Jul 26, 2014

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Make Sunday Brunch Plans, Change Them – Latin Style

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Photo Credit: Victoria Garcia via Flickr There’s a Spanish saying: “El hombre propone y Dios dispone” – “Man proposes and God disposes”. There’s truth to this saying, but on a recent Sunday morning, it was more like, “las mujeres proponen y las mujeres disponen.” The Plan The plan was to have Sunday brunch at a […]

Growing Up With My Abuelas

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  My abuelas have always lived nearby. In fact, for most of my early childhood, they lived on the same block (one was across the street!). This was convenient for my parents – and it certainly didn’t go unappreciated. My grandmothers could take care of my sister and me while they worked or pick us […]

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

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  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 […]

Spotlight: Heidi Pellerano, V.P. of Hispanic Marketing at Wasserman Media Group

Heidi Pellerano

As Vice President of Hispanic Marketing at global sport and entertainment agency Wasserman Media Group, Heidi Pellerano has found a niche for herself in the world of sports marketing. Originally from Puerto Rico, she has much to say about the future of Latinas in business. She attributes her success to the influence of her mom, a PhD Epidemiologist.

Universal Spirit: Inter-Faith Roots Teach Tolerance

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Growing up Inter-faith In an age where the greatest segment of our nation’s resources are invested in wars that are seemingly driven- or at least shaped- by religious conflict, I have spent a great deal of time reflecting on God, human nature, and our universal capacity to understand or reject difference. My own family’s religious diversity has […]

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