Jul 29, 2015


Missing Mania [Column on Bipolar Disorder]

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Editor’s Note: This column focuses on bipolar disorder, as written by a Latina woman who wants to share her story and journey with bipolar disorder.  Previous columns are here, here and here.  Missing Mania* Usually at this point in time I’m up at 1 a.m., 2 a.m. jotting down ideas and feeling inspired.  Instead, I […]

Are You Letting Your Ex’s Familia Hold You Back in Love?


  This past Valentine’s Day you received a phone call from someone that still loves you. This call was not from your ex, but instead it was from your ex’s mother! After 5 years together you two decided to call it quits. Yet, still over two years later, your ex’s mother is still calling you […]

Two Easy & Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Children and Busy Moms


Lately I’ve been working outside the home more than the usual. This means a super fast crazed morning trying to get myself and the kids ready for the day before I head out to work. I’m sure many of you working mamas can relate. Now, before I continue, let me explain that I love breakfast […]

Afro-Latinas: Finding A Place To Belong

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Ivy Farguheson Editor’s Note:  We are republishing this article in celebration of Woman’s Month and our upcoming Twitter Party on AfroLatinas on 3/13, 9PM EST.  Click here: http://t.co/1IeasH8 to participate in the Twitter Party. Identity – It’s something every human being wrestles with at some time in their life – some more than others. For Afro-Latinas, […]

Will the New Latina Please Stand Up? How Social Media is Broadening Latina’s Image


Photo Credit: Liz Henry, CC license I am a regular contributor to the The Huffington Post ‘Latino Voices,’ a new section aiming to bring awareness and discussion to the matters, concerns and hopes of Latinos in this country.  Below is my first contribution — a dedication to all the awesome Latina women in social media. […]

Non-Spanish Fluent Latinas: “Don’t Judge Us”


Announcing the IMAN Cosmetics Latina Model 2012 Search Contest!

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To celebrate the beauty and all skin tones of Latina women, IMAN cosmetics, in partnership with TV Notas Magazine, has launched an exciting Latina Model Search Contest! IMAN Cosmetics is a global beauty brand featuring makeup and skin care products for multicultural women. Focusing on women with “skin of color” worldwide, the company was inspired […]

Celebrate Brunch ~ Coconut Mango Bread


Spring is here!  With Easter around the corner I wanted to share with an easy brunch idea.  Coconut mango cake is widely popular on our family brunch table.  Bursting with the flavors of spring this brunch cake can quickly be baked the night before and tastes even better the next day. Prepared in a 9×13 […]

Celebrating Cuaresma (Lent) with Enfrijoladas

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The Lenten season is upon us.  In these 40 days, we dedicate time to reflect on our lives, treasure our blessings and help those in need. As Catholics we observe Cuaresma (Lent) the 40 day  (not  including Sundays) penitential season that ends on Easter  Sunday.  On  Ash Wednesday and  every Friday during Lent families abstain from consuming  meat. Growing up […]

Join us for a Twitter Party about AfroLatina Women!

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Add Your Voice to the Discussion! The month of March is all about empowering women and on New Latina, we’re taking it one step further to share empowering stories from Latina women. To kick off the Women’s History Month, we’re throwing a party Twitter Party where we’ll discuss some important topics and also share our […]

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