Oct 26, 2014

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A Few Líneas – less than 200-word posts on everyday trivial and not-so-trivial observations, by Dharma E. Cortes. I am watching ‘Man on Wire,’ a documentary about a French tightrope walker chasing a dream: walk between the Twin Towers (circa 1974). His French, Australian, and American comrades who helped him make the dream come true are interviewed. […]

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of Online Dating

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Online dating is the “New Dating”, which is why if you are a single Latina, you need to be on an online dating site! The amazing thing about online dating sites is that you just need one! While it is true that this sexy Latina is on every dating site you can think of (except […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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