Modern Mami: The Baby Registry Black Hole
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/30/2013 - 14:02

I began my baby registry and had to put it away after the first fifteen minutes because I was so overwhelmed. The opposite happened the next time I logged on to start my registry—I was sucked into this black hole of baby gear and it took me 7 hours to find my way out! 

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15 Latina Mamis Share Secrets on Their Post-Baby Body
By Latina Staff | 05/28/2013 - 09:33

Former Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi went from meatball to WOW after losing a whopping 42 pounds since giving birth to son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle with fiance Jonni LaValle last August. But she's become even more fit now, revealing an even toner body recently.

She’s not the only Latina who’s had a tremendous post-baby body turnaround. We’re counting down Snooki and the other 14 Latina mamis who have shared their fitness and weight loss secrets to get those amazing post-pregnancy figures.

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The 10 Most Dangerous Foods For Babies
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/26/2013 - 10:00

We know that when it comes to your little ones, safety always comes first. Lately we’ve lately been hearing the question of “what foods are dangerous for my baby?” from you newer mamis out there. As your precious bundle grows up, there are some foods that you should definitely be VERY careful about feeding. In fact, these are the 10 most dangerous foods for babies that you should be avoiding right now. Be careful, chicas! 

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Modern Mami: My Pregnancy Survival Kit!
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/23/2013 - 12:59

Ever wondered what you would absolutely have to have in order to survive if you were stranded on a deserted island? That’s how I sometimes feel now that I’m pregnant.

Here are the five items in my pregnancy survival kit!

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Autism Speaks Targets Black & Latino Families in New Ad
Autism Speaks Targets Black & Latino Families in New Campaign
By Samantha Leal | 05/22/2013 - 10:41

A recent CDC study pointed out that the largest increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism is Hispanic and African-American children. So it's no surprise that Autism Speaks, the autism advocacy organization, is working to educate Hispanic and Latino families about autism -- starting with a series of ads aimed at them. 

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Modern Mami: The Baby Name Game
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/17/2013 - 13:23

I thought naming Baby Bean was going to be the fun part. I’ve had the perfect baby names up my sleeve even before I knew I wanted babies. When it was time to put them on the table, I came up empty.

The pressure of a name!

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The 20 Greatest Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Moms
By Amaris Castillo | 05/12/2013 - 09:03

Someone did say mothers know best. In honor of this upcoming Mother’s Day, we took to our Facebook page to ask readers about the greatest lessons taught to them by their Mamis.

We were touched to receive a flood of comments filled with everything from tenderly sweet words to harsher stand-straight-and-face-this-God-forsaken-world kind of advice.

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The Most Popular Baby Names List Released!
The Most Popular Baby Names List Released!
By Samantha Leal | 05/10/2013 - 09:45

The Social Security Administration releases the top baby names given to children born every year, and this year's list is out! In 2012, the top baby names were Sophia and Jacob. Not particularly surprising, as Sophia has been the most popular name for girls for the past two years, while Jacob has reigned supreme since 1999. No kidding.

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Modern Mami: I'm Having A Bummy Day (And Other Pregnancy Woes)
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/10/2013 - 08:58

Is it okay that I have a bummy day? Is it okay that I admit my back hurts, I really miss eating sushi, and I don’t like that my dimples have moved from my face to my butt? Is it okay that the next person to tell me that I look like I’m about to ‘pop’ should watch out because I might have to ‘pop’ them in the face? Is it okay that when my husband tells me I look beautiful, I cry and tell him he’s lying?

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5 Reasons J.Lo’s a Kick-Ass Mom
By Amaris Castillo | 05/09/2013 - 12:42

There’s no doubt that Jennifer Lopez places her twins (aka “coconuts”) Max and Emme above all else in her life. The Boricua superstar has gushed many times about her 5-year-old babies, describing them as “the most important part of my life.”

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