Tips For Talking To Kids About Tragedy
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/25/2012 - 18:00

By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.

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El Tiante Cigars
Top 10 Gifts for Father’s Day
By Samantha Leal | 06/04/2012 - 12:47

Buying presents for your padre is tough. We make it a bit easier with this handy guide. (Father's Day is June 17!)

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Mother Daughter Love
Querida Mamá: A Letter to Mom on Mother’s Day
By E. B. Román | 05/10/2012 - 13:42


Querida Mamá,

On this Mother's Day, in 2012, I can't help but think of the time when I was seven years old, standing in the cold basement of our Lincoln, Nebraska home, staring at the picture of a little girl on the cover of a sewing pattern. The girl was wearing corduroy overalls with a big pocket on the front.

"I hope you are going to make me that," I said.  

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Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100
By Samantha Leal | 05/02/2012 - 15:11

It’s coming up – fast! Do you know what you’re getting your mami for mother’s day? No matter if your mom is a fashionista or a foodie, we’ve got something she’s sure to love.

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Jessica Alba arrives in Tokyo, Japan with daughters Haven and Honor Garner
Must-Read Tips for Traveling with Kids
By Grace Bastidas | 04/19/2012 - 16:44

Jessica Alba is in Toyko, Japan this week with her entire brood: hubby Cash Warren and daughters Honor and Haven. And although she makes traveling with a three-year-old and an eight-month-old baby seem like a breeze, we know it’s not always easy. You have to consider how to deal with layovers and jetlag, how to keep them entertained, how to get picky eaters to try new foods and a slew of other concerns.

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POLL: Which Is the Most Eccentric Latino Celeb Baby Name?
POLL: Which Latino Celeb Baby Name is the Most Eccentric?
By Amaris Castillo | 01/09/2012 - 10:30

Cyberspace buzzed this past weekend after hip-hop’s royalty couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed their daughter Blue Ivy Carter to the world. The baby’s unique name got us thinking about our own celebrities who have also pegged their little ones with eccentric titles.

We compiled a list of some Latino celeb baby names that have drawn the most attention and want you to tell us – which do you think is the most eccentric?

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Timeless Traditions, Modern Twist
Timeless Traditions, Modern Twist
By Latina Promotions | 12/22/2011 - 09:57

Some of what we love about the holiday is truly timeless – the gathering of family, the wonder on children’s faces, the beauty of church bells calling all to La Misa Del Gallo on Christmas Eve. Why not capture that magic all season long, merging your family’s best customs with fun new traditions?



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What’s Cooking?
By Latina Promotions | 12/14/2011 - 16:09

A Latino house at the holidays is a pleasure to behold, and a treasure to embrace! Just one whiff of the scents from the kitchen can often transport us back to Grandma’s kitchen, full of laughter and warmth as aunts and cousins gathered to excitedly turn out the annual holiday feast. Cooking is as much about emotional nourishment as about sustenance—so here are new ways to celebrate a time-honored heritage:


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Holiday Decorating with Photos
Holiday Decorating with Photos
By Latina Promotions | 12/08/2011 - 09:00

As Latinos, we celebrate family with our special brand of gusto. Holidays are not-to-be-missed events that bring everyone to the table, and photos are a way to make family and friends feel instantly welcome. And today’s quality photo printers give you so many options.  Imagine…you can instantly print pictures, then use new and inventive ways to make these beautiful shots a part of your holiday décor. Check out these ideas:

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Baby Name Draft
The Top 20 Latino Baby Names of 2011!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/06/2011 - 16:32

Don’t you just love baby names? The possibilities are endless, really. 

Which is why we were really excited when the “Top 100 Hispanic Names of 2011” list was released recently. Organized by BabyCenter, the lengthy list by the pregnancy and parenting website is based on more than 60,000 names of babies born this year from mamis who registered with the Spanish language version of BabyCenter, BabyCenter en Español.

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