that force us to stand back and reassess the landscape of our reality. Such a crossroad in life could be…
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Illustrating Go the F**k To Sleep

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Once upon a time parents simply swallowed their discontent when it came to whiny kids who didn’t want to go to sleep. We lived in a land where, on any given night, mom and dad displayed more patience than Gandhi; never a single bleepable…
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Healthy, Summer BBQs Your Family Will Love

It’s summertime and the cooking is easy! This is the time of year when our diets are meant to be light. Mother Nature blesses us with lots of sunshine, greens galore, and an abundance of fruit. So why is it that we bog ourselves down with…
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Daisy Fuentes: A Supermodel Turns Supermogul

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She burst onto the screen as MTV’s first Latina VJ, continued to break barriers as Revlon’s first Latina spokesmodel, and solidified her name by becoming one of the first celebrities to brand herself. Daisy Fuentes has always been a leader,…
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Q&A: Award-Winning Author Esmeralda Santiago

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Esmeralda Santiago, author of best-selling memoir When I was Puerto Rican, and numerous other titles (Almost A Woman and The Turkish Lover) has a new, historical novel hitting bookstores this week. Conquistadora (Alfred A. Knopf), an epic…
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A Super Woman's Worth: Alexis Tirado

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This is the first in a series of stories on Daughters We Love. If you would like to nominate a daughter you love to be featured on Mamiverse, tell us about her. Alicia Keys sought to hire a special someone with spunk, who was also smooth…
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A Guide for Single Moms Raising Boys

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I'm a single mom to a ten-year-old boy. My son’s father is one of those “fun” dads that kids see mostly on the weekends- you know, the kind who is really great at playing video games and teaching the kid to beat-box, but not so great…