Oct 25, 2014

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How To Tell If The Man In Your Life Is Depressed

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Photo by Tiago Ribeiro Real men get real depression. If you’ve been with your hombre for a while, chances are you know him well:  his favorite sports team; how he likes his steak; and what makes him smile. But can you tell if he’s depressed? Although both men and women suffer from depression, men are […]

How To: Make a Fresh Fruit Salad Dressing!

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Does your everyday salad need a boost? Dress it up with the flavors of summer.   Sweet Peaches, Strawberries and Blueberries are at their seasonal peak and our main ingredient in today’s recipe.  Qué rico! A fresh fruit dressing adds color, life and dimension to any salad.   Fresh fruit provides a healthy boost with a sweet touch to contrast your savory salad ingredients. A 5 […]

Arianna Huffington & The Infectious Empowerment of Story Telling

Huffington Post & New Latina Founders

Arianna Huffington and Angelica Perez-Litwin, at the NCLR Conference Today, Arianna Huffington, the president and editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group, delivered the keynote address at the Latinas Brunch of the 2011 NCLR (National Council of La Raza) Conference.  Amidst a room filled with over 1,800 Latinos of all ages, nationalities and professional background, this […]

Un Chancletaso, Time Out or Self-Reflection?

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If you grew up in a Latino home, you know very well the power of the chancleta (slipper).  And for those who don’t, let’s just say that a plain old pair of slippers can command significant fear from rambunctious children, as they run away from stressed-out parents threatening to use it to discipline bad behavior. The […]

Start Your Day with Oats!

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To tackle a busy week a healthy breakfast is a must.  But who has the extra time, energy or the will to step into the kitchen on a rushed morning.  Well I say let the fridge do the work.  Yup, let the big guy pull his weight in prepping tomorrow’s breakfast. Overnight oats provide you […]

Reach Your Weight Loss Goal with this Free Calorie Counter iPhone App

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OK, so you’ve tried everything to lose those sticky pounds:  bypassing the elevator and going up 5 flights of stairs; attending boring meetings at Weight Watchers; and using your baby as a curl bar.  You’ve even tried your mom’s secret recipe drink, full of strange roots and a funny smell.  Pero no nada.  The scale […]

Spotlight on Alicia Morga, Founder & CEO, Refleta

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Current job/professional title: Founder and CEO, Refleta (www.refleta.com) City you live in: San Francisco Recent/past professional/social achievements: I was recently named a 2011 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 1. Country of origin or family heritage?  Age you arrived to the U.S. if you were born outside of the U.S.  My family is […]

Homeschooling Your Kids Bilingual!

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What do you do when the schools in your community fail to meet your academic expectations?  Well, there’s private schools, of course, although they’re costly and vary in their academic rigor.  You can move to a “better” school district and pray that the schools are, indeed, better.  Some parents go as far as borrowing addresses […]

Bring Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez to the BlogHer 2011 Conference!

Generación Y, Yoani Sanchez

Being LatinaSmart is about expressing yourself and being couragous.  Today, we’re spreading the word on a smart Latina who’s using the blogosphere and social media to express herself and her fellow Cubans.  I hope her story will inspire you to use your blog to bring Yoani to the BlogHer 2011 conference, this summer. Here’s the […]

A Is For Admission: An Insider’s Guide to Getting Into Ivy League & Other Top Colleges

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Book Pages is our weekend book series where we share pages from books we love, and let you decide if you want more. Today’s featured books is “A Is For Admissions” by Michele A. Hernandez, EdD, the former assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth College. If you want your child to be a competitive applicant […]

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