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Mother’s Day For Those Who Hate Their Moms

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Mother's Day is not a happy event for all. Especially not for those who hate their own moms.  Los Angeles native and screenwriter Nicole Gonzalez McIntosh was eight years old when her mother first threw her…
Soldaderas: The Women of the Mexican Revolution

Soldaderas: The Women of the Mexican Revolution

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 November 20 is the day we celebrate the Mexican Revolution, that long war (1910-1920) that ended the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz and began a new age for Mexico. Every year it seems we only celebrate the heroes:…

10 Hispanic Wedding Traditions that We Should Never Lose

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UPDATED June 17th 2017 Young people want to fit in—it’s just how they’re hardwired. They quickly adopt the mainstream lifestyle, often at the cost of their cultural traditions. In a world that applauds conformity, embracing their Hispanic…

Celebrating Women’s History Month All Year Long

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Women’s History Month is a time for us to honor all of the women who came before us and paved the way for the freedom and autonomy we enjoy today. But it’s also a time to consider and praise those women who really are doing it all—single…

How to be Like Frida Kahlo in Every Aspect of Your Life

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She died almost 70 years ago but today Frida Kahlo is still one of the most recognized (if not the most recognized) women/Latinas/artists in the world. She packed more into her short life than most people could in two or three lifetimes; simultaneously…

11 Reasons to Stop Chewing Gum

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As a rule, chewing gum is considered a bad habit but it's also incredibly common. It's also an incredibly ancient habit, dating back to the Mayans. There's something so soothing about the act of chewing — dogs love it, teething babies love…

13 Latina Women Who Crush the Girl Boss Game

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You already know Latina women are a force to be reckoned with but they may be closer to taking over the world than you realize. Last year CNN Money reported that the rate of women-owned small businesses is growing four times faster than that…

Christmas Recipes with Latino Sabor

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Every culture has foods that are uniquely their own—even (and especially!) when it comes to Christmas recipes. Just the smell of some foods cooking is enough to evoke thoughts of our childhood and our abuela’s kitchen. For most families,…

Fact Files: 15 Things Every Latina Mom Needs to Know About Epilepsy

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The words epileptic seizure can be scary, because as a parent, nothing is more terrifying than when your child gets sick. Even though we may complain about the 3am feedings or the temper tantrums or the endless amounts of crap we have to clean…