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15 Signs You Were a Latina Growing Up in the U.S.

Growing up Latina in the United States wasn't a whole different ballgame - but there was a slight change to the rules. From playtime to punishments, here are some ways your childhood differed from your non-Latino amigos:


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WATCH: 3-Year-Old Gives Adorable Argument for Cupcakes for Dinner
WATCH: 3-Year-Old Gives Adorable Argument for Eating Cupcakes for Dinner

As little Mateo would say, "Listen, listen, listen" because this will be one of the cutest videos you'll see all day. We promise.

We couldn't help but laugh when we came across this super funny viral video on YouTube. Mateo, the adorable 3-year-old quoted above (and pictured on the left), gave his mother a compelling argument for having eaten cupcakes for dinner...even after she had told him not to. "Linda, honey, honey," Mateo tells his Mom, Linda Beltran, as he begins to try and explain his actions.


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6 Spanish Words That Are Out to Embarazarte
6 Spanish Words That Are Out to Embarazarte

Uh, that doesn’t mean what you think it means.

If you’re feeling insecure in your English to Spanish translating abilities, you’re not alone. Especially because there are some Spanish words that are trying to fool you. You know, the ones that look similar to English words but don't mean the same things. These are known as "false friends," and they are probably the reason your abuelita has given you some serious side-eye in the past. Here are some Spanish words you may have used incorrectly in the past:


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Men's Valentines Day Gift Guide
The Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Novio

Have you ever taken a trip to the mall for a Valentine's Day gift, and eventually, after looking at tons of gifts that could be good for your novio, you end up walking around in circles, less decisive than before you entered said mall? This V-Day, the Latina editors have done all the legwork for you, finding the gift or gift ideas that every type of guy will appreciate at any price range. Check out the best men's gifts for Valentine's Day 2014, then tweet a pic of what you end up buying your sweetie @latina.


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Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek of the HGTV Dream Home in Lake Tahoe!

This year, the HGTV Dream Home is located in Lake Tahoe, so when GMC asked if we'd like to get an exclusive sneak peek of it and its brand new GMC Yukon Denali during the Denali Dream Drive, I was on board before you could say casa ideal. After weeks of anticipation, I made my way out to beautiful Lake Tahoe, which strattles the border of Nevada and California. Known for its proximitiy to the highest concentration of ski slopes in the U.S.


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10 Ways You Know You're at a Latino Thanksgiving
10 Ways You Know You're at a Latino Thanksgiving

When it comes to celebrating Thanksgiving, we all have our own ideas of a traditional meal. While your non-Latino friends will be celebrating the holiday with a buttered turkey, sweet potato casserole and a classic stuffing, your table will look just a little different.


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