Oct 01, 2014

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Que Pasa? Young Latinas and Suicide Attempts

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souce: stars alive Did you know that young Latinas attempt suicide at a much higher rate than any other ethnic group?  According to the 2009 CDC survey of high school students, 1 out of 9 Latina teens attempts suicide, and the rate is higher (15-21%) in New York City. Like many taboo subjects, suicide is […]

Disbalance: Not always a Bad thing

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source: mbgrigby This week, we’re focusing on work and life. To your surprise, however, I’d like to start this conversation by discussing the importance and meaning of disbalance, not balance, as many might expect. The literature on productivity is filled with ideas and tools on how to create work and life balance.  There is this […]

Your Story: Monica of Mommy Maestra, Latina Blogger

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Bits and Pieces Let me tell you a little secreto I learned when I was much younger: I am a jigsaw Latina. A puzzle that has taken 36 years to complete… and I’m not done yet. My entire family has done their best to help me put myself together. But they didn’t always know how, […]

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