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The Mami Diaries: Meet Carla and Baby Dessa, Our New Mami Diaries Bloggers!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2008 - 13:32

Hola, fellow Mamis! My name is Carla and I'm a 27 year old Cuban Filipina American and where as most young women my age gab about late night cocktails, killer outfits and juicy sex gossip, my daily updates revolve around late night breastfeeding, poopy diapers and missing bobos (or pacifiers to some). In less than a year, I got hitched, knocked up and became responsible for another human being…oh and now, just 13 short months later, I found out that I'm pregnant again!


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Watch Those Eyes
By Mariela Rosario | 10/15/2008 - 13:05

When should those little peepers be examined?


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Pregnancy Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction
By BabyCenter | 10/15/2008 - 12:21

Now that you're pregnant, you've probably heard lots of advice about things you should and shouldn't be doing. A lot of times in Latino culture, these beliefs are based on traditional superstitions. Abuelita
may take them quite seriously, and these old beliefs are a part of our cultural heritage—but, they can also give us a good laugh!


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The Dangers of Childhood Obesity
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 12:22


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The State of Latin Couples
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 12:13


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Speak No Evil
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 12:00


“God, I’m fat. I need to go on a diet.”

Children, especially girls, are constantly bombarded with messages about how they should look. Don’t contribute to the problem and potentially set off a lifetime of problems with negative body image. Talk about a healthy eating plan, but stay away from the word “diet.” Always stress the value of being healthy rather than being thin.


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The Best Way to Make Sure Los Ninos Succeed?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 11:54

As the global marketplace shrinks, more companies than ever are going to want employees who can speak Spanish fluently. Fortunately, we just need a little determination (and a lot of patience) to teach our children Spanish. There’s no excuse for not giving your children the language skills they need to get ahead. Here’s how:


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Car Safety for Tots
By Mariela Rosario | 09/18/2008 - 12:49

If you were ever in a car accident during a routine errand run, would you be sure that your little one was safe in the back seat? In 2007, a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed as many as half of child passengers ages four to seven were not properly restrained, either using seat belts before they were ready (35%), or not restrained at all!


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Back to School: Fall Fashion for Your Kids
By Monica Herrera | 08/25/2008 - 12:42

You've already pampered yourself with fall's hottest fashion trends...now it's time to look after your little ones!

Before you head to the mall for a back to school shopping spree, check out these versatile, comfortable, and above all affordable looks that will keep your kids stylish as the weather cools down.


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