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Maternity Fashion: How to be Stylish, even with a Baby Bump

Maternity Fashion

Image source Sometimes trying to dress an ever-expanding baby bump can seem like a very daunting task, but luckily with a few maternity fashion tips there’s no reason why you can’t be stylish while pregnant. Here are a few tips for all you moms-to-be to get you on your way.   5 Quick Maternity Fashion […]

Health Coaches: A New Type of Healthcare Professional

Health coaching

Have you ever set a weight loss goal but failed to reach it? Has a doctor ever asked you to make a lifestyle change that was difficult? Do you find yourself grabbing that empanada and kicking yourself later? Have you ever felt like you just didn’t have the time? These types of scenarios are common […]

Natural Hair Lessons on the Streets of Dominican Republic

Miss Rizos

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

Lisa Renata

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 […]

New Latina Spotlight: Andrea M. Gutierrez, “Knowledge is Power”

Andrea Gutierrez

Degree(s) :: College/University: B.A. in Visual Arts :: University of The Pacific. Current Job/Professional Title: I am currently an Education Specialist at Micke Grove Zoo in Lodi, CA. I develop educational programming and curriculum for school groups, assist in animal care, coordinate major events. I also coordinate our private and public summer, fall and spring zoo […]

Spotlight on Alicia Morga, Founder & CEO, Refleta

Alicia Morga 5.1.11

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 […]

Ask a Professional: “What’s a Healthy & Safe Way to Lose Weight?”

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Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women — supporting our hermanas one question at a time.  To submit your question, click here. Ask a Professional:  “I Have Been Trying to Lose Weight. I’m Apple Shaped. What is a Healthy […]

Ask a Professional: “I have a Marketing degree, but never did internship. How can I get hands-on experience now?

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Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women — supporting our hermanas one question at a time.  To submit your question, click here. Question:  “I obtained my B.S. in marketing 3 years ago. I did not have the opportunity to […]

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