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Tracy López is a writer living outside the D.C. Metro area. Her blog, Latinaish.com, examines cultural differences she discovers as she navigates life in a bicultural, bilingual family.

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Skelita Calaveras – A doll for Día de los Muertos! {Giveaway!}

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Monster High welcomes a new student in honor of Day of the Dead! Her name? Skelita Calaveras! The Mattel owned line of dolls features characters based off creatures like Frankenstein’s monster, Medusa and Dracula – all of whom attend Monster High as students. Skelita is one of the first international transfer students. Created by Mexican-American doll designer, Natalie Villegas, Skelita is the daughter of Los Eskeletos, and her heritage is rooted in Día de los Muertos. I had the opportunityRead More ...

Mejor Hablemos – Talking to our girls about beauty

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Beauty. Belleza. No matter which language you say it in, the word has the power to conjure up some strong emotions and memories which are particular to each individual’s own past experiences. Some of those memories may be full of happiness and self-confidence – a first crush who returned your smile, un besito, the admiring expressions of family members at your quinceñera or on your wedding day. However most women have just as many memories that bring about feelings ofRead More ...

Momentos de Calidad Twitter Party with Amway!

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The 51 million Latinos who live in the United States, (and those of us who have married into the familia!) know what a colorful, exciting, and beautiful culture it is. Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from September 15th through October 15th each year, allows us to share all the specialness of nuestra cultura with everyone, and gives us a chance to recognize the achievements of American Latinos. Amway, one of the largest direct selling companies in the world, is joiningRead More ...

Quiero mi Baby: Ceceliz & Juan Fernando – Exclusive Interview!

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We’re back with Season 2 of MTV Tr3s’s show, Quiero Mi Baby – a series that reveals the realities of cross-cultural parenting, including language, religion and tradition clashes, in addition to many other issues unique to bi/multicultural families. This season has some new, unique couples we’re going to introduce you to! Check out this preview of tonight’s episode and then see our interview with the couple, Ceceliz and Juan Fernando, below. Episode description: “Ceceliz and Juan Fernando were in shockRead More ...

Quiero mi Baby: Adriana & Brett – Exclusive Interview!

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We’re back with Season 2 of MTV Tr3s’s show, Quiero Mi Baby – a new series that reveals the realities of cross-cultural parenting, including language, religion and tradition clashes, in addition to many other issues unique to bi/multicultural families. This season has some new, unique couples we’re going to introduce you to! Check out this exclusive preview (meaning YOU WILL ONLY SEE IT HERE!) of tonight’s episode and then see our interview with the couple, Adriana & Brett, below. EpisodeRead More ...

Mi Bebé with Lisset Gutierrez – An Exclusive Interview!

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On September 3rd, Spanish-language channel Utilisima launched the new original series, “Mi Bebé.” The show which seeks to offer helpful advice to expectant parents is hosted by actress, Lisset Gutierrez, along with doctors and specialists. SpanglishBaby had a chance to interview Lisset (who is herself a mother!), to find out more. Check it out! SB: So, you’ve been taping your new show, “Mi Bebé.” Are you having fun? Tell us a little about what it’s like on set. LG: Indeed,Read More ...

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