Celebrating Los Tres Reyes (Three Kings’ Day): Our Traditions

Puerto Rico

Editor’s Note: This post was first published on January 6, 2010. Slight edits have been made. Happy Three Kings’ Day! Feliz Dí­a de los Tres Reyes Magos! We did it. Last year, after not celebrating, I resolved to celebrate Three Kings’ Day this year. And, though it’s a normal work day and baby girl is […]

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#101HispanicWaystoDie Shows True Colors

Latino Culture

Yesterday on Twitter, the hashtag #101HispanicWaystoDie was trending and full of tweets poking fun at Latino culture. My friend Tracy alerted me to the hashtag and also wrote about it, and how she contributed with her own light-hearted tweets. Her Vicks VapoRub tweet brought back memories and had me laughing. But, something I noticed as […]

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Are Stereotypes Necessary to Understand Our World?


“Generalizations are necessary to understand the world we live in.” The above statement was from a tweet I received the other day in response to my article about ¡Q’Viva! The Chosen. My article focused on how the show is highlighting Latinos in a positive way and I wrote that they’re sharing Latino culture on TV […]

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Latina Moms and #AmaTuCereal: Kellogg’s Breakfast Findings


Last year I had the opportunity to host a Kellogg’s Love Your Cereal breakfast with friends and family. We learned more about Kellogg’s cereals and had a chance to ask questions directly from a Kellogg’s representative. This year, I’ve once again partnered with Kellogg’s and was part of the Ama Tu Cereal (Love Your Cereal) […]

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Small Steps Towards Creating Healthy Habits {#CheckinforCheckups Giveaway}


Last month I shared information with you about my role in the Check-in for Checkups campaign and the goal of the program. As a reminder, the Check-in for Checkups program was designed to help the Children’s Health Fund provide health checkups to children in need. The idea is that for every healthy habit shared on […]

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