Oct 24, 2014

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Introducing: Aunt Clara (Founder of Dominicancooking.com)

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Boredom is my bane, one of the few things I cannot bear. I started my professional career fresh out of the university with a diploma that accredited me as an industrial designer. Less than two years after my graduation I quit my job. A stroke of serendipity landed me a job in a very different […]

Dealing With a Difficult Suegra

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Image source Jennifer Lopez’s on-screen character, “Charlie” faces off with her mother-in-law, “Viola”, (played by Jane Fonda), in the movie “Monster in Law.” “Suegra” is Spanish for “mother-in-law” but the problems that can occur between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law need no translating. The historically difficult relationship knows no borders when it comes to race, religion, […]

Being a Stay-at Home Mom: How I Made it Work

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There are mothers that are better mothers when they work. They can manage work and home amazingly, and parenting just as well. I know many working mamas, and their kids are doing great. There are mothers that prefer to stay at home, those that enjoy every minute with their child. I also know many SAH […]

Spotlight on Sujeiry Gonzalez: Multimedia Entertainer

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Career and Professional Information:  I wear many hats so I call myself a Multimedia Entertainer. More specifically, I am a writer, comedic actress, host, vlogger, blogger, visionary consultant and then some! I am the sole contributor for my website, LoveSujeiry.com, and also edit the content, promote the site and its many giveaways and entertaining stories, […]

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!

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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 […]

Spotlight on Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

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 […]

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 […]

Inspiring Story: Alicia Morga: An Entrepreneur (Video)

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Click on link to watch video What Entrepreneurship Means from Alicia Morga on Vimeo. Continuing on our series of interviews and videos of inspirational Latina women, I have the pleasure and honor of sharing with you the beautiful video and life story of Alicia Morga, former Chairman and CEO of Consorte Media, Inc, which she […]

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