Sep 23, 2014

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Who Inspires Me? Sonia Sotomayor’s Mother, Celina Sotomayor

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Celina Sotomayor Watch Angélica Pérez-Litwin, publisher of New Latina, Jennifer Pons, Lauren Hand and Kelly Wallace on the iVillage Turbo Talk, speaking candidly about the women who inspire them (Hint — one is related to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor!); how they find that elusive balance so many of us are constantly seeking and whether a […]

Spotlight on Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

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Current job/professional title: Multi-media Lifestyle Expert/Editor/Blog Creator Company’s name: Mi Blogazine, Inc. Country of origin or family heritage? I was born the second of five children (as the oldest daughter) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. College studies brought me to Boston, MA, and the rest is history. Even though I have spent my adult years […]

Lango: A Language Immersion Summer Camp for Your Kids!

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What is Lango? Lango offers dynamic and engaging Spanish, French and Mandarin classes and summer camps to kids across the U.S. Our classes teach children a new language in an immersion-based setting using songs, stories, games, dance — even yoga to engage children in their new language. At Lango your child will: Learn a foreign language Make developmental strides […]

How to Build a Bilingual Home

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Contributing Author: Amanda Morgan This article was previously published. I remember my first summer working at a migrant school and watching in amazement as a tiny three year-old girl sat between two friends, cheerfully carrying on one conversation in perfect English, and another in perfect Spanish, her shiny dark ponytail flipping as she turned her […]

Follow Your Dreams and Make a Living Out of It!

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America is known as the land of the free, the place to achieve the American dream. It is the place we are led to believe we can reach out and touch the sky. But in reality how many people do we know that are actually doing exactly what they love and not just trying to […]

Can’t Afford To Go On Vacation? Tips On Traveling On A Budget!

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Contributing Author: Traveling Latina If you are like me during the winter months, you get that itching feeling to travel but you start looking at airfare and it discourages you since the airlines have been hiking up their rates the last couple of months due to the increase of petroleum. So […]

Three Generations of Women & My Best Friend

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Clockwise from top left:  Sister, Paternal Abuela, Daughter, Mother, Best Friend, Sister. Contributing author:  Lisa Renata When I think of Latina women that have inspired me throughout my life, I don’t think of women like Frida Kahlo, Isabel Allende or Salma Hayek.  (Not that they aren’t women to admire and learn from.)  No.  Instead, I […]

How to Use Aromatherapy to Relieve Stress

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Ever wonder what’s all the buzz about aromatherapy?  And, can smell and scents really affect our mood and relieve stress?  We checked out Aromaweb.com and Livestrong.com to learn more about aromatherapy, essential oils and the use of aromatherapy products for specific uses. What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils, including essential oils, […]

Amazing Beauty Tips Every Latina Should Know!

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Contributing Author: Luis Casco I started my career as a makeup artist almost 20 years ago.   At that time, I was one of the few Latinos in the Fashion industry and rarely did I work with a model or celebrity of Hispanic heritage.  What a contrast to now when Latinas are virtually everywhere and starting […]

Abre La Boca: What to Ask Your Doctors!

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & the Ad Council launched a new Spanish-language public service campaign called “Conoce las Preguntas” in May. This new multimedia effort is designed to encourage Latinos to become more involved in their health care by talking with their doctors about medical concerns. HHS research shows that Hispanics […]

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