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Daily Chisme: Thalia and Tommy Mottola Getting Divorced? The Singer Says "No"
By Sugey Palomares | 03/14/2013 - 11:11

Good morning chisme lovers! Grab your café and take a little break with us!


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New Study Finds Mexican Moms More Nurturing than U.S.-born Mothers
By Samantha Leal | 09/13/2012 - 09:59

A new study on Mexican-American immigrant mothers finds that they are less tense than Chinese or non-Latino white mothers and that they provide more "warm and supportive home settings."


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10 Things You Didn't Know About Having a Baby
By Angelica Sereda | 08/04/2012 - 15:00

Having a baby is, at the risk of sounding cheesy, life-changing. But even if you're ready for the next step, there are some things you're never really prepared for. Read on to find out just a few. 

You will look at your parents in a completely different way You've heard them tell you before, "Wait ‘til you have your own kids..." Well, they’re right. Everything you put your parents through, the good, the bad and the ugly, you will appreciate them much more after having your own kids and you’ll have a new respect for mami and papi.


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5 Simple Ways to Teach Your Child Spanish
By Angelica Sereda | 07/27/2012 - 18:00

Now, perhaps more than ever, being bilingual is something that will help your child. But raising a bilingual child doesn't have to be a chore (even if you have limited language skills!). With a little creativity, you can make it fun for both of you.

Here are 5 ways to make learning espaňol fun:

1. Have them visit Abuela more often


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Tips For Talking To Kids About Tragedy
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/25/2012 - 18:00

By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.


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Mara Hoffman Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2012
Fashion Designer Mara Hoffman Talks About Her New Collection & Her Love of Arroz Con Pollo
By Nicole Forbis | 07/24/2012 - 19:00

Mara Hoffman’s Swimwear 2013 Fashion Show was anything but ordinary (especially with wolves howling in the background!).  The inspiration? “Desert Outlaw Gypsies” where Hoffman “toughens it up a bit” with bold prints, bold colors, and bold cuts galore.  We caught up with the designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami where we got the inside scoop on her designs, her love life and raising her son in a Latin-American household.

So, we hear you partnered up with Hawaiian Tropic this season, what fueled this pairing?


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Deportations Physically & Emotionally Traumatizing Children, Says New Study
By Samantha Leal | 07/20/2012 - 14:00

A new study shows that children bear the greatest burden of U.S. deportation policies, which cause many of them to exhibit signs physically and emotionally, reports Fox News Latino. These symptoms include loss of appetitie, increases in crying and upset behavior, sleeplessness, clingy behavior, an increase in fear and anxiety and a general fear of law enforcement officials. 


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J.R. Martinez on Bethenny Show with baby daughter Lauryn Annabelle
J.R. Martinez Jokes About Boobs & Fatherhood: "It's Straight Up Milk Now"
By Samantha Leal | 07/12/2012 - 12:51

New father and Dancing With the Stars champion J.R. Martinez admits that his mindset has definitely changed now that he has a baby, reports People. While appearing on the Bethenny show to talk about his daughter, Lauryn Anabelle ("Belle" for short), the Iraq war veteran gushes about his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones and his newfound love of her assets.


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Latina Teen Pregnancy Rate Down 33 Percent
By Samantha Leal | 06/21/2012 - 10:06

Latina teen pregnancy is down 33 percent, hitting its lowest point since 1976, reports a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, pregnancy rates for all teens between the ages of 15 and 19 are down, falling 40 percent overall from 1990 to 2008 (that latest year the data is available).

The main reason teen pregnancy is down? More effective use of birth control methods. 


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Latina Bloggers Take Over the White House
By Samantha Leal | 05/22/2012 - 17:30

Top Latina bloggers were invited to the White House this past weekend, where they were given insight into professional development by a panel of key female executives, as well as given a policy brief covering education and health, reports NBC Latino. Cecilia Munoz, the Director of Domestic Policy at the White House, opened the policy speech by talking about education and student loans.


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