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What Does Being Latina Mean to Me?

Puerto Rico

This post was first published on October 7, 2009. Since I’m speaking today on a panel titled “Latinas in Social Media” at the BlogHer 2010 conference and exploring how being Latina influences our social media interactions, I thought this post was timely. I’ve been asked a difficult question. I was asked to write about what […]

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Curly Hair is Beautiful Too! How Everyday Conversations Become Life Lessons in Our House.

Parenting

Baby girl: “Daddy, you need a haircut.” Husband: “Do I?” Baby girl: “Yes, but not too much. Just a little off the top. You don’t want to be bald because then people would laugh at you.” Husband (after some laughter): “Well baby, I don’t really care if people laugh at me. If they laugh at […]

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Nurturing Fathers Exist – Or Is My Husband a Rare Gem?

Parenting

My husband is a very attentive father – always has been since our daughter was born. He is known for making up silly songs and stories with our 4 year old. He’s also not afraid to don a fancy feather boa and tiara – whether attending a tea party or just playing dress-up. He also […]

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Meat Lovers: A Newlywed Story and Bistec Encebollado Recipe – Plus A #IHeartBeef Giveaway!

Giveaways

Disclosure: This post is part of a “I Heart Beef” campaign with TheMotherhood.com on behalf of The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. I will receive compensation for sharing my memories with you, but my opinions are mine. In fact, I have always loved beef. We are what you would call meat lovers. That is to say […]

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The Gifts We Get And Give

guest-posts

Guest post by Melissa Minchala of Mis Hijos También, where she seeks to create a community of Hispanic parents that can support each other in their traditions. Melissa is the first born child to an immigrant Ecuadorian father and first generation Puerto Rican mother and is a mother of 4 children. Find Melissa on her […]

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