Oct 02, 2014

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Being a Young-Looking Mother

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“Ay pobrecita, she’s so young to have a child!”  Those comments come on a daily basis, whether I’m sitting on Amtrak, waiting for the bus, or at the pediatrician’s office.  The stereotypes fly as soon as my son is in tow.  I’m automatically placed in the she-must-be-a-poor-single-Latina-mother category.  These thoughts are not just assumptions, as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who Inspires Me? Sonia Sotomayor’s Mother, Celina Sotomayor

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Celina Sotomayor Watch Angélica Pérez-Litwin, publisher of New Latina, Jennifer Pons, Lauren Hand and Kelly Wallace on the iVillage Turbo Talk, speaking candidly about the women who inspire them (Hint — one is related to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor!); how they find that elusive balance so many of us are constantly seeking and whether a […]

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 […]

New Latina: Liliana Gil

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LILIANA GIL Professional Title: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, XL Alliance.  Entrepreneur. Business Expert. Media Contributor. Country of origin/family heritage:  Born in Bogotá Colombia… I came to the U.S when I was 17 to “learn English”… so yes, I was an ESL student! City you live in: I live on the Hudson River in Jersey City… […]

Delicious Recipe: Lime Ice Cream with Guayaba Cream and Pepita Brittle

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Cooking for me is comfort.  A peaceful break from the busy world, motions that alleviate stressful times in my life or quiet moments to rejuvenate my soul. Cooking gives me the opportunity to spend time with loved ones who offer me endless comfort.  Although not physically with me, but in spirit we cook together. When […]

Taking Care of the Whole You

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Angélica Pérez-Litwin’s piece, on self-care.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. ______________________________________________________ If you’re feeling out […]

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