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On being a Latina mom, breaking the cycle of generational trauma, and celebrating familia. 

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Enough is Enough! My Children Deserve to Feel Safe at School

This morning I sent my kids off to school just minutes after I saw the face of 10-year-old Xavier Lopez on my Facebook news feed as one of the first victims identified in the latest school shooting. It was early...
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Culture Family

Latinx Parenting Founder Leslie Priscilla is Changing the Narrative With #EndChanclaCulture Movement

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Leslie Priscilla of Latinx Parenting is determined to do her part to stop generational trauma in the Latinx community. The child development specialist and early childhood and parent educator from Santa Ana, California was moved to “be the bridge” between...
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Family

The Problem With Breastfeeding in America & Lactation Disparities

When I decided to breastfeed my children, I had no idea how racialized breastfeeding had once been. I didn’t know that while breastfeeding had been looked down upon in America as a whole for decades, there was even more stigma...
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Culture Family Lifestyle

Nopalera Founder Sandra Velasquez Talks Motherhood, Her Roots & Entrepreneurship

Not only do we celebrate Mother’s Day in May, but now, President Joe Biden has declared the week of May 1-7, National Small Business Week, so we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate both moms and small business...
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Family

Latinx Teachers Tell Us How They Really Want You to Show Your Appreciation

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Teachers have a challenging and often thankless job. They are responsible for our children for many hours out of each day. They aren’t just educators, they’re caregivers, and their efforts often go unrecognized by students, administrators, and sadly, parents too....
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Culture Family

White Wellness Culture & Why It’s So Complicated for People of Color

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
White women don’t own breastfeeding. I thought that was obvious and something that didn’t need to be explicitly stated. That was until I wrote an essay on the ways that white wellness culture has affected my parenting choices, and attributed...
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Family Lifestyle

Latina Moms Are Among More than a Million Parents Fighting Against Air Pollution

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Over the past several years, the impact of pollution on our environment has become increasingly evident. Of course, we’ve all been told since we were kids that we need to take care of our planet, that we should be careful...
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Family

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Feel Less Stressed About Homework

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper It starts from the minute they walk through the door. The whining and complaining about homework is something most parents have to contend with on a daily basis. We don’t really blame our kids — we didn’t...
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Family

How I’m Avoiding the Learning Challenges I Experienced With My Own Children

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper Growing up, I was a straight A student. Well, that was until fourth grade fractions. I just didn’t get it and despite being in a “talented and gifted” classroom, my teacher did not offer me the classroom...
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Hear From a School District Where Families Have Access to Free Multilingual Tutoring 24/7

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper With so much on our plates as parents, it sometimes feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to help our kids stay on track academically. Moms work more than ever before — often, outside of...