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National Breastfeeding Month: 6 Things You Should Know About Feeding Your Bebé
By Samantha Leal | 08/18/2014 - 15:51

August is National Breastfeeding Month, a campaign funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to bring awareness to the benefits of breastfeeding your baby. Are you doing the right thing by nursing your child — or not?


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My Colors, My World
5 Children’s Books That Celebrate Latino Diversity
By Reyna Cazares | 06/09/2014 - 13:17

Growing up is hard enough. We live in a melting pot that makes most of us, if not everyone, go through identity issues at some point in life.


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10 Things to Do Before Getting Pregnant
10 Things to Do Before Getting Pregnant
By Jill Pankow | 05/09/2014 - 09:37

Pregnancy can be one of the most beautiful periods in a woman’s life, but it can also be daunting—especially for first-time mothers.


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8 Reasons to Be a Working Mom
8 Reasons to Be a Working Mom
By Jill Pankow | 05/07/2014 - 09:26

Latinas are the ladies most likely to be stay-at-home moms—but what about those of us who are hard at work outside the home?


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8 Reasons to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom
By Jill Pankow | 04/30/2014 - 14:15

To Latinas, family is everything, and the love we feel for our familia only intensifies when it comes to the love we have for our children. This should come as no surprise.


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Paula Garces: Best New Mommy Advice
Paula Garces' Best New Mommy Advice!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/20/2014 - 13:09

Happy birthday, Paula Garces! The beautiful Devious Maids (and new mamá) star turns 40 today.


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Can You Guess Where the Happiest Kids Live?
Can You Guess Where the Happiest Kids Live?
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/19/2014 - 10:34

A new infographic called "The Science of Raising Happy Kids," released by


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The Top 10 Hispanic Baby Names of 2013
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/08/2014 - 10:55

Did you have a baby in 2013? What did you name him or her? Was it Mateo or Valentina?


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5 Ways to Help Your Bullied Child
5 Ways to Help Your Bullied Child
By Valerie Tejeda | 11/24/2013 - 11:00

“Heartbroken” sums up how Mexican American mom Jeanie Kastas felt when she discovered that her 10-year-old son, Jonathan, was being taunted at school.

“The kids were calling him names like ‘wetback’ and saying things like ‘go back to your country,’” she says. It devastated her to see her jovial little fifth grader turning into a sad, angry person. “I wanted to fix it,” says Kastas, whose son is not alone, considering that almost 28 percent of Hispanic students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Education.


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TK Signs You're a Latina Mom
10 Signs You're a Latina Mom
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2013 - 15:49

Being a mami is no easy task, but we Latinas have somehow managed to make it through unscathed, and we have several creative methods to thank for that. (That we learned from our moms!). While you might have considered them loca when you were growing up, you've learned that sometimes, they're the best ways. Here are 10 signs you're a Latina mom:

1. Our mom instilled the importance of looking good, and that's not changing anytime soon. We don't do "soccer mom" haircuts. Even if we do drive our kids to futbol. (GOOOAL!)


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