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My BIG IDEA: A Bilingual Latino Travel Media Company

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  MY BIG IDEA: A Bilingual Latino Travel Media Company By: Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz, Founder of GrowingUpBilingual.com My Journey Moving to the US from Guatemala 5 years ago has been the hardest and most challenging thing I have ever done in my life. When we moved to Florida in 2008 getting a job in one of the […]

Natural Hair Lessons on the Streets of Dominican Republic

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Employment and natural hair Question:  If your natural hair is frizzy, tightly curled or coarse, would you go to a job interview with your hair a lo natural — unrelaxed, without blow-dry or un-ironed? Most likely not. Latinas and African-American women are often faced with tremendous bias and prejudice against wearing their hair naturally. There is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Story: Lisann: Actress, Lawyer, Writer, Blogger

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“A strong Latina” Lisann, answering the question:  Who or what inspired you to be who you are today, and achieve your success, thus far? Her blog, Her Deep Thoughts, is filled with inspiration and reflection.  A strong Latina, indeed…

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